Paramedic, WEENEEBAYKO AREA HEALTH AUTHORITY
Moose Factory, ON, CANADA; North Bay, ON, CANADA; Toronto, ON, CANADA
Posted May 15, 2012 3 Position(s)
The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is a unified, integrated First Nations Regional Health Authority and delivers most health services to area residents in the communities of Peawanuck, Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Moose Factory and Moosonee. These services include primary care, nursing services, pre-hospital care, mental health services, diabetes education and support services and home and community care support.
Competitive benefits package
Northern living allowance
Semi-annual travel benefits
Continuing education opportunities
Specialized professional experience
Wonderful outdoor lifestyle
The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is seeking candidates for the following positions of PRIMARY CARE PARAMEDIC(S)
One permanent part-time for all Stations - Competition #WAHA-2012- 050
Two full-time for Fort Albany, Ontario - Competition #WAHA-2012-051
You will be responsible for assessing 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 to determine emergency medical treatment. You will Administer pre-hospital emergency care, such as cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR), oxygen, bandaging and splinting and apply adjunctive equipment for ventilation and circulation complications to patients. As well, certified in the use of Semi Automatic Defibrillation and Symptom Relief drug administration.
· Must meet all requirements for employment under the Ambulance Act of Ontario, Revised Statutes of Ontario as amended and Regulation 229/02, Revised Regulations of Ontario
· Hold a valid certificate signed by the Base Hospital Physician allowing the Paramedic to perform the following controlled medical act: Semi-automatic External Defibrillation, Symptom Relief or be willing to obtain within 60 days of hire
· Successful candidate will be required to work on site and standby duties.
Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references,
quoting the Competition number as indicated above
by no later than Tuesday, May 22, 2012 at 12:00 noon