The Prescott and Russell Emergency Services Department offers
paramedics' services, 9-1-1, public training, community defribrillators
management and emergency measures in the United Counties of Prescott and
Russell’s extensive territory, which is comprised of 2002 km2. The
Department counts 8 stations and posts, as well as more than 100
employees. “Security and care of patients” is our motto.
The mandate of the Emergency Services targets the protection of
citizens through the management and delivery of services,
including paramedics' services, 9-1-1 and the United Counties of
Prescott and Russell Emergency Measures Plan in consultation with the
police department, municipalities, fire departments and the medical
community. Services are provided in accordance with the laws and
regulations stipulated by the Ambulance Act, Personal Health Information
Protection Act 2004, Emergency Prepardness Act and Emergency Management
Our objective: reinforce the Prescott and Russell community survival
chain, the latter aiming to reduce mortality and disability related to
This survival chain is composed of links such as:
- healthy choices (avoid smoking, eating well, exercising, etc.)
- quickly identifying symptoms
- rapid access to emergency care
- immediate CPR
- quick defibrillation
- quick administration of advanced life support
- early rehabilitation
The chain is as strong as its weaker link - if a link is weak or
missing, chances of survival are diminished. All links are essential to
reduce mortality and disability related to heart diseases.
WE are HIRING
The Prescott and Russell Paramedic Service is now accepting applications for part-time Paramedic positions. You must be bilingual and A-EMCA certified in Primary Care and/or Advanced Care.
Résumés must be received before January 18th, 2017 via e-mail addressed to email@example.com, by fax at (613) 673-1401 or by mail at the following address:
Emergency Services of Prescott and Russell
584 County Road 9, P.O. Box 150
If you have any questions, you may contact Marc-André Périard at (613) 673-5139 ext. 233.