pictures of EMS paramedicsParamedic Service - Land Ambulance

The Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service Department is responsible for providing pre-hospital, emergency medical care to all the residents of the United Counties of Leeds and Grenville. It covers over 3350 square kilometres and responds to more than 20,000 calls a year. The Service is a division within Leeds Grenville that reports to Counties Council, as well as the Joint Services Committee which is comprised of representatives from the Counties Council, the City of Brockville, Town of Prescott and the Town of Gananoque.

Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service has seven permanent stations located throughout Leeds and Grenville, five of which are staffed 24 hours a day, providing effective emergency coverage and equal access to an ambulance for the entire county.

The stations include:

  • Brockville (two stations)
  • Prescott
  • Spencerville
  • Kemptville
  • Elgin
  • Gananoque

Our fleet consists of 12 ambulances, all of which are Crestline Fleetmax. We also operate an Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) out of our Elgin station.

Organizational Structure

The management structure of Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service is comprised of a Chief, Deputy Chief of Operations, Commander of Quality Assurance and Training and four Supervisors. The service employs 53 full-time and 52 part-time primary care paramedics. All the paramedics are fully trained and meet the standard requirements of the Ontario Ambulance Act.

Training

Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service conducts two Continuing Medical Education (CME) programs annually for all paramedic staff, which includes the annual re-certification training program for symptom relief and defibrillation.

Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service also supports the Public Access Defibrillation program. Currently we have 85 public access defibrillators in the Counties. Additionally by way of a grant through the Heart and Stroke of Ontario and the provincial government we have added another eight public access defibrillators to our Counties.

Part Time Paramedic Recruitment

Leeds Grenville Paramedic Service was accepting resumes for recruitment from April 3, 2014 to April 13, 2014. This posting is now closed and the successful candidates have been contacted. We thank all those who showed interest in our recruitment.