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Primary Care Paramedic

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Full-Time • James Bay Coast Region


Position:             Primary Care Paramedic
Site:                     All Sites - Moose Factory, Moosonee, Fort Albany, Kashechewan & Constance Lake
Division:             WAHA Paramedic Services
Reports to:        Base Supervisor
Status:                Full Time

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority (WAHA) is now accepting applications for experienced professionals to fill the key roles 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, pharmacists 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



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-EMCA

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

How to apply:

The successful candidate must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screen Check within a specified time frame

Please apply in writing, providing three recent work references, quoting Competition #2023-031 to:


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

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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: 2023-04-14

Contact Information

Weeneebayko Area Health Authority

Phone: 17056584544
Fax: 7056584917

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