Prehospital Care Specialist

The Pre-Hospital Care Specialist (PHCS) is accountable for (in conjunction with the Regional Base Hospital Leaders and Medical Directors) developing, facilitating and delivering educational opportunities for paramedics in Southwestern Ontario. This would also include the certification of new paramedics and continuing medical education for a broad range of practice competencies and medical directives. Using a just culture approach, looking at a standardized process with established benchmarks and analysis of paramedic patient care activities; the PHCS assures patient safety by evaluating performance and monitoring compliance with standards. With educational, operational and clinical expertise, the PHCS is a professional role model and resource for paramedics of all levels.

Bio: Drew joined SWORBHP in January of 2022 as a part-time, now full-time Prehospital Care Specialist. Drew holds an Honour’s B.Sc. degree from University of Toronto, primary care paramedic diploma from Centennial College, and an advanced care paramedic diploma from the Rubes Center for EMS Education. Drew has spent most of his career working for Toronto Paramedic Services but recently transitioned into SWORBHP.

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (519) – 685 – 8500 ext. 75683

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