EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3

  • Full Time
  • Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, Government Boulevard, Riverside Park, 1200 View on Map
  • @Health Mpumalanga posted 6 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R169,176.00 - R169,176.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R169 176 per.annum. (plus service benefits)
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: MPDOH/OCT/21/16
  • Centre Ehlanzeni District (2): EMS Bongani Station and EMS Themba Station, Gert Sibande (3): EMS Elukwatini Station, EMS Ermelo Station and EMS Leandra Station, Nkangala District (1): EMS Delmas Station.
  • Enquiries
    Ms. Glory Mokone Tel No: (013) 766 3340 / Mr. Michael Mlangeni Tel No: (013) 766 3753 / Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo Tel No: (013) 766 3384 / Ms. Gugu Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3103 / Ms. Nomsa Maphanga Tel No: (013) 766 3207 / Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi Tel No: (013) 766 3339 and IT related queries: Mr. Sydney Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3077 / 3004.
  • Where to submit application
    Departmental Online Application System: www.mpuhealth.gov.za.
  • Notes
    Applications should be submitted on the online application system of the Department of Health (Mpumalanga Province) and applicants must submit copies of qualifications, identity documents and drivers licence (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Please quote the Correct references when applying and where possible the station/centre where the post is. www.mpuhealth.gov.za Only Online Applications will be accepted. NB: Candidates who are not contacted within 6 months after the closing date must consider their applications as having been unsuccessful. Please Note: Candidates shortlisted for SMS positions will be subjected to a Technical Exercise as part of the interview. Recommended candidates for MMS and SMS posts will need to undergo a Competency Assessment. Candidate recommended for SMS positions must be in possession of Certificate of Entry into SMS within the Public Service obtained from the NSG before they are appointed. Security clearance will be conducted before appointment is made in all positions. Those who have previously applied for the re-advertised posts may re-apply. The Department reserves the right to amend / review / withdraw the advertised posts if by so doing, the best interest of the department will be well served. (People with disabilities are also requested to apply and indicate such in their applications) N.B. Applicants are advised to apply as early as possible to avoid disappointments.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Senior Certificate / Grade 12 or equivalent. Ambulance Emergency Assistant certificate. Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Ambulance Emergency Assistant. Proof of current registration with the HPCSA (deposit slip will not be accepted). Unendorsed driver’s licence (C1) and valid professional drivers permit (PrDP) for transporting patients. Candidates are expected to write an assessment test and test driving. Knowledge, Skills and Competencies: The incumbents of these posts will report to the EMS Station Manager: Emergency Medical Services, and will be responsible to provide pre-hospital treatment within the scope of Intermediate Life Support and transport patients to an appropriate health facility in order to minimize the loss of life. The ideal candidates must: Possess knowledge of Intermediate Life Support Protocols. Have understanding of EMS and its line of business. Possess knowledge of basic Medical Rescue. Possess knowledge of Rules and Regulations of Road Traffic Ordinance. Possess good communication skills. Have practical patient management skills. Have the ability to implement emergency procedures. Have the ability to work under pressure. Be able to operate in any EMS environment i.e. Emergency ambulance, Obstetric ambulance, inter-facility ambulance, communication centres and Patient Transport Services as per the allocation or deployment by EMS management. DUTIES : Treat, stabilize and transport patients according to the Intermediate Life Support scope of practice as per HPCSA Protocols. Respond to all calls as dispatched by the Communication Centre or as requested by other medical professionals to assist with Intermediate Life Support of patient treatment. Maintain best clinical practice in accordance with quality standards and maintaining Continuous Professional Development (CPD). Maintain vehicle and medical equipment, check the allocated vehicle and equipment and complete the checklist, report all losses, damages and discrepancies to the Shift Leader. Wash, clean and disinfect the interior/exterior of the vehicle and maintain the vehicle in a clean condition and good working order at all times. Change and replenish surgical sundries and medical gases and ensure that all items are used before expiry date. Assist in maintaining a clean and tidy station. Complete and submit all paperwork to the Shift Leader before the termination of the shift or as required. Hand over the vehicle and equipment to the next shift/relevant authority fully replenished, clean and in good working order. Abide by the EMS Standard Operational Procedures. Actively participate in training and quality assurance programs. Perform any other duties as delegated by the supervisor. Candidates are expected to work shifts, they should be mentally and physically fit to perform their duties. NB: Any previous experience must be covered by the attachment of certified certificate of services.

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