Job prospects Advanced Life Support Paramedic near Marystown (NL)
Explore current and future job prospects for Paramedical occupations near Marystown (NL). These trends also apply to people working as an advanced life support paramedic.
Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was good over the past few years (2016-2018). There were more job openings than workers available to fill them.
The employment outlook will be fair for Paramedical occupations (NOC 3234) in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment is expected to remain relatively stable.
- Several positions will become available due to retirements.
- There are a moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.
As the population ages, the demand for paramedical services will likely increase. The high stress level of this occupation due to irregular hours and physically and psychologically demanding work conditions can lead to turnover. This industry in Newfoundland and Labrador is composed of a large number of small, private businesses holding contracts with the provincial government. Employment growth in this field is influenced by the level of funding for emergency services in local areas therefore budgetary reductions can affect job prospects. Ambulance attendants and other paramedical occupations with a broad range of skills and several years of experience will have a more favourable outlook.
Here are some key facts about Paramedical occupations in the South Coast - Burin Peninsula and Notre Dame - Central Bonavista Bay regions:
- Approximately 270 people work in this occupation.
- Paramedical occupations mainly work in the following sectors:
- Ambulatory health care services (NAICS 621): 55%
- Hospitals (NAICS 622): 35%
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