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Paramedic Supervisor

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region



Title:                          Paramedic Supervisor                                       

Division:                    Clinical Services

Site:                           Kashechewan

Reports to:                Operations Manager - Paramedic Services

Status:                       Permanent Full-Time


The Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is seeking an experienced leader to fill the key role of Paramedic Supervisor

The Organization

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James and Hudson Bay coast. WAHA comprises of hospitals in Moose Factory, Fort Albany, and Attawapiskat, with a Health Centre in Moosonee. WAHA also provides regional outpatient programs, as well as paramedic services, in Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan, Attawapiskat, and Constance Lake. The span of services, complexity of care needs in the region, and the depth of health integration has made WAHA a leader and a model of health care services in Northern Ontario. WAHA consists of 450 employees, a Physician team, many students, as well as the involvement of vibrant First Nation communities within the region. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

Experienced leader who can lead, work within, and motivate a team

Strong ability to identify, create, and implement operational efficiencies

Excellent written, oral, and electronic communication skills

Knowledge of Indigenous health issues and the geographic region of the James and Hudson Bay Coast

Key Responsibilities:

Plan, organize, direct and control the delivery of Pre-Hospital Care to the Communities served by the WAHA Paramedic Service

Develop and provide orientation, education and in-service programs for staff

Act as a member of the organization’s leadership team

Periodically hold drills or simulated ambulance calls to evaluate and enhance the skills of the staff

Travel is required of this position to all WAHA paramedic service sites

Qualifications & Experience:

Diploma in a recognized Paramedic program

Degree in a Health Field, Health Administration, or Management considered an as asset

Meet all requirements under the Ambulance Act of Ontario

Three years of Primary Care Paramedic experience

Experience managing in a unionized setting is considered an asset


Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP) as well as health and welfare benefits

Retention and travel benefits

Subsidized housing provided, Relocation supports

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation

How to apply:

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2022-286to:

Human Resources

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

Resumes can be emailed to or faxed to 705-658-4917

For more information contact the HR team by email above

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

This position will remain open until filled

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


Weeneebayko Area Health Authority is an inclusive employer. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights code and Accessibility of Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Job Expires: 2023-01-28

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 7056584544
Fax: 7056584917
Kashechewan First Nation Ontario Works Department 27 Wabusk St, Kashechewan, ON P0L 1S0, Canada

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