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Advanced Care Paramedic – Emergency Department

Nova Scotia Health Authority

This is a Full-time position in Victoria, BC posted July 16, 2021.

Click here to apply as an internal applicant.

Req ID: 115223 Location: Western Zone, Digby General Hospital Company: NSHA Department: OPWZ EMG Emergency Digby Type of Employment: Casual Relief (3% FTE) x 6 position(s) Union Status: CUPE Posting Closing Date: 21-Jul-21 Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.

We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community-based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians.

We operate hospitals, health centres and community-based programs across the province.

Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need.

This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities Reporting to the Manager, the Advanced Care Paramedic is assigned tasks by the Clinical leader and works in collaboration with other interdisciplinary team members to meet patient care needs.

He/she supports patient care by practicing within the Advanced Care Paramedic scope of practice and demonstrated competencies in provision of care.

The Advanced Care Paramedic accepts responsibility for maintaining and continually enhancing competencies through on-going professional development, including participation in education programs, research and continuous quality activities.

The Advanced Care Paramedic’s practice and conduct is defined by the professional registration body (EHSNS), and they are responsible for ensuring that their registration is current and valid.

The Advanced Care Paramedic contributes to the efficiency and effective functioning of the department in meeting patient needs.

The Advanced Care Paramedic supports the development of colleagues and students through acting as a preceptor and providing on-going mentorship.

Qualifications Grade XII required Registered and licensed with the College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia (CPNS) required One (1) year of experience working as an Advanced Care Paramedic an asset Current BLS-C (HCP) certification is required Previous work experience in a hospital setting or in emergency care preferred Demonstrated effective communication, interpersonal, organizational, patient assessment and telecommunications skills Competencies in other languages preferred, French is an asset Please Note: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application.

Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information.

Hours of Work Six (6) casual relief positions Salary Information $28.4111
– $32.9251 hourly Thank you for your interest in this position.

Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Typically interviews are held within three to four weeks of the closing date.

Successful external applicants will be required to submit the below documents and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment.

Additional documentation such as banking & proof of identity will be included in your offer letter.

Criminal Record Check Proof of education & training certifications Proof of any additional required qualification Valid registration with the relevant licensing body Submission of immunization record along with health assessment documentation Proof of SIN number Hiring Process will depend on the timeliness of delivering the above.

This is a Healthcare bargaining unit
– CUPE position.

Preference is given to bargaining unit employees for unionized positions.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is proud to provide a smoke free and scent free environment.

Only online applications are accepted.

Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA) is committed to being a workforce that is free of discrimination, values diversity and is representative, at all job levels, of the people we serve.

Our priority groups are Aboriginal People, African Nova Scotians, Persons with Disabilities and Recent Immigrants.

Members of these groups are welcome to apply and self-identify if they wish to be considered under our Employment Equity policy.

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