Salary Range: $95,964 - $113,948
Location: City of Kawartha Lakes, ON Organization: Kawartha Lakes Paramedic Service
Job Type: Full-time
Expiration Date: September 12, 2021
The City of Kawartha Lakes is located on the Trent Severn Waterway in central Ontario, the City of Kawartha Lakes offers a unique mix of urban, rural and waterfront living to its growing population of 75,000. The City is a progressive, forward-thinking community with a positive business environment and a thriving artistic community. Recognized as a prime tourist area for its year-round leisure opportunities, Kawartha Lakes is rich in culture and heritage, a strong agricultural community, and abundant in all the amenities being sought by residents and visitors alike. Under the direction of the Deputy Chief, Operations, this permanent full-time Superintendent, Paramedic Service position provides general day-to-day leadership, oversight and support to paramedics to ensure regulatory and service responsibilities are delivered as appropriate; acts as the Paramedic Service lead with regard to in-coming communications, while carrying out various day to day administrative tasks; and assists the management team with operating and professional standards tasks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES OF POSITION: This position is responsible for receiving and responding to in-coming Shift Superintendent communications from employees, ambulance dispatch, base hospital, police, fire and other health and professional allied agencies; ensures that various crew reports are completed, delivered, gathered, reviewed and logged; conducts base/post visits and ensures that equipment and supplies are received and delivered to base locations; Provide day to day supervision and leadership in a manner that encourages clinical excellence. In addition, the successful incumbent will handle various special projects and tasks for Paramedic Services, such as development of community education programs, public relations. To achieve this, you will be working independently and in concert with management, employees, allied and health professionals and the general public. Your work will enable the City of Kawartha Lakes to continually provide excellent support and delivery of paramedic services.
You will be a motivated self-starter with post-secondary degree in Paramedicine, Health Sciences or a related field. You will have a minimum of 4 years related experience including supervisory and/or leadership experience, and significant experience in the provincial ambulance system, gained by working as a Paramedic or an Advanced Care Paramedic, which must include EMCA or AEMCA certification. In addition you will have Defibrillation and System Relief Certification, and be willing to obtain Autonomous I.V. certification within a reasonable timeframe. Knowledge of legislation including the Ambulance Act, Highway Traffic Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act, Ministry of Health policies, procedures, guidelines and specifications, etc. is required. Your knowledge and experience is rounded out with strong interpersonal and communication skills, demonstrated problem solving and decision making skills, along with interest, aptitude and demonstrated ability in specialized Paramedic project work. In addition, you will possess and maintain a valid Ontario Class “F” Driver’s Licence. This position requires travel throughout the City of Kawartha Lakes to attend meetings and various work locations. Some overtime or early/late meetings will be required.
Interested applicants are encouraged to apply on or before September 12, 2021 through the Careers page on our website: https://www.kawarthalakes.ca. We will accommodate the needs of applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Please advise Human Resources to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout this process.