Job Summary: Reporting to the Supervisor, the Emergency Medical Technician/Primary Care Paramedic is responsible for responding to emergent and non emergent EMS calls for service; and for providing initial assessment, treatment and transport of ill or injured persons at the Basic Life Support level.
Grade 12 or equivalent. Emergency Medical Technician/Primary Care Paramedic currently licensed in the Province of Saskatchewan. Current Saskatchewan Class 4 Driver's License and Emergency Vehicle Operations training. Current ITLS Basic. Current Health Care Provider(C) with AED certification.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Physically fit. Must have a high level of technical skills and knowledge as an Emergency Medical Technician/Primary Care Paramedic; strong client focused interpersonal skills, above average ability to respond and function appropriately during stressful and emergent situations; thorough knowledge of organizational policies and procedures, thorough knowledge of application and operation of all equipment pertinent to the job, and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Standby required. Staff housing will be provided at no cost while on duty. This vacancy is for position #35753. Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement. HSAS seniority within the Saskatchewan Health Authority will be considered under the Selection Criteria. Please submit a cover letter and resume when applying for this position.
Whitewood is located approximately 175 kilometres (109 mi) east of Regina and is situated at the crossroads of two major highways systems – the Trans-Canada, which runs east and west, and Sk Hwy 9, which runs north and south from the US border to Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan. Located midway between Brandon, Manitoba and Regina, Whitewood was and continues to be an ideal place to stop and rest.