Primary Care Paramedic
What We Do
We deliver essential medical services to a wide range of companies and help to protect and support workers in remote oil field, pipeline and industrial settings.
About the Role
A day in the life of a primary care paramedic requires courage and compassion; facing diverse and interesting situations where you directly affect people's lives by your actions.
- Consistent work on a rotational schedule
- Flexible scheduling available if applicant is working elsewhere
- Paid per hour in accordance with normal daily/weekly overtime legislation; we do not use Oilwell Servicing exemptions to average overtime
- All other employee pay components are in accordance with provincial employment standards
- Opportunity to enroll in group benefit plan
- Company pays for annual medical registration renewal
- Ongoing investment in training and development
- Provide a quick response to medical emergencies in an industrial setting
- Assess and attend to patient's injuries; determine a course of treatment
- Provide first-aid or support to injured workers
- Effectively communicate status and next steps of the injured worker to emergency services
- Clean and decontaminate vehicles (mobile treatment center) and/or clinic area and maintain areas in a state of operational/medical readiness
- Ensure all reporting and communication requirements are adhered to regarding incidents, injuries and treatment
- Maintain confidential patient medical documentation and reports as per governing body requirements
- Registration as a Primary Care Paramedic with the Alberta College of Paramedics (preference given to candidates with dual provincial registration)
- H2S Alive
- CPR - Health Care Provider (HCP) or Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Non GDL Class 5 (or equivalent) driver's License; Class 4 if working in BC for forestry work
- Common Safety Orientation (CSO)
- Highly skilled and well known for bringing order to chaos; especially when patients are scared, in pain or shock from an injury.
- Caring yet take control type of personality. The ability to take a calm and logical approach to emergency situations.
- Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
- Functional knowledge of computer operations, including Excel, Word, and Outlook
- Effectively organize and prioritize situations and activities ranging from urgent patient care issues to routine office and clinic duties
- Reliable, dependable, and capable of working in a fast-paced team environment
- Able to travel via motor vehicle and air transport
- Physical demands of the role include lifting up to 50 kilos.
- Proof of registration with the Alberta College of Paramedics is required.
- Driver's abstract required showing 4 or less infractions in the last three (3) years
- Candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment drug and alcohol test
We welcome all qualified candidates to apply, the diversity of our workforce reflects the communities we serve.