PARAMEDIC GRADE 3 (X10 POSTS)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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.
CLOSING DATE : 17 August 2018
NOTE : 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.

OTHER POSTS: PARAMEDIC (X5 POSTS)

POST 31/148 : PARAMEDIC GRADE 3 REF NO: REFS/003054 (X10 POSTS)
Directorate: Emergency Medical Services
SALARY : Grade 3: R371 004 per annum
CENTRE : Various Districts
REQUIREMENTS : 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
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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
Mr. C. Errakiah Tel No: (011) 564 2000

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