Job Listing | Primary Care Paramedic, Kenora District Services Board

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Location: District of Kenora, ON Organization: Kenora District Services Board

Job Type: Part-time
Expiration Date: March 13, 2020
Classification: Non-union

Job Description

Dedicated to improving lives, the Kenora District Services Board (KDSB) is the integrated service delivery agency providing help and support when you need it. With forward thinking and engaged employees, we deliver Ontario Works, Social Housing, Early Learning and Child Care, and Land Ambulance to current and future clients. We are currently seeking to hire Primary Care Paramedics (PCPs) who are willing to work on a casual basis at our various land ambulance bases located across the District of Kenora. Our employees enjoy a healthy work environment, career development possibilities, and the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. In collaboration with the Superintendents of Operations, the Primary Care Paramedics operate emergency vehicles and provide pre-hospital emergency medical care and transportation for ill and/or injured persons. As a casual employee, you are employed on a relief and/or replacement basis with no regular schedule, however, there is often the opportunity to work up to full-time hours. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to,: • Providing patient care in accordance with Basic & Advanced Life Support Standards and the current delegated medical acts • Participating in mandatory training sessions as determined by the KDSB, Base Hospital, or Ministry of Health and Long-term Care (MOHLTC) • Communicating through written documentation, verbal reports, radio communication and dialogue with patients, relatives, other employees, allied health workers, other emergency response personnel and the general public • Complying with the requirements of current, relevant legislation, KDSB policies, Base Hospital directives, and any other related policies, directives and/or legislation Successful candidates will: • Be able to work shifts as scheduled including days, nights, weekends and on-call during which you are able to respond quickly and efficiently to emergency calls • Utilize exceptional interpersonal skills, courtesy, tact, and compassion and work effectively in a demanding, challenging emergency medical services environment • Be able to meet the physical demands necessary to perform patient extrication, lifting, carrying, positioning, and treatment

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Qualifications will include: • Certification as a Primary Care Paramedic as defined in the Ambulance Act and as an Advanced Emergency Medical Care Assistant (AEMCA) issued by the MOHLTC • Working knowledge of the Ambulance Act, Basic & Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards, and other MOHLTC regulations governing the provision of Ambulance Services. • Valid CPR BLS Provider Level and a valid Ontario Class F Driver’s License (or equivalent • The ability to provide a current, satisfactory driver’s abstract and criminal background check including vulnerable sector screening, upon request

Where To Apply

Interested applicants are invited to review the Recruitment Process Overview (found on our website) Employment Application for a Primary Care Paramedic (attached) along with their cover letter and resume, by email, and submit their referencing the competition number in the subject line of the e-mail, time to the: Human Resources Department Kenora District Services Board - NWEMS Email:; Fax: (807) 223-6500 on or before March 13, 2020 at 12:00pm (noon) local While all responses are appreciated, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Confidential information provided by applicants will be used for the purpose of this competition only and will be protected in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. The KDSB will make accommodations available wherever possible to applicants with disabilities upon request during the recruitment process. The KDSB is an equal opportunity employer.