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Job title: Registered ACP-Paramedic 2190

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:As a Paramedic, you will assess emergency scenes and patients and may transport ill or injured patients from scenes of emergency and/or between facilities. This includes operating ambulances or other modes of transportation. You will treat patients by administering medications, advanced life support (ALS) airway adjuncts and electrical therapy. You may also lead the ALS crew in delivering clinical care during patient transport or at emergency scenes. You will assist with ensuring that ambulances or other Emergency Medical Services (EMS) vehicles, such as transfer vans, are properly stocked and equipped. Alberta Health Services EMS requires the proof of the successful completion of the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test via the certificate provided by the Lifemark organization for all applicants external to AHS or internal to AHS, who do not already hold a clinical position within AHS EMS (VESST, Clinical Educator, EMR, PCP, ACP and Community Paramedic). Your F.A.R.E. test must be completed six (6) prior to the date of your application. Alberta Health Services EMS may verify results with Lifemark to ensure the candidate has successfully completed the test. Please contact Lifemark at www.lifemark.ca/alberta-health-services to find more information on the F.A.R.E. test and how to book your evaluation.Description:As a Paramedic, you will assess emergency scenes and patients and may transport ill or injured patients from scenes of emergency and/or between facilities. This includes operating ambulances or other modes of transportation. You will treat patients by administering medications, advanced life support (ALS) airway adjuncts and electrical therapy. You may also lead the ALS crew in delivering clinical care during patient transport or at emergency scenes. You will assist with ensuring that ambulances or other Emergency Medical Services (EMS) vehicles, such as transfer vans, are properly stocked and equipped. Alberta Health Services EMS requires the proof of the successful completion of the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test via the certificate provided by the Lifemark organization for all applicants external to AHS or internal to AHS, who do not already hold a clinical position within AHS EMS (VESST, Clinical Educator, EMR, PCP, ACP and Community Paramedic). Your F.A.R.E. test must be completed six (6) prior to the date of your application. Alberta Health Services EMS may verify results with Lifemark to ensure the candidate has successfully completed the test. Please contact Lifemark at www.lifemark.ca/alberta-health-services to find more information on the F.A.R.E. test and how to book your evaluation.

  • Classification: Registered ACP-Paramedic 2190
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Unit and Program: Calgary Zone EMS
  • Primary Location: EMS Airdrie
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 02-JUL-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Full Time
  • Date Available: 12-JUL-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 12
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 8
  • Shifts per cycle: 28
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $35.46
  • Maximum Salary: $46.69
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Provided

Required Qualifications:Completion of an accredited Advanced Care Paramedic program. Active registration with Alberta College of Paramedics (ACP) as an Advanced Care Paramedic. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support – Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP). Must hold a valid Class 4 Alberta Operator’s Licence with no more than six (6) demerits. Completion of the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test taken no more than six (6) months prior to the application date. Additional Required Qualifications:Active registration and practice permit with the Alberta College of Paramedics, without restrictions or conditions. Heart and Stroke Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BCLS-HCP) certification (Level C). For candidates external to AHS EMS, completion of the Functional Abilities Recruitment Evaluation (F.A.R.E.) test via Lifemark within 6 months of application. EMS Experience: Metro, Suburban-Rural or Intra-facility transport operations, including working in a Specialty Team Member role such as Flights, TEMS, IRP and MIH. Resume to include/confirm name of service/employer, employment tenure in years/months with dates. Preferred Qualifications:Other Related Experience: examples – Industrial, Firefighting, Emergency or Critical Care Nursing. Resume to include/confirm name of service/employer, employment tenure in years/months with dates. Post-Secondary Education: Completion of post-secondary education (Doctorate, Master, Bachelor Degree; Diploma or Certificate). Resume to include/confirm name of institution attended, program completed and graduation date. Actively employed by AHS EMS in the Calgary Zone.Please note:All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.Security Screening:A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.Healthy Albertans. Healthy
Communities. Together.We’re passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta.Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Location: Airdrie, AB

Job date: Sun, 23 Jun 2024 22:08:23 GMT




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