Job Listing | Primary Care Paramedic

Salary Range: TBD
Location: St Thomas, ON Organization: Elgin St. Thomas EMS (Medavie Health Services Ontario)

Job Type: Part-time
Expiration Date: September 16, 2021
Classification: Union

Job Description

Medavie Health Services Ontario is the subsidiary of Medavie Health Services responsible for the optimal operation and management of Elgin EMS, an integrated, pre hospital care organization. People are the biggest drivers of our success, and we are excited to continue to build a healthier community together. As the land ambulance service provider for Elgin EMS, we’re looking for Part Time Paramedics who are committed to the delivery of innovative health care, safety and communications solutions through knowledgeable and caring professionals. Our belief is in a better life for the communities we serve. Medavie Health Services is part of Medavie, a health services organization. Together with Medavie Blue Cross, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that will improve the health of all Canadians. As a not4or-profit organization, Medavie is proud to commit an annual social dividend to the Medavie Health Foundation to support programs and initiatives aimed at addressing some of our country’s most pressing physical and mental health coverage. Located in St. Thomas, Ontario, and reporting to the Operations Manager, paramedics are responsible for responding to requests for paramedic service and delivering medical care to victims of accident/illness, ensuring safe transportation to receiving medical facilities, and assisting with the on-going care of the patient within the facility as may be required. Also, participates in the ongoing maintenance of ambulance vehicles, equipment and stations, and other duties as may be required. Shifts: This position requires various shift work including days, nights and weekends at all stations throughout Elgin County. Part time staff members are expected to provide availability which meets the current collective agreement, which includes: 32 days, 13 of which shall be weekends per quarter. Availability shall be distributed throughout the quarter. Shifts may be scheduled to a maximum of 84 hours biweekly. Hours are not guaranteed as a part-time employee.

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Qualifications

The ideal candidate must be a certified Primary Care Paramedic. You must meet all employment and qualification criteria as contained in Ontario Regulation 257/00 — Part Ill. Additionally, you are able to perform the functional requirements of the job including performance in high stress and inherently unpredictable situations. You will also be able to perform, bending, crouching, lifting, and walking on uneven ground on a regular basis. Personal Transportation is required as well as proof of a valid Class F driver’s license.

Where To Apply

If you are interested in working with a dynamic team of professionals and possess the necessary qualifications, please send your resume with cover letter to malcolm.gilpin@memseo.com. Please include the competition number ONEL2O2I-07 in the file name along with your first and last name. Competition closes Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 12:00 hours. We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Medavie Health Services is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees. Accommodation will be provided throughout the hiring process, as required. Applicants must make their needs known in advance.