Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) Flight Division

Casual- Peace River, High Level/Fort Vermilion, Grande Prairie AB Competition number 061520-39

Advanced Paramedic Ltd. (APL) is a designated provider for flight, ground, clinic, and industrial Emergency Medical Services (EMS). We are currently accepting applications for the following locations: Peace River, High-Level/Fort Vermilion, and Grande Prairie Alberta. Alberta registered ACPs will provide patient care for transfers on its fixed wing air ambulance operation.

Responsibilities:

  • Assess the extent of injuries or illness to determine medical treatment
  • Perform and interpret diagnostic procedures such as monitor vital signs and interpret lab values such as ABG’s, Lytes
  • Administer pre-hospital emergency care including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), oxygen, bandaging, splinting,assisting in child birth, and the treatment of trauma patients
  • Maintain airways with intubation and surgical airways
  • Treat patients requiring ACLS/ PALS interventions
  • Provide manual cardiac defibrillation and external pacing
  • Initiate, monitor, and maintain blood and blood product transfusions
  • Operate sophisticated equipment in advanced life-support ambulances, medevac aircraft or other advanced lifesupport environments
  • Administer medications for the treatment of medical conditions and management of acute pain
  • Use spinal immobilization devices and traction splints
  • Document and record the nature of injuries and treatment provided
  • Ensure emergency fleet vehicles are properly equipped and are fully supplied
  • Ability to remain firm, reassuring and efficient in moments of crises
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Strong desire to help those in need
  • Must be able to handle confidential information in an ethical and professional manner

Qualifications:

  • ACP practice permit
  • Willingness to learn and practice Advanced Skills
  • Experience managing high acuity and critical patients
  • CPR
  • Valid Class 4 driver’s license
  • Clean Criminal Record Check

Upon hire, the candidate must provide a record of their current immunizations; acceptable driver’s abstract of the last three (3) years of driving history, a criminal record check with a Vulnerable Sector check along with ACP registration for the current year.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Human Resources, hr@advancedparamedic.com quoting competition number 061520-39.page1image45579648

If you have previously applied to APL, please re-apply with the appropriate competition number. We thank all applicants for their interest in the position, however, only those selected for interview will be contacted.