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Emergency Medical Responder

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.

Casual Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) job highlights:
  • Work is available throughout B.C. – can relocate to different regions to experience different lifestyles
  • Provide patient care in pre-hospital emergency situations and transport by ambulance
  • Opportunity to move into regular positions with paid benefits, pension, vacation
Working as a paramedic, every shift is guaranteed to be different. Some of the most challenging things you will face will include working effectively with a team in emotionally charged situations, communicating with distressed family and bystanders, clearly documenting complex events, and practicing diplomacy and empathy when your role may be misunderstood. Some situations will be unpredictable and demand independent, quick decisions where there may not be a clear “right” answer. 

In this role, you can expect to:
  • Provide patient care and transportation by ambulance in pre-hospital emergency situations, always using critical thinking and safe work practices.
  • Advocate for patients through effective communication with colleagues, allied health care professionals and public safety partners.
  • Be responsible for the safe operation of ambulances.
  • Identify issues and strategies to address complex program or system-wide issues which will enhance service delivery and patient care.
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