ALS Paramedics - Australia

12 Mar 20130 comments

About the Job
Health Care Options is Queensland's largest provider of private paramedical services. Based in Brisbane, and covering events from north of Cairns to Newcastle, our Event First Aid branch specialises in providing the highest standard of event medical services and risk management, whilst our 1300MEDICS team delivers onsite medical care and emergency response at high risk workplaces and industrial sites.

Health Care Options introduced the 'Advanced Life Support Medic' level in 2008 and the 'Critical Care' and 'Intermediate
Life Support Medic' in 2009 to deliver care at high risk locations which traditionally had been serviced by ambulance paramedics or nurses. Our team is a close knit group of qualified paramedics with emergency backgrounds, supported by our Clinical Advisory Group, and licensed by Queensland Health and NSW Health to posess and administer a wide range of emergency medications.

Industrial and On Site Paramedic Roles
1300MEDICS is the occupational and onsite health service delivery arm of Health Care Options. 1300MEDICS is commencing work on a number of projects across Queensland, and we are now recruiting for paramedics for a July start at our site in Rockhampton.

As our site paramedic, your role will involve providing ongoing health assessments of workers; emergency response to site incidents, preventative and health promotional activities and administration aspects of the medical centre.

To be considered for this role you will need:

Qualifications as an Ambulance or Industrial Paramedic at or exceeding the Diploma level;
Experience in working independently and in leading small teams in the clinical environment;
Experience in emergency management of a variety of medical conditions and specialist experience in traumatic injury management, stabilisation and transport skills;
Competency in Advanced Life Support skills including defibrillation, airway management and intravenous cannulation;

While not mandatory, candidates with any of the following would be viewed favourably:
Industrial or Mining Medical experiece;
Double-qualified Registered Nurse / Paramedics, and paramedics at the Intensive Care Paramedic clinical level.

For the right person, we will offer a package including fully furnished accomodation, allowances and an opportunity to work on an interesting and unique project. The Rockhampton project is fly-in fly-out over eight to twelve weeks with some night shifts.

If you are a prehospital health professional with the skills we need, then we want to hear from you.

Other positions are available in Brisbane. Please make all contact by e-mail.

Recruitment Officer
Event First Aid & 1300MEDICS

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