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County of Brant Ambulance Service

County of Brant Ambulance Service
303 Henry Street
P.O. Box 1030
Brantford, Ontario N3T 5S7

Dispatch 753-4151
Administration
Phone (519) 756-4570
Fax (519) 756-4575
( email )

Director of Ambulance Services: Charles Longeway
Duty Manager - Operations: Randy Papple
Duty Manager - Quality Assurance and Training: Russ King


General Information

County of Brant Ambulance Service paramedics are employed by the County of Brant which operates three stations in Brantford as well as one in Paris.

The County of Brant Ambulance Service employs 65 Primary/Advanced Care Paramedics and Support Staff.

We cover a 924 km2 area of response.

We serve a population base of approximately 116,000 citizens.

We utilize up to 5 ambulances and 1 emergency response unit during daytime hours.

We responded to over 14,700 calls for assistance in 2005.

Between 1996 and 2005 our call volume has increased by 80%.

Emergency Services

Today's Ambulance resources are dispatched through the Hamilton Central Ambulance Communication Centre, operated by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long Term Care.

Tiered Response of local Fire is used to ensure the most rapid response to life-threatening emergencies.

Physicians in Hamilton Base Hospital Program, control advanced paramedical skills. Brant County has 17 of these highly skilled individuals that provide advanced care by inserting breathing tubes into the trachea, providing cardiac monitoring, pacing and defibrillation, intravenous fluid delivery and the capability to administer numerous medications.

Employment

Resumes will be accepted by mail, fax and email and will be kept on file for 6 months.

You will not be contacted unless you are being considered for a position.

Resumes should be sent to:
Charles Longeway, Director of Ambulance Services
County of Brant Ambulance Service
P.O. Box 1030
303 Henry Street
Brantford, Ontario
N3T 5S7
Fax: (519) 756-4575
Email: charles.longeway@brant.ca

Paramedics

How to become a Paramedic

  • Successfully complete O.S.S.D. (emphasis on sciences and math)
  • Enroll in a "Paramedic Training Program" at a Community College (2 year program)
  • Successfully complete the Provincial Examination for Paramedics (E.M.C.A.)
  • Secure a job with an ambulance service and obtain certification from the Medical Director for defibrillation and symptomatic relief medications
  • Compete against other Paramedics for advanced training
 
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