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Position Type:

Permanent

Closing date:

2024-05-30

Medavie Health Services is a national leader in primary health care solutions, the largest contracted provider of emergency medical services in Canada and delivers care in remote communities as part of our contract with Indigenous Services Canada.

Together, with our compassionate network of 4,300 health care professionals in six provinces, we have a long history of providing innovative community paramedicine programs and delivering mobile integrated health services across the country.

Every day, our team provides high-quality patient care through ground and air ambulance services, medical communications, mobile integrated health/community paramedicine programs, 911 Public Safety, 811 Telehealth, home health care, as well as clinical training.

Medavie Health Services is part of Medavie, a health solutions partner. Together with Medavie Blue Cross, we are committed to providing innovative solutions that will improve the wellbeing... of all Canadians. We are proud to invest in communities to help address some of Canada’s most pressing health care challenges.
• Full-time hours for both full-time and casual (part-time) employees
• Wage may be reflective of years of service

Starting Wage: Step 1 $31.41 + 12% in lieu of benefits (Casual Status). You may provide proof of previous direct work experience to be considered for a wage increase when successful in achieving a permanent or temporary position with Island EMS.

Island Emergency Medical Services (IEMS) is a subsidiary of Medavie Health Services and provides ground ambulance service for the beautiful province of Prince Edward Island. We are responsible for delivering innovative EMS solutions and have been nationally recognized for achieving one of the highest levels of accreditation in Canada’s health care sector. Together, our team focuses on bringing high-quality care to patients when and where they need it through Mobile Integrated Health programs that improve health outcomes for Islanders.

If you are a team player, an Advanced Care Paramedic and thrive to prioritize patient safety and provide high quality EMS – this opportunity is for you!

At IEMS, we pride ourselves in meeting the needs of our patients at the right place and time through the delivery of high-quality services and care. We provide an inclusive and safe working environment and a culture of respect by demonstrating our mission of improving the wellbeing of Canadians and living our values: Caring, Accountable, Innovative, Responsive and Community-Minded.

We also promote lifelong learning and support our teams to do their best through development, coaching and motivation. As a paramedic on our team, you may have opportunities to specialize in:
• Community Paramedic Response Unit (CPRU)
• Mobile Integrated Health (MIH)
• Designated Acute Rapid Transport team (DART)

The ACP provides immediate treatment and transportation of sick and injured individuals to appropriate medical facilities. ACPs operate within the knowledge and scope of the Advanced Care practice, as well as provide leadership throughout each shift using specified educational training. The ACP is responsible for decision-making, leadership and safety of the ambulance throughout each shift. ACPs work alongside PCPs and ICPS on a daily basis and provide a reliable and dependable insight throughout emergency medical situations.

At IEMS, caring is not only a core value, it’s at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to offer resources to support our teams such as an Employee Assistance Program, Internal Peer Support Group, Mental Health support and a comprehensive benefits package that supports employees and their families.

Working Experience:
• Strong sense of belonging, working in a family/tight-knit environment.
• Be part of a team who takes pride as a vital link in our emergency response across the province.
• Island EMS is a unionized environment.
• As Island EMS is a 24hr emergency service, the successful applicant must be available to work rotating 12 hour shifts including some days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. Telestaff calendar is available to request time off and identify availabilities.

Requirements for your application:
• Resume and Cover Letter
• 2-3 professional references
• Eligible for PEI ACP Paramedic License
• Current CPR/BLS card
• Copy of diploma/degree;
• Class 4 Driver's License; unrestricted
• Driver's abstract; issued within the last 60 days
• Valid ACLS certification
• Valid Driver's course certificate (CEVO); issued within the last 2 years
• Criminal Record with Vulnerable Sector Check; issued within the last 60 days
• Confirmation of HEP. B vaccination
• Paramedic Physical Abilities Test (PPAT); issued within the last 12 months
• Additional training and/or education is highly valued

We would like to thank all candidates for expressing interest. Please note only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Medavie Health Services is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees
Summerside PE

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