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Siriusmed


Medical Support Personnel

Sirius is currently seeking nurses with occupational health and general clinical experience as well as paramedics to work with a dedicated team in Canada’s remote and arctic regions.

 

Position #1: Registered Nurse (RN) in Nunavut

Position Summary

Medical support personnel (MSP) working with Sirius Wilderness Medicine are clinical practitioners with an expanded scope of practice. They use their skills and expertise to provide emergency response, medical assessment, primary health care, injury prevention, health promotion, medical referral, and to coordinate emergency medical evacuations as needed for workers in Canada’s remote northern regions.

The industrial MSP practises on site with limited resources, remotely located from tertiary care, and uses telemedicine to consult with other health professionals as required. MSP staff work in cooperation with the site supervisors, health and safety officers, and exterior medical professionals. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and decision-making, adaptability, resourcefulness, and good physical fitness.

Positions:  Registered Nurse (RN)

Type: Full-time, year round

Schedule: 2 week-long rotations

Location of Work: Mining site in the Canadian Arctic (Nunavut)

Anticipated start date: May-June 2017

Please note there are several positions to be filled.

 Qualifications / Minimum Requirements

  • Currently certified as a registered nurse (RN) in Nunavut/NWT or eligible to obtain a licence in Nunavut/NWT
  • A minimum of 5 years of nursing experience in emergency care, occupational health and trauma experience
  • Excellent written and verbal English and good communication skills
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset
  • Proficiency in use of medical records software and office software such as MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background check and fit-for-duty exam
  • Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, TNCC, WHMIS / TDG; Standard First Aid an asset
  • Experience with coordination, preparation and implementation of air evacuations an asset

Position #2:  Industrial Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP) in Nunavut

Position Summary

Medical support personnel (MSP) working with Sirius Wilderness Medicine are clinical practitioners with an expanded scope of practice. They use their skills and expertise to provide emergency response, medical assessment, primary health care, injury prevention, health promotion, medical referral, and to coordinate emergency medical evacuations as needed for workers in Canada’s remote northern regions.

The industrial MSP practises on site with limited resources, remotely located from tertiary care, and uses telemedicine to consult with other health professionals as required. MSP staff work in cooperation with the site supervisors, health and safety officers, and exterior medical professionals. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and decision-making, adaptability, resourcefulness, and good physical fitness.

Position:  Industrial Advanced Care Paramedic (ACP)

Type: Full-time, year round

Schedule: 2 week-long rotations

Location of Work: Mining site in the Canadian Arctic (Nunavut)

Anticipated start date: May-June 2017

Please note there are several positions to be filled.

Qualifications / Minimum Requirements

  • Currently certified as an advanced care paramedic in Canada
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of advanced care paramedic experience
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Experience in remote care, long-term care and occupational health and safety
  • Excellent written and verbal English and good communication skills
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset
  • Proficiency in use of medical records software and office software such as MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background check and fit-for-duty exam.
  • Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PHTLS, WHMIS / TDG and Standard First Aid an asset
  • Experience with coordination, preparation and implementation of air evacuations an asset

Position #3:  Registered Nurse (RN)  Occasional Positions – Nunavut 

Position details

Medical support personnel (MSP) working with Sirius Wilderness Medicine are clinical practitioners with an expanded scope of practice. They use their skills and expertise to provide emergency response, medical assessment, primary health care, injury prevention, health promotion, medical referral, and to coordinate emergency medical evacuations as needed for workers in Canada’s remote northern regions.

The industrial MSP practises on site with limited resources, remotely located from tertiary care, and uses telemedicine to consult with other health professionals as required. MSP staff work in cooperation with the site supervisors, health and safety officers, and exterior medical professionals. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and decision-making, adaptability, resourcefulness, and good physical fitness.

Positions:  Registered Nurse (RN)

Type: Occasional, available for replacement or to work on rotation period for seasonal projects (winter and summer)

Schedule: 1 to 4 week-long rotations

Location of Work: Various remediation, mining and exploration sites in the Canadian Arctic (Nunavut)

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Please note there are several positions to be filled.

 Qualifications / Minimum Requirements

  • Currently certified as a registered nurse (RN) in Nunavut/NWT or eligible to obtain a licence in Nunavut/NWT
  • A minimum of 5 years of nursing experience in emergency care, occupational health and trauma experience
  • Excellent written and verbal English and good communication skills
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset
  • Proficiency in use of medical records software and office software such as MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background check and fit-for-duty exam.
  • Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, TNCC, WHMIS / TDG and Standard First Aid an asset
  • Experience with coordination, preparation and implementation of air evacuations an asset

Position #4 Registered Nurse (RN)  Occasional Positions – Quebec

Position details

Medical support personnel (MSP) working with Sirius Wilderness Medicine are clinical practitioners with an expanded scope of practice. They use their skills and expertise to provide emergency response, medical assessment, primary health care, injury prevention, health promotion, medical referral, and to coordinate emergency medical evacuations as needed for workers in Quebec’s remote northern regions.

The industrial MSP practises on site with limited resources, remotely located from tertiary care, and uses telemedicine to consult with other health professionals as required. MSP staff work in cooperation with the site supervisors, health and safety officers, and exterior medical professionals. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and decision-making, adaptability, resourcefulness, and good physical fitness.

Positions:  Registered Nurse (RN)

Type: Occasional, available to work on rotation period for seasonal projects (winter and summer)

Schedule: 2 to 3 week-long rotations

Location of Work: Mining exploration sites in Quebec

Staging Point: From various locations.

Anticipated start date: May-June 2017

Please note there are several positions to be filled.

