Paramedic Grade 1

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: GAUTENG DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY SAFETY
REF NO: OPS/2019/07, GRADE 2 REF NO: OPS/2019/08, GRADE 3 REF NO: OPS/2019/09 (X40 POSTS)
SALARY : Grade 1: R254 382 per annum Grade 2: R318 042 per annum Grade 3: R392 151 per annum
CENTRE : Various Gauteng Ems Districts
CLOSING DATE : 18 October 2019

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).
Grade 2 Requirements: Successful completion of Critical Care Assistance (CCA) qualification or recognised 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 HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA) and no experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic with a National Diploma.
Grade 3 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 recognized 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 experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (NDIP) and a registered ECP requires no experience Candidates are expected to write an assessment test and undergo physically assessment.

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 good working order .
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 Always maintain accurate and reliable records 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 66 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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