• 23rd May 2019

Job Vacancy - Qualified Paramedic - External (Casual)

NSW Ambulance:

NSW Ambulance is a mobile health service provider with a long and proud service history to the community of NSW. We specialise in the provision of emergency and non-emergency, pre-hospital health care, retrieval and specialist transport services, major event planning and response, as well as community education. Our service is over 4000 strong, and operates from over 300 locations across the state of NSW.

The Role

Applicants must hold a current Certificate to Practice or be currently undertaking the necessary and relevant training and work experience as determined by NSW Ambulance to become a Paramedic.

Applicants must also be currently registered or eligible for registration with the Paramedic Board of Australia.

This position provides front line out of hospital care, medical retrieval and health related transport for sick and injured people in an emergency and non-emergency setting, accurately assessing and documenting patients’ health and medical needs to determine and implement appropriate paramedical care in line with NSW Ambulance policies and procedures.

This position requires a Working With Children Check (WWCC) issued by the Office of the Children's Guardian. For more information on how to apply for the clearance, please visit the Office of the Children's Guardian website www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/Working-with-children/working-with-children-check

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  1. Applicants must hold all required certifications, licences, registrations and qualifications (including but not limited to current Certificate to Practice, registration as a paramedic, and a current NSW Driver Licence) and undertake necessary and relevant training and work experience as determined by NSW Ambulance

  2. High standard of clinical care and knowledge to provide effective out of hospital patient care in diverse situations.

  3. Clinical reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills to assess patient's needs and review patient health care records in determining best care alternatives.

  4. Listening, oral and written communication skills to collect record and convey clear, concise and accurate information in the completion of patient health care records and written reports, by radio, telephone and in person.

  5. Computer literacy with demonstrated ability to learn and operate new and existing electronic patient records, data terminals etc.

  6. Planning and organising skills to effectively manage own time and prioritise workload, with the ability to manage stress and maintain performance under pressure without negative impact on self or others.

  7. Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment to support the completion of team goals and ensure the continuity of patient care within the NSW Health system.

  8. Integrity, empathy and respect for ethical and professional standards including patient confidentiality and diplomacy when dealing with sensitive matters.

For full details and to apply for this position, please visit https://healthnswgov.referrals.selectminds.com/nswa-int/jobs/qualified-paramedic-external-casual-41961

For role related queries or questions contact Bhavna Singh on Bhavna.Singh@health.nsw.gov.au

Applications Close: 31 October 2019

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