EMS Paramedic

JOB DESCRIPTION

The primary role of EMS is to provide timely and safe response, medical assessment and treatment, and medical transport services to citizens and communities in Manitoba. The core services in the EMS system are Emergency Medical Dispatch, Emergency Medical Response and Medical Care, Emergency Medical Transport and Inter-facility Medical Transport. Emergency Medical Services is a key component of the health care continuum and is considered primary health care.

Land ambulance services are delivered by a combination of providers including the Regional Health Authorities and other service providers under an agreement with regional health authorities (e.g., municipalities, First Nation communities).

The air ambulance service providers include the provincial Lifeflight program (specialized air ambulance services operated provincially) and private air ambulance providers (basic air ambulance services).

The Manitoba Health, Healthy Living and Seniors Emergency Medical Services Branch provides provincial leadership and surveillance of the EMS system. The objective(s) of the Branch are:

  • To facilitate the development of regional emergency medical services that are delivered by the Regional Health Authorities.
  • For the benefit of Manitobans, to be responsible for the legislation and regulation of all aspects of health transport in Manitoba.
  • To coordinate the operation of the Lifeflight Air Ambulance program.
    http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/ems/index.html

WHEN YOU HAVE SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED THIS PROGRAM, YOU WILL

  1. Understand different dosage forms and their action.
  2. Understand the overall operations involved in solid dose production, bacterial fermentation, and protein purification techniques.
  3. Operate common equipment involved in pharmaceutical production.
  4. Apply acquired knowledge and skills to troubleshoot processing problems.
  5. Effectively work with and complete controlled documentation such as batch records, standard operating procedures (SOPs), etc.
  6. Assist in a variety of quality control procedures including environmental sampling, validation of equipment, and on-line checks.
  7. Maintain cleanliness of the production areas by execution of sanitization programs. 
  8. Demonstrate personal hygiene and safety, working within the stringent areas of pharmaceutical manufacturing.
  9. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism, ethical judgment, and organizational skills.

SALARY RANGE

$43,000 - $54,000

RECOMMENDED HIGHSCHOOL COURSES

Secondary School Diploma or equivalent

Biology 40S OR

Chemistry 40S OR
Physics 40S;

English 40S;

One 40S MATH

 

REGULAR ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS


Successful completion of Grade 12, including one credit in each of the following courses: 

 

EMS EDUCATION IN MANITOBA

Criti Care EMS, Inc. 
www.criticareems.com

 

Manitoba Emergency Services College

http://www.firecomm.gov.mb.ca/mesc.html

 

Southern Manitoba Academy for Response Training

www.smartems.net

 

Red River College (PCP)

http://me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/ProgramFrame.aspx?ProgCode=PRICF-NA&RegionCode=WPG

 

 

LINKS TO SITES
 

How do I become a paramedic in Manitoba?

http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/ems/licensing/nre.html

 

Paramedic Association of Canada
 www.paramedic.ca

 

Manitoba Health – Emergency Services Branch

www.gov.mb.ca/health/ems/index.html

 

Paramedicine
www.paramedicine.com