7 Dec 2022

Paramedic at Tindwa Medical and Health Services

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Job Description


Job Title : Paramedic

Department : Emergency Medical Services
Reports To : HOD Emergency Medical Services

Paramedic Job Purpose:

  • Responds immediately to emergency calls to deliver medical assistance.
  • Evaluates sick or injured patient’s condition and offers treatment necessary before hospital admission.
  • Transports patient to nearest appropriate medical facility in ambulance.
  • Collaborates with ambulance technicians, emergency medical technicians, emergency care assistants, and other emergency medical responders to deliver patient care.
  • Maintains ambulance and medical equipment therein.
  • Acts as senior medical professional at the scene of emergencies or accidents.

Paramedic Job Duties:

  • Operates as part of ground and air rescue team with minimum additional training
  • Responds to requests for emergency medical assistance in ambulance with other
    emergency healthcare providers
  • Assesses medical condition of patients at scene
  • Plans and administers requisite treatment immediately, either at scene or en route to
    hospital
  • Utilizes sophisticated medical equipment, such as defibrillators and ventilation machines,
    to revive and stabilize patients
  • Performs urgent surgical procedures, such as intubation, as needed
  • Equips injured limbs with splints when necessary
  • Dresses wounds and minimizes excessive bleeding
  • Administers medications using intravenous drip
  • Prepares patient for safe ambulance transport using backboards, gurneys, stretchers, and other restraints
  • Communicates and documents patients’ conditions to other members of medical crew, such
    as emergency doctors and nurses, upon arrival at medical facility
  • Cleans and restocks ambulance equipment after responding to call
  • Shall be assigned any other duties by his supervisor

 

Paramedic Job Skills and Qualifications:

  • Should be highly flexible to work in remote site operations with minimum supervision for
    several months, Works Well under Pressure, High Stress Tolerance,
  • Quick Thinker, Strong
    Troubleshooting and Analytical Skills, Compassion, Good Listening Skills, Excellent Verbal
  • Communication Skills, Team Player, Physical Fitness and Strength,
  • Familiar with Medical Technology,
  • Sound Judgment and Decision-Making.

Education

  • Work requires Bachelor degree in Nursing/ Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a government
    recognized training institute must have valid practicing license
    Training
  • The required candidate must have BLS, ACLS, and ITLS trainings, any other Emergency trainings
    will be an added advantage to the position.

Experience

  • Minimum of 10-years’ experience working as Paramedic in well recognized facility
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Method of Application

Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter with current CV & Certificates for consideration to [email protected] before 31st December, 2022







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