Community Paramedic 114-22-2

Community Paramedic 114-22-2

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Author pmnationtalk
Date June 15, 2022
Deadline June 29, 2022
Type Full Time
Company Six Nations of the Grand River
Salary $40.86 - Per Hour
Location Ohsweken, ON
Category Health Services
Client Six Nations of the Grand River
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COMMUNITY PARAMEDIC 114-22-2
PARAMEDIC SERVIES, HEALTH SERVICES
Full-Time

Applications will be received by Six Nations of the Grand River and Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT) up until 4:00 p.m. EST, Wednesday, June 29, 2022, for the Activity Assistant with Iroquois Lodge, Health Services Department.  The Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form, Job Posting and Job Description are available for printing from the www.greatsn.com website.  Online applications accepted through https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.

Applicants from Six Nations and other First Nations will be given preference to deliver programs and services in a First Nations community.

JOB SUMMARY: Reports to and works under direction and supervision of Six Nations Paramedic Services Chief, Deputy Chief, and Supervisor.

A Community Paramedic is a Paramedic placed in a non-typical situation, serving to increase the health and wellbeing of the citizens of Six Nations. Referrals for service are received through various public & private agencies, family members of the clients, clients, and Paramedics. To assist Paramedic Chiefs and Supervisor in designing, developing, planning, implementing, and maintaining the Paramedic Service Program for the Six Nations Community and surrounding areas as part of the Six Nations Paramedic Services, Health Services Department of the Six Nations of the Grand River.  To support and promote the mission and values of Six Nations Paramedic Services and Six Nations Health Services.  To serve as a mentor to new paramedics.

Type Full Time
Closing Date  June 29, 2022
Term Permanent
Hours of Work  40 hours a week
Wage $40.86/hr

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • All paramedic/Advanced-Emergency Medical Care Assistant (A-EMCA) employees must meet the minimum standard for employment as set out in the Ambulance Act and Regulations (Part III, Qualifications of Emergency Medical Attendants and Paramedics).
  • Successfully completed an Ambulance and Emergency Care program or a Primary Care Paramedic program at an approved College of Applied Arts and Technology.
  • Possess a Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, A-EMCA certificate.
  • Must hold a valid class “F” driver’s license issued under the Highway Traffic Act that authorizes a person to drive an ambulance and clean driver’s abstract check.
  • Must have a clean criminal record check including Vulnerable Sector screening search.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the obligations set forth in the following:
    • Basic/Advanced Life Support Patient Care Standards
    • Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care regulations governing provision of Paramedic Services
    • Paramedic Medical Directives as set out by the Centre of Paramedic Education and Research
    • Operations/Policy & Procedures Manuals
  • Must be successful in certification from Centre of Paramedic Education and Research Medical Director to perform manual defibrillation and administer symptom relief medications, initiate intravenous therapy and any other additional skills designated by the Base Hospital Program and Six Nations Paramedic Services or able to obtain certification as soon as possible after employment.
  • Must be free from all communicable diseases as outlined in Ontario Reg. 558/91 (Specification of Communicable Diseases) and provide documentation to support.
  • Must have a valid certificate signed by a physician that states the person is immunized against tetanus, diphtheria, hepatitis B, poliomyelitis, varicella, rubella, influenza or that such immunization is contra-indicated.
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certification at the Health Care Provider Level by an approved provider and will complete annual re-certification thereafter.
  • Must be able to adhere to service uniform policy which includes wearing a respirator (N95) and other personal protective equipment.
  • Physical strength, coordination and manual dexterity to perform patient extrication, lifting, carrying and positioning as well as treatment.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: (Choose one method ONLY):

Method #1:  Online

  1. Please visit: https://www.vscyberhosting.com/sixnations/ to access our job board and follow the directions to apply.
  2. Please ensure all required documents are provided/uploaded with your application package, which include:
    1. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
    2. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
    3. Copy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  3. If you have any questions or need assistance please reach out to Lesleigh Rusnak, Staffing Officer at 519-445-2223 ext 4343 or via email at [email protected].

Method #2: GREAT – Applications must include all of the following:

  1. Printed, filled in and authorized Six Nations of the Grand River Application for Employment Form.
  2. Cover letter including your band name and number (if applicable). Please indicate in your letter how your education and experience qualifies you for this position.
  3. Recent resume clearly identifying that you meet the Basic Qualifications of this position as stipulated above.
  4. Photocopy of your education diploma/degree/certificate and transcript.
  5. Place all documents listed above in a sealed envelope and mail to or drop off at:

Community Paramedic – Full-time – 114-22-2
c/o Reception Desk
Grand River Employment & Training (GREAT)
P.O. Box 69, 16 Sunrise Court
Ohsweken, Ontario  N0A 1M0

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