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STARS Career Opportunity

Air Medical Crew - Paramedic (2 positions)

Location: Saskatoon base

Closing Date: Sep 9, 2014

Note: One position is 0.6 FTE. The second position will be either 0.3 or 0.6 FTE (TBD)

The Registered Paramedic reports to the Clinical Operations Manager and works with a team of highly skilled medical providers specializing in the care of critically ill and injured patients. The Registered Paramedic works with a registered Nurse, supplemented with the presence of a Transport Physician either in person or on-line, to provide high quality care and service, which includes rapid response assessment, intervention, and safe transport of critically ill or injured patients of all ages from the scene of an accident or during inter-facility transfer. This service is provided twenty-four (24) hours a day, seven (7) days per week.

You have a minimum of three to five (3-5) years of experience working in a critical care environment. You are a certified Advanced Care Paramedic or a graduate from a level 3 CMA Accredited Paramedic Program. You are currently licensed and practicing in the Province of Saskatchewan and have a valid CPR certificate. You have current STARS Advanced Skills Institute (ASI) certifications and your quarterly requirements are in good standing (for internal applicants) or you have equivalent certifications including ACLS, ITLS, and PALS. Instructor status or graduate of the STARS Critical Care and Transport Medicine Academy is considered and asset to your career. Basic to intermediate computer skills in Microsoft Office applications supplemented by your experience with data bases are among your core competencies. You live in or are willing to relocate to Saskatoon.

We offer a competitive salary based on education and experience, as well as an excellent organization-paid benefit package with a matched RRSP program.

More importantly, you will be a key member of the STARS organization and a link in our ability to execute our mission of saving lives safely within the chain of survival.

To explore this opportunity further, please submit your resume to resumessk@stars.ca. Close date: September 9, 2014.

Additional information

STARS Recruiting

While we thank everyone for their interest, we are only able to contact applicants selected for an interview. You are encouraged to watch for future opportunities by checking www.stars.ca.

The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) is a charitable non-profit organization that provides a safe, rapid, highly specialized emergency medical transport system for critically ill and injured patients.

STARS is a well recognized leader in critical patient care, rapid transportation, and emergency medical training and education. We have a unique model of community, corporate and government support that has led to an exemplary record of excellence in patient care and continuous innovation.

STARS has flown more than 26,000 missions since 1985, and operates from six bases across Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, including Calgary, Edmonton, Grande Prairie, Regina, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.