DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as
contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of
race, gender and disability status is required.
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be delivered directly to: Emergency Medical Services,
Continuity SA, Growth Point Business Park, Corner Old Pretoria Road
and Tonnetti Street, Midrand or posted to P.O Box 8311 halfway house
CLOSING DATE : 19 October 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents.
The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently
updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID
document( no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not
be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested
documents will result in the application not being considered.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have
not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date please
accept that your application was unsuccessful.
OTHER POSTS: EMERGENCY CARE OFFICER GRADE 3 (X80 POSTS)
POST 40/295 : PARAMEDIC GRADE 1 TO GRADE 3 (X12 POSTS)
SALARY : Grade 1: R239 532 per annum Ref No: PARA 00005/01/09/2018
Grade 2: R299 475 per annum Ref No: PARA 00005/02/09/2018
Grade 3: R371 004 per annum Ref No: PARA 00005/03/09/2018
CENTRE : Gauteng EMS
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 1: 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: Successful completion of Critical Care
Assistance (CCA) qualification or recognized 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. 7 Years’ experience required after registration with the
HPCSA as Paramedic (CCA) and no experience required after
registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic with a National Diploma.
Grade 3: 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 ambulances and all other interfacility
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 : Ms. MR Mokoena Tel No: (011) 564 2253
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