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New Director of Clinical Services

We are pleased to announce that Sirius has a new Director of Clinical Services.

Carl Grondines will supervise the implementation of Sirius’s medical practices in remote clinical environments. He will recruit, train and supervise our pool of nurses, paramedics and other medical support personnel and he advise our clients on occupational health and safety requirements and medical service needs. Carl has a bachelor degree in nursing sciences from the University of Montreal. He has more than 20 years of clinical nursing experience, including in emergency medicine, critical care and remote community medicine, and extensive experience in nursing management.

Sirius Instructor Seminar 2017

2017  Instructor Seminar

Sirius hosted its annual Instructor Seminar on 17-19 February 2016 in Val David, QC. The Seminar provides an important opportunity for Sirius instructors from across Canada to refresh and update their advanced medical and teaching skills and knowledge. Presentations included a review of head injuries and concussion, hypothermia, heat strokes and hydration by our medical director Marc Gosselin MD. Technical skills sessions included coverage of basic CPR , head injuries and immobilization. As always, it was a dynamic and lively weekend and great to reconnect among colleagues again.

Sirius at the 2016 PDAC International Trade Show

Sirius is currently at the PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange in Toronto from March 6 to 9, 2016.

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) represents the interests of the Canadian mineral exploration and development industry. The PDAC Trade Show is the world’s leading Convention for people, companies and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration, with approximately 1,000 exhibitors and 25,000 attendees from more than 100 countries.

Please visit our team at booth 547 or call 877-982-0066.

2016 Instructor Seminar

Sirius hosted its annual Instructor Seminar on 19-21 February 2016 in Sainte-Adèle, QC. The Seminar provides an important opportunity for Sirius instructors from across Canada to refresh and update their advanced medical and teaching skills and knowledge. Presentations included a review of the current standards of soft tissue wound management by our medical director Marc Gosselin MD. Technical skills sessions included coverage of injections, airway management and immobilization. As always, it was a dynamic and lively weekend and great to reconnect among colleagues again.

Instructor Training 2016

Sirius is welcoming applications for our 2016 Instructor Training.

The Sirius instructor training is an intensive 8-day program that takes place once a year in the spring. In 2016, it will take place March 23-30.

We look for candidates who fit the Sirius profile and qualifications and who have solid skills and extensive experience in the following three areas:

  1. working or traveling in remote regions
  2. teaching
  3. paramedical field

Pre-requisite for the instructor training: Wilderness First Responder certification from Sirius Wilderness Medicine.

All applicants to the instructor training program undergo an extensive interview process with the Sirius team in November to determine whether they fit the Sirius profile. For more information please see our Instructor Job Opportunities page.