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Department of Health VARIOUS DISTRICTS

PARAMEDIC
Directorate
EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
Package
SALARY Grade 4 : R437 028 p.a.
Requirements
Successful completion of Critical Care Assistance (CCA) qualification or recognised National Diploma that allows registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic or successful completion of a recognised B Tech degree that allows registration with the HPCSA as Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP). Registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA or NDIP) or ECP and proof of current registration. 24 Years' experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA), 17 years' experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (NDIP) and 10 years' experience required after registration as an ECP.
Duties
Check the allocated vehicle and equipment and complete the checklist. Report all losses, damages, discrepancies, deficiencies to the shift manager. Wash, clean and disinfect the interior/exterior of the vehicle. Treat patients in accordance with relevant ALS protocols, as per HPCSA and transport patients to hospital, from scene and between hospitals in accordance with the relevant protocols. Maintain best clinical practices in accordance with quality standards, including updating oneself with continuous medical education through CPD systems, as required by HPCSA. Change and replenish surgical sundries and medical gases and ensure that expired items are disposed of timeously and/or exchange for fresh stock. Maintain the unit in a clean condition and good working order at all times. Respond to opportunities that enhance professional development (e.g. in- service training, attend workshops, forum meetings and update staff accordingly). Use all equipment and government property correctly. Assist in maintaining a clean and tidy base. Complete and submit all appropriate paperwork to the shift senior before the termination of the shift. Hand over the vehicle and equipment to the next shift/Relevant authority fully replenished, clean and in good working order. Abide by the Standing Operational Procedures and other EMS policies. Maintain accurate and reliable records at all times. Assume responsibility for the security of the vehicle and equipment. Perform Overtime duties in accordance with Emergency Medical Services Policy. Provide In-service training to BLS and ILS staff. Undertake inter-facility transfers on Intensive care units, obstetric ambulances and all other inter-facility ambulances. Undertake any other duties as allocated by a Shift supervisor/Station manager/Sub District manager/ District Manager. Respond to emergency calls within stipulated response times on primary response vehicles and ambulances. Provide emergency medical assistance to clinical staff at primary and secondary institutions throughout the Province. Perform emergency medical care & treatment, at special events and special operations in the Province. Perform duties as per allocated shift roster, i.e. day and night duties.
Notes
Applications must be delivered directly to: Emergency Medical Services, Continuity SA, Growth Point Business Park, Corner Old Pretoria Road and Tonnetti Street, Midrand or posted to P.O Box 8311 Halfway House 1685 . CANDIDATES THAT ARE SHORTLISTED WILL BE SUBJECTED TO A COMPETENCY TEST, BASED ON SCOPE OF POST, DUTIES AND DRIVING TEST.
Enquiries
Mr. C. Errakiah Tel No: (011) 564 2000
Number of Posts
5
Closing Date
2018/08/17
Criteria Questions
Do you have a qualification in Critical Care Assistance (CCA) or recognised National Diploma that allows registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic?
Do you have a B Tech degree that allows registration with the HPCSA as Emergency Care Practitioner (ECP).
Do you have a 24 Years' experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA)?
Do you have a 17 years' experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (NDIP)?
Do you have a 10 years' experience required after registration with HPCSA as an ECP
                          
PLEASE NOTE:Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.