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Join one of the largest EMS providers in North America: This is a Calling

We are hiring paramedics, call takers and dispatchers in communities throughout beautiful BC.


Join BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) and make a difference in your community, and use your helping skills to support others in their times of need. Seek the opportunity to grow your career in an environment that is supportive and inclusive. 

  • On-going professional learning and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive employee perks program
  • Flexibility in taking your career anywhere in BC
  • Career advancement opportunities

BCEHS is the lead Emergency Medical Services (EMS) agency in British Columbia, the largest EMS provider in Canada, and one of the largest in North America. We respond to over 500,000 ground events and 7,800 air events every year.

BCEHS provides pre-hospital emergency services and inter-facility patient transfers throughout the province, and oversees the BC Ambulance Service and BC Patient Transfer Services.

Equal Opportunity Employer

BCEHS is part of the Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA). PHSA and BCEHS are committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Work & Live Here

Look no further for your next opportunity: choose an urban, small-town, or remote lifestyle in beautiful British Columbia.

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BCEHS operates across BC including Fraser, Interior, Northern, Vancouver Coastal and Vancouver Island; there is a lifestyle to suit you! The mountains and ocean provide an amazing backdrop for outdoor sports and recreation, and each region has its own perks such as downtown shopping and entertainment, wineries, and family-friendly communities.

Get to know the community you work and live in, and provide primary care services in patients' homes or the community.

We are honoured to deliver care and services to communities around the province on the traditional, unceded and ancestral lands of many Indigenous Peoples.

Career Opportunities

We have extensive opportunities for anyone who wants to support patient care and make a difference in the community. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. 

Find out more about various careers' path within BCEHS.

Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) is an entry-level position ideal for people who live and work in a rural or remote area and have a desire to make a difference in their community. EMRs typically work in the station where they are hired; however, getting a primary care paramedic licence will lead to opportunities in other stations. 


Learn more about how to become an EMR and apply today

Primary Care Paramedic (PCP) is a career-focused position ideal for people interested in becoming part of the fast-paced world of emergency medical response and looking for a career that can take them anywhere in the province. PCPs are equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to intervene in life-threatening injuries and perform pre-hospital emergency care. 


Learn more about how to become a PCP and apply today 

Advanced Care Paramedics provide advanced life support care and advanced medical treatment to potentially life-threatening emergencies. They provide clinical leadership on complex calls and maintain a progressive scope of practice to manage critically injured patients and reduce morbidity. Every shift is guaranteed to be different. Our Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) services are delivered in a tiered, targeted response model, ensuring frequent exposure to high acuity patients. 


Learn more about how to become an ACP and apply today

 

As an Emergency Medical Call Taker (EMCT), you receive inbound 9-1-1 calls, gather critical information from the caller and use approved protocols and systems to assess the patients while calling upon dispatch to send the appropriate resource. During the call, you may be required to deliver life-saving instructions using a computerized triage system. 


Learn more about how to become an EMCT and apply today

 
As an Emergency Medical Dispatcher (EMD) you will expand on your knowledge and skills from call-taking to planning and managing ambulance responses. When working as a dispatcher, your responsibility will be to ensure the right people and resources arrive on the scene to ensure the best patient care possible. 

Learn more about how to become an EMD and apply today
Community Paramedics (CP) is a career-focused position ideal for people interested in becoming part of the fast-paced world of emergency medical response and looking for a career that can take them anywhere in the province. Community Paramedics are equipped with the knowledge, skills and abilities to intervene in life-threatening injuries and perform pre-hospital emergency care.

Learn more about how to become a CP and apply today 

As a Patient Transfer Coordinator (PTC) you will be working in a call-centre environment and collaborate with stakeholders to determine appropriate movement between health care facilities to facilitate the most appropriate level of care, using online process maps and process, referral pathways, and associated procedures.


Learn more about how to become a PTC and apply today 

BC Emergency Health Services offers you the opportunity to make a difference and provide a vital service to the people of British Columbia. 

Find our latest management and administrative positions and apply today 


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