PARAMEDIC GRADE 1 – 3

  • Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Golden Mile Building, 5 Downing St, North End, 6001 View on Map
  • Health Eastern Cape posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 24, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R254,382.00 - R254,382.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R254 382 - R304 155 per annum, (OSD) Grade 2: R318 042 - R376 713 per annum, (OSD) Grade 3: R392 151 - R448 383 per annum, (OSD)
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: ECHEALTH/PARA-BCM/01/08A/2021
  • Centre Buffalo City Metro Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be posted on the new Z83 Form accompanied by copies of Qualification(s) inclusive of Matric certificate, Identity document, Proof of registration, proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, 118 indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Furthermore, such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Applicants must note that further Personnel Suitability checks will be conducted on short-listed candidates and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record checks. Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Department of Health within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Successful completion of the following courses or obtaining on of the following qualifications that allows registration with the HPCSA as paramedic: Grade 1: Successful completion of Critical Care Assistance (CCA qualification that allows registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic. Registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA) and proof of current registration. No experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA). Grade 2: Successful completion of Critical Care Assistance (CCA) qualification or recognized National Diploma that allows registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic. Registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic with CCA or National Diploma and proof of current registration. 7 Years’ experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA) and no experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic with a National Diploma. Grade 3: Successful completion of Critical Care Assistance (CCA) qualification or recognized 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. 14 Years’ experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA), 7 years’ experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (NDIP) and a registered ECP requires no experience. 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 interfacility 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.

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