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Lead Paramedic

YORK REGION

East Gwillimbury, ON, CANADA | Newmarket, ON, CANADA | Toronto, ON, CANADA | Markham, ON, CANADA
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DRAW ON YOUR PASSION. SHAPE OUR COMMUNITY.

Once again, York Region has been named one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.

The Opportunity


Lead Paramedic

Position Purpose
Reporting to the Superintendent/Supervisor EMS Paramedic Operations, is responsible for functioning as a Paramedic within the Performance and Development Division with specific responsibilities depending on the area of assignment such as scheduling, educational, clinical responsibilities, coaching new staff, report writing and data analysis; and assisting with Community initiatives, peer presentations and establishing new external partnerships.

Qualifications
  • Successful completion of an accredited ACP or PCP Community College program or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum 5 year's experience as a Primary or Advanced Care Paramedic.
  • Current certification with Central East Hospital Care Program.
  • Current certifications in Symptom Relief and Defibrillation.
  • Current BTLS International Certificate.
  • CPR instructor with HFSO or willingness to certify and maintain certification
  • Current International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) and ability to certify as an ITLS instructor.
  • Must meet all requirements under legislation to qualify as a Paramedic.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Adult Education and Training Principles and ability to certify as an instructor in EMS related educational programs.
  • Valid Ontario Class "F" or higher driver's license in good standing which meets the requirements of the Ambulance Act of Ontario.
  • Successful Police Criminal Background Check.
  • Knowledge of applicable Standards, Acts, Regulations, Directives, Policies and Legislation pertinent to the job as a Paramedic.
  • Demonstrated understanding of Emergency Planning principles and understanding of Project Management principles.
  • Knowledge of the Region's emergency services structure and organization.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to incorporate core competencies including customer service, communication, team work, initiative/self-management and accountability and flexibility/adaptability
  • General knowledge and demonstrated ability in instructional design, analysis measurement and evaluation methods.
  • Computer literacy utilizing MS Office applications and proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, scheduling, data base and presentation software
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to foster a positive and co-operative working relationship with team members, allied services and other agencies and the public.
  • Ability to work outside regular EMS shifts assignments/patterns including rotating shifts, evenings/nights, weekends and statutory holidays.
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned.

    Draw on your passion. Shape our community.
    Once again, York Region has been named one of the Greater Toronto's Top Employers. One of Canada's fastest growing municipalities, we're proud to be acknowledged as a place where professionals can bring their enthusiasm, talent and ideas for the future - while contributing to the progress of our vital community. As part of our diverse and highly engaged team, you'll have the opportunity to work on innovative projects that further a sustainable environment, enhance our public services and promote a healthy community.



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