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Primary Care Paramedic



Primary Care Paramedics (PCPs) begin their career with BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) as part-time employees and are required to be available for a minimum of 8 shifts per month. These shifts may be a combination of regular shifts and on-call shifts. As PCPs gain seniority they have an opportunity to apply for full-time positions.‎

On-call, part-time employees are required to be available for a minimum of 8 shifts per month where a shift is normally 12 hours.

 

The Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB) issues licenses to individuals who have successfully completed a recognized PCP training program.

 

Yes, you can apply for a job as a PCP in more than one region. On the application form you will be asked to indicate the stations you would like to be considered for as opportunities arise. Simply complete a BCEHS Application for Employment Form and submit it with the requested supplemental forms to PHSA Talent Acquisition’s BCEHS Careers Help Desk via email to bcehscareers@phsa.ca

 
PCPs with the BCEHS can pursue a variety of career options in the areas of training, quality improvement and Emergency Medical Dispatch. Additional career advancement opportunities include supervisory positions such as Unit Chief or District Supervisor, as well as specialized paramedic work as an Infant Transport Team Paramedic, Advanced Care Paramedic, or Critical Care Paramedic.

BCEHS accepts applications on a continual basis from individuals who hold a BC paramedic license. Information regarding the paramedic licensing process in BC can be directed to the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB), a Government body separate from the BCEHS. To explore career opportunities with BCEHS please contact PHSA Talent Acquisition’s BCEHS Careers Help Desk via email at bcehscareers@phsa.ca or visit our website, which includes information on the qualifications, application process, and career opportunities for individuals who are interested in working as a BCEHS paramedic. Current opportunities may be posted under BCEHS Job Postings.

 
 

‎Once you receive your BC paramedic license, BCEHS will accept your application for employment. Information regarding the licensing process can be directed to the Emergency Medical Assistants Licensing Board (EMALB), a Government body separate from the BCEHS. To explore career opportunities with BCEHS please contact PHSA Talent Acquisition’s BCEHS Careers Help Desk via email at bcehscareers@phsa.ca. Current opportunities may be posted under BCEHS Job Postings.

 





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