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Alberta Health Services EMT – Paramedic 2190 Temporary in Red Earth Creek, AB

Alberta Health Services

Branch Red Earth Creek AB CA

Position:
EMT – Paramedic 2190
Location:
Red Earth Creek, AB

Attending training, meetings, conferences, workshops, and participating in in-service programs. Expressing concerns constructively and positively, outlining and…

Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic is responsible for following organizational direction and meeting established expectations when performing required operational duties. Also responsible for assessment, treatment and transport of ill or injured patients at a Basic Life Support level. This will be accomplished through effective communication, initiative and insight, sound technical and professional knowledge, and promotion of best practices for both internal and external clients.

Organizational responsibility:
Understanding and complying with GPREMS policies, procedures, protocols, job descriptions, and organizational directives.
Understanding and complying with Ambulance Services Act, Health Professions Act, Alberta College of Paramedics regulations and associated legislation.
Understanding organizational expectations and seeking clarification when expectations are not clear.
Understanding GPREMS role and organizational requirements/expectations as a regional service and displaying compliance to these requirements/expectations.
Aiding in facilitation of organizational improvements, enhancing patient care and efficient delivery of external client services.
Remaining aware of quality assurance standards and monitoring performance of self to these standards.
Participating in committee work as required, goal setting, and performance appraisals.

Provides exceptional customer service:
Displaying high quality service delivery to internal and external customers.
Undertaking efforts to meet and exceed customer expectations.
Supportively seeking customer feedback, taking timely action to resolve problems.

Problem solving in consultation with Human Resources:
Displaying initiative and insight with respect to problem solving and recommendation of solutions.
Outlining and defining problems to be solved and participating in and promoting problem solving.
Expressing concerns constructively and positively, outlining and defining recommended solutions and problems, and assisting with the implementation of solutions.
Consulting others for advice, options alternatives and implications.
Acknowledging conflict situations and working productively toward a resolution.

Functions cooperatively and efficiently as a team member:
Acting as a role model for team and accepting responsibility for choices of self and of the team.
Identifying and removing barriers that keep team from working efficiently.

Communication:
Instilling communication principles in others by leading through example.
Promoting constructive interpersonal relationships between staff.
Accurately and consistently completing all required documentation.
Adhering to organizational directives with respect to completion of written documentation.

Educational and regulatory responsibilities:
Maintaining and progressing with professional educational, regulatory and organizational requirements.
Staying up-to-date with job related innovations, including protocols, policies, procedures new trends, equipment, technological changes etc..
Attending training, meetings, conferences, workshops, and participating in in-service programs.
Maintaining all required certifications and regulatory requirements.
Participating in orientation programs.
Maintaining competency relative to job requirements.
Participating in professional association activities as required.
Providing beneficial educational experience and preceptor-ship to practicum students as required.

Patient care and operational duties:
Practicing and promoting the provision of patient care and development of ‘best practice’ standards of patient care in the pre-hospital, inter-hospital, and intra-hospital environment.
Participating in the development and promotion of clinical ‘best practice’ standards of care for the pre-hospital, inter-hospital, and intra-hospital environment.
Promoting the provision of ‘best practice’ standards as related to operational requirements and duties.
Operating all vehicles in a safe and professional manner with respect to environmental conditions, vehicle abilities, organizational direction, and required regulations as per the Highway Traffic and Safety Act.
Responding as dispatched in accordance with established operational directives and performance standards.
Providing scene assessment, patient assessment, patient treatment, and patient transport at the Basic Life Support Level in accordance with the Health Disciplines Act, Ambulance Services Act, Ambulance Services Act, Medical Director approved protocols, and organizational direction, in the pre-hospital, inter-hospital, and intra-hospital environment as related to ground and air responses in urban, rural, and remote geographical settings.
Participating in the provision of Advanced Life Support (ALS) level care when working with a recognized and approved ALS partner.
Working professionally and harmoniously with allied agencies in the provision of patient care prospectively, reactively, and retrospectively.
Participating in Quality Improvement activities as required.
Assembling, restocking, cleaning and maintaining units, patient care equipment, and facility.

Demonstrated sound knowledge of approved and required clinical practices as related to the response to, assessment of, treatment of, and transport of patients in the pre-hospital and in-hospital environment in urban, rural and remote geographical settings.
Demonstrated ability to interface and function with an Advanced Life Support (ALS) partner in the provision of ALS care to patients.
Demonstrates commitment to continuing professional development.
Evidence of ability to ensure harmonious and productive relationships are maintained.

I n addition to a competitive rate of pay, Alberta Health Services currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.]

This position is a 7 on 7 off core-flex rotation.

Qualifications:

– Permanent Alberta licensure as a Registered Emergency Medical Technologist – Paramedic (EMT-P).
– Candidates must possess a valid class 4 Alberta Operators License or equivalent with no more than six (6) demerits.
– A driver’s abstract must be submitted at time of application, dated no more than 30 days from date of application.
– Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.
– Current certification in Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS), or equivalent.
– Current certification in Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS-HCP).
– Current 12-2 certifications, as required.
– Automatic External Defibrillation Course preferred.
– Current National Academy for Professional Driving (NAPD) certification preferred.
– Knowledge of Ambulance Services Act, Health Professions Act, and associated regulations and legislation.
– Knowledge of occupational health and safety standards and application of such.

Abilities:
– Ability to understand and consistently achieve organizational expectations.
– Ability to plan and carry out responsibilities with minimum of supervision.
– Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and communication patterns (i.e. conflict resolution).
– Ability to integrate clinical knowledge and experience into educational settings as related to precepting of practicum students.
– Ability to exercise diplomacy and lead by example.
– Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines.
– Ability to adapt to a dynamic working environment and duties that can change on short.

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Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Red Earth Creek, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-09-23
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