Advanced Care Paramedic - BC Emergency Health Services

Date Posted: Apr 29, 2024

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
BC Emergency Health Services
Rotating, 8 HRS 12 HRS
1 Year
Emergency Department
55 CAD
British Columbia
Contract, Full Time/Permanent, Part Time
May 30, 2024

Job Description

Bring your Advanced Care Paramedic experience to BC Emergency Health Services!

Open the door to your career in beautiful British Columbia. You will contribute to and promote a culture that is patient focused, supportive and respectful of all individuals embracing BCEHS values and guaranteeing that all interactions are performed with professionalism, courtesy, dignity, and respect.


Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) job highlights:

  • Opportunities to transfer to different regions to experience different lifestyles.
  • Provide patient care in pre-hospital emergency situations and transport by ambulance.
  • Paid medical and dental benefits, pension, vacation, and access to ongoing training.


What you’ll do:

ACP professionals provide advanced clinical care to the acutely injured as well as complex primary and urgent care patients. They provide clinical leadership on complex calls and maintain a progressive scope of practice to manage a variety of patient presentations. Every shift is guaranteed to be different, but you can expect to:

  • Provide patient care in, out of hospital emergency and urgent situations, using critical thinking and safe work practices at all times.
  • Advocate for patients through effective communication with colleagues, allied health care professionals and emergency service partners.
  • Provide clinical leadership and support to the patient care teams.
  • Identify issues and strategies to address complex program or system-wide issues which will enhance service delivery and patient care supported by our BCEHS research agenda.
  • Collaborate with health care teams in addressing appropriate patient care needs which may result in non-conveyance.


What you bring:

  • Minimum of 19 years of age
  • Current ACP license to practice in the province of British Columbia (issued by EMALB).
  • Class 1, 2 or 4 BC driver's license (or out of province equivalent), or the ability to obtain within 6 months from your start date.
  • Current driver's abstract demonstrating a safe driving record.
  • Work permit for Canada (or able to obtain)
  • Strong mental resiliency and maturity; highly functional in a dynamic environment


Indigenous Cultural Safety and Diversity

  • Knowledge of Canadian colonial impacts on Indigenous people in social and health contexts, supported by significant knowledge of Canadian and Indigenous ideologies, including knowledge, and understanding of Indigenous cultural safety, cultural humility, Indigenous-specific racism and anti-racism.
  • Awareness of and commitment to learning and understanding the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s 94 Calls to Action (2015), In Plain Site Report (2020), BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019), and Reclaiming Power and Place Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women & Girls calls for justice, and how they intersect across the health care system.
  • Supports team members on their learning journey, ensuring education strategy for team/department to implement Indigenous Cultural Safety at a practical level.
  • Works collaboratively with appropriate Indigenous teams/departments to ensure ICS lens applied holistically.
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.)


While BCEHS would consider a foundation in Indigenous cultural safety to be a strong asset for consideration, our commitment to enhancing Indigenous cultural safety includes providing all employees with access to resources and training programs in partnership with San'yas Core Health Indigenous Cultural Safety Training and Anti-Indigenous Racism Response Training.

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