Emergency Health Services (EHS) - Ground Ambulance Operations
Full Time Permanent and Term Positions Across the Beautiful province of Nova Scotia
Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Medavie Health Services that manages and operates ground ambulance, air medical transport and the medical communications operations in Nova Scotia through a performance-based contract with the provincial government's Emergency Health Services (EHS) Operations division and the Department of Health and Wellness. As well, EMC operates TeleHealth 811 medical communications for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island for the Department of Health.
Emergency Health Services (EHS) Operations delivers a high-quality prehospital care program to Nova Scotians. We achieve this through our 1,400+ employees who work with us, including highly-trained paramedics, nurses, medical communications officers, and support employees.
What you'll do
We access all communities in Nova Scotia in a timely and efficient manner with our fleet of more than 180 ambulances and support vehicles operating out of 60+ stations. We respond to 165,000+ calls annually across the province, which are actively managed through the EHS Operations Medical Communications Centre, the hub of all emergency (911) and non-emergency (hospital transfers) medical calls.
The EHS Operations LifeFlight program provides even greater accessibility by responding to patients on scene or through inter-facility transports by our critical care team via helicopter, fixed wing, or ground ambulance.
In addition, paramedics in Nova Scotia participate in various programs both urban and rural such as community-based paramedic programs, collaborative emergency centres, and emergency preparedness and special operations, to name a few.
There are lots of opportunities waiting for you in Nova Scotia. Apply now to learn more about our service and available positions.
What you'll need
You must be a graduate of an accredited paramedic program and be eligible for registration with the College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia by the application deadline.
Below lists all requirements required in your application:
1. Eligible for registration from the College of Paramedics of Nova Scotia (CPNS). Visit: www.cpns.ca for more information
2. A NS Class 4 Driver's License or equivalent that authorizes you to drive an ambulance (provide a copy of both front and back)
3. A copy of your five-year driving abstract dated within 90 days of application deadline
4. Criminal background check and vulnerable sector search dated within 90 days of application deadline
5. Proof of successful paramedic physical abilities testing (PC-PAT/OPPAT) that has been completed in the last 12 months
6. CEVOIII or CEVOIV - online driving safety course. For more information: https://coachingsystems.com/product/cevo-3-ambulance-online
7. Resume, Cover Letter and 3 References (Preceptor or Professional)
8. Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination
If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by email.
A little bit about us
Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC)
Emergency Medical Care Inc. (EMC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Medavie Health Services (MHS) that manages and operates ground ambulance, air medical transport and the medical communications operations in Nova Scotia through a performance-based contract with the provincial government's Emergency Health Services (EHS) Operations division and the Department of Health and Wellness.
Are you interested?
Work With Us
What we offer:
- 100% Employer paid Health, Vision, and Dental
- Health spending account
- Matching pension plan
- Fitness benefit
- Employee discounts offering great discounts at various businesses
- Opportunities for growth within
- Much, much more!
Our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the citizens we serve. We are committed to building an inclusive team that represents a variety of backgrounds, cultures, races, perspectives and skills. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons of any sexual orientations and gender identities and/or expressions, Indigenous persons, African Canadians, other racialized groups, persons with disabilities. Candidates who identify as being from any of these groups are encouraged to voluntarily self-identify.
Emergency Medical Care falls under the Nova Scotia provincial protocol for mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination. In accordance with this mandate, subject to any approved accommodation, all new employees hired or existing employees (applying for new positions), will be required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For clarity, "fully vaccinated" means 14 days or more after receiving the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.