Primary Care Paramedic

Company

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as Paramedicine services in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Peawanuck. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Location

Moose Factory, Ontario

Duties

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide pre-hospital care in accordance with provincial regulation and organizational policies and procedures
• Assess the extent of injuries or illness of trauma victims, patients with respiratory and/or cardiac disease and stress, overdose and poisoning victims, industrial accident victims, and other ill or injured individuals
• Determine emergency medical treatment for all patients
• Administer pre-hospital emergency care in adherence to all organizational and professional guidelines and regulations
• Work on site and standby duties

Requirements

Qualifications/Experience:
• Meet all requirements for employment under the Ambulance Act of Ontario
• Valid certificate signed by the Base Hospital Physician allowing the Paramedic to perform the following controlled medical act, or be certified within 60 days of hire:
o Successful completion of A-EMCA
o Diploma in Paramedicine
• Certified in the use of Semi-Automatic Defibrillation
• Certified in symptom relief drug administration
• Ability to communicate in Cree & French, considered an asset

Start Date

2021-11-23

Hours

Full Time

Salary

Please contact us for salary information

Contact

Name

Ben Authority Mendillo

Address

P.O. Box 664- 19 Hospital Dr.

Telephone

705-658-4544

Email

jobs@waha.ca

Other Email

jobs@waha.ca

Display Date

2021-11-23

Expiry Date

2022-05-19