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Primary Care Paramedic

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region


 Title:                         Primary Care Paramedic

Division:                    Moosonee

Site:                            Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Reports to:               Base Supervisor

Status:                       Permanent Full-Time


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

The Organization:

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is the leading health care provider on the western James 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 Paramedicine 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 community stakeholders. It is affiliated with Queens University and offers many educational opportunities for current and prospective team members.

Position Profile Requirements:

Strong teamwork skills

Ability to work within a multidisciplinary organization to provide quality patient care.

Motivated individual open to learning and ensuring the continued development of the service and organization.

Key Responsibilities:

Provide pre-hospital care in accordance with provincial regulation and organizational policies and procedures.

Liaise with primary care providers/allied health providers such as physicians, pharmacist and care coordinators.

Provide patient education, self-management coaching, welfare checks, post exacerbation and hospital discharge follow up support to manage their underlying condition(s)

Provide general/appropriate pre hospital emergency medical care

Demonstrate understanding of public health/social issues and resources

Qualifications & Experience:

Meet all requirements for employment under the Ambulance Act of Ontario

Valid certificate signed by the Base Hospital Physician allowing the Paramedic to perform the following controlled Medical Act, or be certified within 60 days of hire:

o   Successful completion of A-EM CA

o   Diploma in Paramedicine

Certified in the use of Semi-Automatic Defibrillation

Certified in symptom relief drug administration.

Ability to communicate in the local native Cree language is an asset


Defined contribution pension plan (HOOPP)

Working for an organization currently undergoing development and transformation

Being part of a strong and cohesive multidisciplinary team

Travel, Northern allowance benefits, subsidized housing and Relocation allowance

How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Criminal Record Check within a specified time frame.

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition 2023-017 Wednesday, February 1st 2023 at 12:00 noon to:

                                                     Human Resources Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

                                                                                        P.O. Box 664

Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0

Resumes can be emailed to jobs@waha.caor faxed to 705-658-4917

For more information contact the HR team by email above

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: 2023-02-01

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 7056584544
Fax: 705-658-4917
21 First St 21 First St, Moosonee, ON P0L 1Y0, Canada

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