Primary Care Paramedic

Job Title :Primary Care Paramedic

Organization: BC Emergency Health Services

Job Location: Northern BC, various locations

DESCRIPTION:

Part Time/On-Call Primary Care Paramedic, Northern BC

Union CUPE 873
Job Location Tumbler Ridge, Hudson’s Hope, Granisle, Wells, Haida Gwaii
Job Type Casual/On-Call
Number of Positions Multiple
Start Date ASAP
Closing Date On-going

The British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) is the lead Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency in British Columbia, the largest EMS provider in Canada, and one of the largest in North America responding to over 500,000 ground calls and 7800 air calls every year. BCAS operates under the authority of the BC Emergency Health Services which is supported by the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA).

Gain the reward of helping others and open the door to your career as a paramedic. Join the BCAS as an EMR or PCP and become a trusted and respected figure in your community. Working as an EMR is an entry-level, community-focused position ideal for people who live and work in a rural or remote area. A Primary Care Paramedic license will lead to opportunities in other stations including urban areas across the province.

Duties

As a valued health care professional, practitioners will:
• provide quality patient care in pre-hospital emergency situations
• be a patient advocate who can communicate and interact effectively with co-workers, other allied health care professionals and public safety partners
• ensure safe, proficient, and efficient patient care and transportation
• provide direction and supervise trainees, as required
• be responsible for station security and maintain the station in clean working order
• be responsible for the safe operation of ambulances
• enhance service delivery and patient care by identifying issues and strategies to address complex program or system-wide problems and concerns.

Qualifications

• Valid EMR or PCP license
• Valid Class 1, 2 or 4 BC Driver's License (or out of province equivalent)
• Driver's Abstract

To Apply

For more information and to apply, contact our Careers Help Desk at 1-877-577-BCAS
Please visit the BCEHS web site at http://www.bcehs.ca/careers/ to complete an application form and forward with your pre-requisite documents to:

EMAIL: BCASCareers@phsa.ca (please quote “Paramedic.ca” in the subject line)

Job Status: Permanent

Position: Part-time

Contact Name: BCAS Careers Help Desk

Contact Phone: 1-877-577-2227

Contact Email: BCASCareers@phsa.ca

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