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primary care paramedic


Source: Job Bank

Location

Dartmouth, NS
B3B2B2

Salary

$31.07 to $35.54 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 42 to 60 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Work setting

  • Private ambulance company

Tasks

  • Assess extent of injuries or illness of trauma victims to determine emergency medical treatment
  • Administer pre-hospital emergency care
  • Administer medications and provide advanced emergency treatments to patients
  • Transport patients to hospital or other medical facility for further medical care
  • Document and record nature of injuries and treatment provided
  • Assist hospital personnel with provision of medical treatment, if necessary
  • Maintain ambulances and emergency care equipment and supplies

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Class 4/4F/F/4A-B-C Licence (ambulances, emergency vehicles and buses with fewer than 24 passengers)
  • Ambulance driver's licence
  • CPR Certificate

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Medical exam

Transportation/travel information

  • Valid driver's licence
  • Driver's abstract

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines
  • Repetitive tasks
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Organized
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Values and ethics

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Are you willing to relocate for this position?

Experience

  • Experience an asset

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

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