ARE YOU INTERESTED IN JOINING OUR TEAM?
We are a progressive company with practitioner responsibilities in accordance with current practice guidelines associated with Saskatchewan Health Protocols in providing BLS, ICP and/or ALS care.
In addition to ensuring consistent and proficient utilization of medical and communications equipment; maintaining a positive, professional relationship with field personnel, administrative staff, associated law enforcement agencies, fire, and other medical personnel; individuals must also posses and demonstrate a positive leadership role within the profession and in the public arena.
The practitioner position encompasses a combination of regular worked hours, on call hours, shift/weekend differentials and overtime hours. Average entry level (Step 1 HSAS) gross salary of $60,000 to $70,000+/year. Current full time schedule deployment includes 6 days on/3 days off. Shamrock and Midway Ambulance Care offer many incentives like Group Medical Benefit programs which include Dental, Vision and other extended health benefits for individuals and families. Additional enticements include RRSP contributions.
MIDWAY AMBULANCE CARE LTD.
P.O. BOX 1179
The Primary Care Paramedic/Emergency Medical Technician (PCP/EMT) and Intermediate Care Paramedic/ Emergency Medical Technician- Advanced integrates skills and knowledge in the provision care during the delivery of Mobile Health Services including Emergency Medical Services and Community Paramedicine Services.
Minimum Requirements for EMT/PCP & EMT-A /ICP:
- Minimum Class 4 Saskatchewan Motor Vehicle Operators License.
- Working knowledge of the legislation, protocols and scope of practice as applicable to EMS practitioners within the province of Saskatchewan.
- Understanding of the Ambulance Act, Paramedics Act, and Highway Traffic Act.
- The ability to work to the required scope of practice.
- CPR (BLS for HCP) certification.
- Competent communication skills including the ability to read and write and to understand verbal and written instructions.
- Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Flexible and adaptable to a changing workload.
- Physically fit and able to perform duties.
- Ability to work as part of a health care team.
- Adherence to the philosophy, vision, mission, strategies, policies and procedures of the Health Region in which you serve.
- Demonstrate accountability, promptness, dependability, professionalism and honesty.
- Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office word processing and spreadsheets, email and Internet
- Good attendance required.
AS PART OF THE EMS TEAM, THE EMS PRACTITIONER WILL:
- Perform and document readiness checks of the ambulance and equipment
- Perform routine ambulance and equipment maintenance and cleaning tasks as needed.
- Conduct and document weekly “deep clean” and inventory tasks.
- Perform routine facility and equipment maintenance and cleaning tasks as needed.
- Participate in required continuing education.
- Contribute to the maintenance of a positive workplace climate by functioning as a leader and participative team member for the delivery of health services in the community and in the region.
- Ensure the annual Provincial ambulance licensing requirements are met
- Accept and respond to dispatch information from the communications centre in an appropriate and efficient manner.
- Act within the scope of practice guidelines while assessing and treating patients according the Saskatchewan Ministry of Health protocols.
- Provide safe transportation to the appropriate Health Care Facility.
- Ensure the safe transfer of care of patients by providing a verbal and written report to the staff at the receiving Health Care Facility.
- Prepare and submit all required patient documentation in a timely manner.
- Ensure that the ambulance is ready for the next response by cleaning and restocking supplies.
For the EMT/PCP and EMT-A/ICP level:
- Completion of a CMA accredited Pre-Hospital Care Program at the Primary Care Paramedic (PCP/EMT & EMT-A/ICP) level.
- Current registration with the Saskatchewan College of Paramedics at the PCP/EMT level.
- Panel Interview.