EMT (Primary Care Paramedic)
Health Careers in Saskatchewan
Biggar, Canada
5d ago

Job Description

The EMT will respond to calls for service as per dispatch instructions, providing assessment, treatment and transportation of ill or injured persons.

The EMT will cover standy assignment as operations require.

Required Qualifications

  • Valid Class 4 drivers license
  • Clean Driver's Abstract
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) - Basic
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Instructor Certificate, or required to obtain within 1 year of employment
  • CMA Accredited Pre-Hospital Care Program at the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP / EMT) level
  • Registered with the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics at the PCP / EMT level
  • Health Care Provider Level C Certification (HCP-C)
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with and maintain an effective working relationship with clients from diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds
  • Other Information

  • Must be able to respond to the ambulance within 10 minutes when on-call
  • May consider hiring Primary Care Paramedics (PCP / EMT) trained without 2011 National Occupational Compentency Profile (NOCP) standards who will be required to obtain these standards within six (6) months at his / her own expense
  • Wherever possible, the employer will endeavour to ensure on-call assignments do not exceed 300 hours in a three-week period
  • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO / HSAS Collective Agreement.
  • HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria.

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