Qualifications / Minimum Requirements

  • Currently certified as a registered nurse (RN) in Quebec with the OIIQ
  • A minimum of 5 years of nursing experience in emergency care, occupational health and trauma experience
  • Bilingual (French/English) written and oral (an asset)
  • Proficiency in use of database software, medical records software and office software such as MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background check and fit-for-duty exam.
  • Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, TNCC, WHMIS / TDG and Standard First Aid an asset
  • Experience with coordination, preparation and implementation of air evacuations an asset

Position #5  Industrial Primary Care Paramedic (PCP)  Occasional Positions

Position Summary

Medical support personnel (MSP) working with Sirius Wilderness Medicine are clinical practitioners with an expanded scope of practice. They use their skills and expertise to provide emergency response, medical assessment, primary health care, injury prevention, health promotion, medical referral, and to coordinate emergency medical evacuations as needed for workers at remote industrial, mining or remediation sites.

The industrial MSP practises on site with limited resources, remotely located from tertiary care, and uses telemedicine to consult with other health professionals as required. MSP staff work in cooperation with the site supervisors, health and safety officers, and exterior medical professionals. The position requires the exercise of independent judgment and decision-making, adaptability, resourcefulness, and good physical fitness.

Positions:  Industrial Primary Care Paramedic (PCP)

Type: Occasional, available to work on rotation period for seasonal projects (winter and summer)

Schedule: 1 to 4 week-long rotations

Location of Work: Various sites in the Canada’s remote northern regions and other remote locations across Canada

Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible

Please note there are several positions to be filled.

Qualifications / Minimum Requirements

  • Currently certified as an primary care paramedic in Canada
  • A minimum of 5 years of primary care paramedic experience
  • Strong assessment skills
  • Experience in remote care, long-term care and occupational health and safety
  • Excellent written and verbal English and good communication skills
  • Bilingual (French/English) an asset
  • Proficiency in use of medical records software and office software such as MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to successfully pass a comprehensive background check and fit-for-duty exam.
  • Current certifications in BLS, ACLS, PHTLS, WHMIS / TDG and Standard First Aid an asset
  • Experience with coordination, preparation and implementation of air evacuations an asset

General Working Conditions

The MSP must be willing to work 12 hours per shift and be on call 24 hours a day. The project requires that all staff work as a team to ensure that schedules are met and a safe work environment is maintained. All team members may be asked to perform duties not specifically identified in their primary position description. Work schedules and transportation are subject to delay and change due to weather conditions. Telephone, Internet and computer access available on site. Each new employee is trained by our team prior to departure and upon arrival on site. Medical, administrative and technical assistance is available for employees 24 hours per day to handle emergencies. 

Remuneration

  • Competitive salary, to be discussed based on experience and qualification
  • Employees are paid for 12 hours a day, 7 days a week for the entire duration of their rotation
  • Travel days and standby days are also remunerated
  • Payments are made bi-weekly by direct deposit
  • Two- or three-week rotation schedules
  • Possibility of continuing education
  • Transportation, meals and lodging are provided for the duration of the project
  • All medical equipment and supplies are provided

Job Responsibilities and Duties

MSP staff report to the site manager and Sirius management team. In an emergency situation, the MSP member takes directives from our team of physicians and competent local medical authorities as needed, or proceeds according to standard emergency medical practices and our wilderness protocols. MSP staff should be able to:

  • Respond to all medical problems and emergencies
  • Carry out physician orders in respect to patient care if required
  • Assist in arranging emergency medical evacuations, as needed
  • Coordinate with local health officials in the event of a medical evacuation
  • Maintain records of accidents, illness and injuries including recommendations for measures to avoid illness and injuries
  • Supervise the inventory checklist, ordering, receiving and stocking of medical equipment, supplies, and medications of the first aid station
  • Submit patient care reports to the company
  • Complete forms, documentation and reports as required by the relevant workers’ compensation board and conduct any required follow-up
  • Maintain a daily log of activities and patient care
  • Ensure privacy for patients and confidentiality of personal information
  • Complete the camp opening, infirmary setup and camp closing activities as applicable
  • Provide medical, trauma and first aid care to injured and ill staff
  • Participate in camp health and safety committee and project management team
  • Assist the health and safety officer or Site Operations Manager in maintaining the health and safety plan and in keeping workers in good health
  • Plan and participate in safety orientation sessions, emergency drills and scenarios for emergency medical team
  • Assist in the maintenance of emergency plans

About the Organization

Sirius is a Canadian company that specializes in medical support services for remote areas and in wilderness safety training programs. Sirius is an experienced provider of medical support services for remote work sites and wilderness operations. Our services include medical personnel, equipment, logistics, training and much more.

Over the past 25 years, Sirius has also become the largest provider of wilderness first aid and wilderness safety training in Canada. We are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of medical support and training for organizations and people who live and work in remote environments.

Application Process

Sirius recruits from all across Canada. Where possible, we recruit locally.

Please send your application to hr@siriusmed.com and attach all relevant documents:

  1. Detailed cover letter
  2. Updated CV
  3. Copies of all certifications
  4. 3 or 4 relevant references

IMPORTANT

Please include the following information in your cover letter in the specified languages:

  1. detail all your relevant experience to date
  2. outline your long-term professional goals and why you wish to apply for this position
  3. indicate your current availability, including start date and whether you are available full-time or part-time

We will contact applicants based on available positions and profiles required.

For questions or more information, please contact our office.

Attention:

Human Resources
Sirius Wilderness Medicine
2685 rue Rolland, Suite 303
Ste-Adèle, QC, J8B 1C9
Tel: (877) 982-0066
Fax: (514) 509-2123
hr@siriusmed.com
www.siriusmed.com