Become a Paramedic
City of Greater Sudbury Paramedics are certified to administer numerous medications and perform controlled medical acts for patients with acute injuries or illnesses. Our staff includes primary care paramedics, advanced care paramedics and community paramedics.
Primary Care Paramedics
Primary care paramedics can administer 15 different types of medications and perform eight different procedures/ controlled medical acts. They can be recognized by the one stripe on their shoulder epaulettes.
Learn more about the education and certification requirements of primary care paramedics by visiting the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s website.
Advanced Care Paramedics
Advanced care paramedics have a larger scope of practice than primary care paramedics. They can administer 26 different types of medications and perform 16 different procedures/medically controlled acts. They can be recognized by the two stripes on their shoulder epaulettes.
Learn more about the education and certification requirements of advanced care paramedics by visiting the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care’s website.
Our Community Paramedics receive additional training to participate in our Community Paramedicine programs.
Paramedic Jobs at the City of Greater Sudbury
To view any available paramedic job postings please visit the City’s Current Opportunities web page. For all questions related to paramedic services please contact 705-674-4455, extension 2748.
Local Paramedic Programs
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a paramedic, visit the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care for more information.