5X PARAMEDIC GRADE 1 (DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

POST:
PARAMEDIC GRADE 1

REF NO:
REFS/003056

NUMBER OF POSTS:
5 POSTS

Directorate: Emergency Medical Services

SALARY:
Grade 1: R239 532 per annum

CENTRE:
Various Districts

REQUIREMENTS:
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).

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.

ENQUIRIES:

  • Mr V Mokobodi Tel No: (011) 564 2005
  • Mr Frans Motimane Tel No: (011) 564 2051
  • Mr Kgati Malebana Tel No: (011) 564 2051
  • C. Errakiah Tel No: (011) 564 2000

APPLICATIONS:
Applications must be delivered directly to: Emergency Medical Services, Continuity SA, Growth Point Business Park, Corner Old Pretoria Road and Tonnetti Street, Midland or posted to P.O Box 8311 Halfway House 1685.

NB:
Attach certified copies of your qualifications, identity book copy or smartcard, professional body and driver’s licence, curriculum vitae, and Z83. Application without proof of necessary document will be disqualified, or apply online by visiting www.gautengonline.gov.za.

CLOSING DATE: 17 AUGUST 2018

Updated: August 8, 2018 — 20:35