Medical Technician
Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre Quebec
Roberval, Quebec
4d ago

Medical Technicians work with Medical Officers and Nursing Officers to treat the sick and injured in all kinds of Forces' operations and units.

A Medical Technician has the following primary duties :

  • Provide initial care for patients - In trauma cases, provide basic life support treatments - Prescribe some medications in accordance with their scope of practice -
  • Provide medical support during environmental operations - Recover casualties from the point of injury and transport them to a medical facility by wheeled or tracked ambulance, or by air -

    Participate in rescues from crashed vehicles, tanks, ships, aircraft and damaged buildings - Give basic advice on disease prevention, hygiene and sanitation -

    Perform specific environmental health and preventive medicine duties - Collect specimens and perform basic laboratory procedures -

    Operate and maintain medical and life-support equipment - Perform electrocardiograms and audiograms - Initiate, maintain and distribute medical records, documents, reports and returns -

    Maintain, replenish and account for general and medical supplies Medical Technicians spend most of their careers working directly with the Forces within Canada, on ships at sea, and deployed on international missions.

    They usually work in shifts and, occasionally, on call. Generally, the number of hours of work per week is 40 hours. However, military members can be called to work on atypical schedules according to the operational needs.

    This job also exists on a part-time basis with the Reserve Force, usually evenings and weekends. For more details about the job :

    http :

    bit.ly / FAC00334E You can apply for this position if you meet at least these conditions :

  • To have completed the requirements for a high school doploma in Canada; OR Have completed a diplôme d'études professionnelles (DEP);
  • OR Have obtained a certificate of equivalence at the secondary level (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED) To have completed at least Math 426 (TS4 or SN4), Secondary III (ST3) or Secondary V (ST5) and Secondary V Chemistry To have a valid driver's licence Salary :

    35 800$ to 98 300$ per year*

  • The minimum wage mentioned above is the first year of service. The military member will earn a base salary of approximately $ 60,200 after approximately four years of service.
  • The salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1st, 2017.

    To know more about the rates of pay :

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    bit.ly / payratesE No civilian jobs are exactly equivalent to this military profession. These professions are mentioned here to give an example of the type of work required.

  • Primary Care Paramedic · Emergency Medical Attendant · Registered Nursing Assistant · Licensed practical nurses · Orderlies · Patient service associates · Allied primary health practitioners · Assisting occupations in support of health services · Technical occupations in therapy and assessment Why you should choose the Canadian Armed Forces?
  • We are actively looking for motivated and talented members just like you! Members of the Canadian Armed Forces work to protect Canada and defend its sovereignty.

    They contribute to peace and international security, and work with the United States to defend North America. They are always ready to respond to threats, natural disasters or humanitarian crises in Canada or around the world.

    Experience unique adventures, stimulating challenges, rewarding friendships, and the opportunity to see and shape the world while serving your country.

    The different career options offered by the Canadian Armed Forces give you access to exceptional jobs where you can excel, no matter how far you go in your career path! O U R M A I N S P H E R E S O F E X P E R T I S E :

  • Administration and logistics - Technology sensors - Electricity - Electronics - Air or sea navigation - Data processing -
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    bit.ly / CAFJobs - Full or part time - Post-secondary education and - Subsidized and paid training - Very competitive salaries -

    Training and continuous advancement - 100% free medical and dental care - One of the best retirement plans - 20-25 days of paid leave from the first year -

    Work-family balance - Free services to the family - Sports and fitness on work hours - Respect and appreciation of human diversity -

    Free learning of a second language - Definitely the best team to join! For more information about our advantages :

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