Advanced Life Support Paramedic

Life Fourways Hospital
Advanced Life Support Paramedic
A vacancy exists for an Advanced Life Support Paramedic in our Life Support Unit, based at Life Fourways Hospital reporting to Warren Hastings. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing optimal service delivery and patient quality
Critical Outputs
  • Be a Member of the LSU Paramedic and Hospital Resuscitation team, able to handle priority one/Code Red resuscitations and facilitate the handover of all EMS patient arrivals and transfers
  • Respond to EMS calls as directed through the Life EMS Emergency Assistance Line and those received from the community, including businesses and Government organizations.
  • Available to assist local/provincial EMS as and when required. Liaison and relationship building with all EMS service providers in the local and partial outlying areas. To strengthen and enhance existing relationship and provide additional resource and clinical skills support to these services as and when required.
  • Promote and market the Life Fourways Hospital and Life EMS in various community initiatives and at local events, including formal corporate events and other initiatives that are in line with the Life Healthcare vision.
  • Assist with training of A&E unit personnel and in-hospital staff in Basic and Advanced Life Support skills
  • Manage communications between EMS and Hospital Emergency Assistance Line and of group admin processes.
  • Must have a knowledge of patient triage and disaster management and implementation of strategies that assist with coordinating and ensuring smooth patient flow and transition.
  • HPCSA registered ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (B-Tech EMC, CCA, N-Dip or Dip- EMC ONLY to Apply
  • A proven track record of sound operational experience within both government and private sector EMS. Ability to provide a portfolio of evidence of previous operational experience as an ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT provider.
  • Proof of CPD compliance and must have completed the current New CPG update, BLSHCP, ACLS and PALS is essential.
  • BLSHCP Instructors, ACLS EP, PALS EP advantageous
  • Matric Certificate
  • ITLS, ATLS (auditor), AHCP and other post graduate qualifications advantageous
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid Professional Driver Permit Code 08 license with current valid advanced/ high performance driving certificate
  • Must be willing to work majority night shifts and on occasion do standby.
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Organizational awareness
  • Leading by example
  • Motivating and developing people
Closing date
Thursday, June 10, 2021

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.


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