• Primary Care Paramedic [NL Health Services] Canada
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Job Description

Primary Care Paramedic

Temporary Call In (3 Positions)

Location: Greater Northern Peninsula

St. Anthony, Roddickton, Flowers Cove, NL

The primary purpose of this position is to work as an active member of the health care team providing pre-hospital assessment and medical care to people with acute illnesses or injuries while maintaining a high standard of care to the patients. The Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) is responsible for maintaining professional and organizational standards of practice as well as working as a team member in accordance with the LGH Model of Nursing Clinical Practice. The PCP ensures a safe environment for patients and staff and reports to the Emergency Services Manager. The base for this service will be across multiple sites located on the Greater Northern Peninsula.


" Graduation from High School;

" Graduation from an Approved Primary Care Paramedic program accredited by the Canadian Medical Association;

" Current... registration with the NL Paramedicine Regulation and Office of the Provincial Medical Director as a PCP;

" Current certification in Basic Life Support (CPR);

" Copy of current Advanced Procedures Certificates (IV Therapy, Semi-Automatic Defibrillation, Symptom Relief, etc);

" Successful completion of ITLS (International Trauma Life Support) & NRP or willingness to complete (within timeframe designated by the employer);

" Knowledge of computer skills and an ability to work with Meditech is an asset;

" Valid Class 04 driver's license and must have own vehicle;

" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties: (Included but not limited to)

" Respond to Ambulance calls and provide professional paramedic care to clients onsite, during and after medical emergencies;

" Prepares patient and monitors patient's condition during transport;

" Communicates with the hospital emergency department advising of the nature of illness and injury;

" Completes patient/ambulance documentation including monthly reports;

" Assists with transport arrangements;

" Responsible for the Ambulance equipment;

" Respond to all emergency calls;

" Completes patient documentation during transport;

" Assists with the activities of the nursing department as required including patient registration, portering, triage, ECG's, oxygen administration, glucometers, IV Insertions, etc., that are within scope of practice;

" Does regular scheduled stand-by as required;

" Other related duties as required.


" CG-29 of the Nape-HS salary scale, $26.54 to $29.48 per hour.

Hours Of Work

" Variable Hours; Variable Shifts;

Labrador-Grenfell Health Values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Labrador-Grenfell Health is a Smoke and Scent Free Organization.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2023000012S


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