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Emergency Medical Responder - Repost

Requisition ID: 326115 

Position Number: Multiple Positions

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Flexible in Manitoba

Site: Shared Health

Work Location: Flexible in Manitoba

Department / Unit: ERS 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: MAHCP

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP 

FTE: Casual 

Anticipated Shift: 12 hours

Annual Base Hours: 2184

 

Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.

Position Overview

Emergency Medical Responders provide care to patients as part of a multi-disciplinary health care team and are dedicated to providing compassionate, high-quality health care services. 

The Emergency Medical Responder is responsible for providing accessible, responsive, and integrated patient care at all times. They collaborate with health care providers, allied emergency service agencies, and other community agencies. This role is responsible for the safe, effective operation and use of vehicles and equipment as per Manitoba Provincial Regulations, Acts, and Shared Health policy.

The Emergency Medical Responder will be expected to conduct themselves professionally, ethically, and demonstrate commitment to the mission, vision, values, goals, objectives, and policies of Shared Health.

Experience

  • A combination of related training and/or experience is preferred, including:
    • Experience providing care as an Emergency Medical Responder
    • Experience working in patient relations and/or in a customer service capacity

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Graduate of an Emergency Medical Responder program held by an accredited Canadian education institution, or a College of Paramedics of Manitoba approved equivalent

Certification/Licensure/Registration

  • Certificate of Practice with the College of Paramedics of Manitoba – Member in good standing, at minimum at the Emergency Medical Responder level
  • Must have a valid Class IV Manitoba driver’s license 
  • Basic Life Support (BLS), level C or equivalent
  • Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC) from a certified training provider is desired

Qualifications and Skills

  • Knowledge of:
    • College of Paramedics of Manitoba Standards of Practice
    • Scope of Practice as documented in the Regulated Health Professions Act
    • Manitoba Emergency Medical Response and Stretcher Transportation Act
    • Manitoba Highway Traffic Act
    • Shared Health clinical protocols, care maps and associated documents
    • Personal Health Information Act (PHIA)
    • Other applicable Shared Health policies, procedures, guidelines, and directives
  • Competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values
  • Working with individuals from diverse cultural, social and ethnic backgrounds 
  • Use of Shared Health ERS and Digital Health technology, software programs, and equipment
  • Both official languages are essential for designated bilingual positions, to ensure health services are readily available and easily accessible in both official languages
  • Ability to communicate in multiple languages 
  • Demonstrates and encourages others to follow the principles of the LEADS framework; Leading themselves, Engaging others, Achieving results, Developing coalitions, and participating in System transformation.

Physical Requirements

  • Applicants are required to provide a Physical Fitness Assessment by an approved fitness assessment provider
  • Applicants are required to complete a job-related written test of clinical knowledge
  • Good physical and mental health
  • Travel by multiple vehicle types, where inclement weather conditions are anticipated. General risks of responding to a variety of ERS calls
  • Exposure to a variety of high stress, physically, mentally, and emotionally demanding situations, and potential for exposure to communicable disease
  • Moderate to heavy physical effort required, including frequent lifting of patients and equipment
     

We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

 

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

 

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.


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