Community Paramedic Needed In Canada
Community Services is working to build vibrant, healthy and sustainable Yukon communities. The department does this through the provision of a diverse range of services to Yukon communities. We are committed to our core values! At Community Services we believe Respect is the foundation of our organization, Collaboration is achieved through inclusive approaches and sharing of diverse perspectives, Service Excellence is the standard for all our interactions, and Integrity is achieved through honest, committed and accountable public service.
The incumbent will employ professional Primary Care Life Support skills to provide pre-hospital emergency and non-emergency medical treatment to the Dawson City population. The PCP assesses patient condition in order to formulate a treatment plan and to initiate emergency interventions and non-emergency care to provide optimal patient wellbeing. This work is carried out in environments where there is limited medical support.
For more information about this position, please contact Eric Grasholm, Manager, Whitehorse Operations at [email protected]
For more information about the application process, please contact Tyson Hickman, Human Resources Consultant at [email protected]
Wages: $35.78 – $41.45 an hour – Part-time
Please submit your resume demonstrating clearly how you meet the following qualifications. Please note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.
Current PCP license or certification with a paramedic governing body in Canada without conditions or restrictions;
Experience delivering pre-hospital medical care at the Primary Care Paramedic level.
Candidates who have education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
- Ability to demonstrate tact and diplomacy; Patient advocacy;
- Ability to work both independently and in a team environment;
- Conflict management skills
- Experience working with allied agencies (i.e. Police, Fire, Health Care Professionals)
- Conditions of Employment:
Medical clearance, security clearance including vulnerable sector, valid Yukon Class 4 driver’s licence, CPR-HCP, current valid certification.
Shift work including weekends and standby, travel, wearing a uniform, and maintaining all conditions of employment.