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Position: Primary Care Paramedic
Organization: Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
City: Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat, ON
Closing: 2024-04-01
City: Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat, ON

Job Description:
Position: Primary Care Paramedic
Site: Fort Albany, Kashechewan and Attawapiskat
Division: Clinical Services
Reports to: Base Supervisor
Status: Rotational Position (two week in-two week out), Full Time - Permanent

Eligible for WAHA Sign-on Bonus (up to $25,000)

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is now accepting applications for experienced professional to fill the key role of Primary Care Paramedic.

Position Profile Requirements:
• Strong teamwork skills
• Ability to work within a multidisciplinary organization to provide quality patient care
• Motivated individual open to learning and ensuring the continued development of the service and organization
• Two-week rotational schedule, working at one of the following bases: Fort Albany, Kashechewan, or Attawapiskat

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide pre-hospital care in accordance with provincial regulation and organizational policies and procedures
• Liaise with primary care providers/allied health providers such as physicians, pharmacists and care coordinators
• Provide general/appropriate pre hospital emergency medical care
• Demonstrate understanding of public health/social issues and resources

• Meet all requirements for employment under the Ambulance Act of Ontario
• Valid certificate signed by the Base Hospital Physician allowing the Paramedic to perform the following controlled medical act.
o Certified in the use of Semi-Automatic Defibrillation
o Certified in symptom relief drug administration
• Ability to communicate in the local native Cree language is an asset
• Successful completion of or able to obtain A-EMCA within 210 days of graduation of a Paramedic program
• Diploma in Paramedicine

• Signing bonus of up to $25,000
• Travel from Toronto or Timmins will be provided via air charter
• Accommodations will be provided by WAHA (for duration of rotation only)
• Retention Incentive ranging from $4000 to $4500, increasing annually
• Northern Allowance ranging from $2691 to $2758.50 per year
• Extensive health and welfare benefits
• Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP)
• Accelerated hiring process

How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame. Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2023-144 to:

Human Resources
Weeneebayko Area Health Authority
P.O. Box 664
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

• Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.ca or faxed to 705-658-4917
• Only those selected for an interview will be contacted
• Internal applicants who meet the qualification and experience requirements and are in good standing with the organization’s attendance
management policy are strongly encouraged to apply
• Please be advised that in order to be eligible for employment at Weeneebayko Area Health Authority, all new hires must have received the full
series of a COVID-19 vaccine or combination of COVID-19 vaccines approved by Health Canada

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