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Associate Emergency Med Tech Paramedic

Associate Emergency Med Tech Paramedic

Job Code

30000625

Basic Function

  • Provides basic and advanced life support to ill and/or injured patients in the prehospital and inter-hospital setting,
  • Performs assessment and management of illness/injury, stabilizes and Transport patients to the most appropriate medical facility.
  • Responds to prehospital emergencies and disasters,
  • Involve and participate in disaster drills and exercises.
  • Perform regular check-up as per policy and the specific check lists on ambulances, prehospital care equipments and disaster supplies. Ensures all equipment’s and supplies are adequate, up-to-date and ready for use.

Scope

Responds to all emergencies or 110 call (medical, trauma, tactical) or a disaster (mass casualty incidents) by ground or air, triages victims at the scene,  takes scene command, provides BLS and ALS (basic/advanced life support)  medical care for ill and/or injured patients in the pre-hospital  Settings and transports patients to appropriate medical care facilities.  Ensures the readiness and preparedness of emergency disaster response in terms of ambulances, equipment and availability.  Assists in decontaminating contaminated patients in or out of hospital using appropriate HAZMAT PPE and procedures. Acts as part of the critical patient transfer team from one medical facility to another.

Principal Contacts

Internally:

 

Internally: Head Physician or senior EMS Physician on duty, Senior EMT Paramedic, Advanced EMT Paramedic, Specialist EMT Paramedic, Nursing Supervisor and Charge Nurse, Medical Dispatcher or Controller, Medical Technical Support Department, Unit Heads, Liaison Officer/Liaison Supervisor.

Externally: Police, Government Affairs, Industrial Security, Fire Fighters, Rescue Teams, other company employees and their dependents.

Principal Duties

  1. Follows EMT –Paramedic standing orders, protocols, and advanced life support guidelines, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
  2. Participates in drills.
  3. Assesses the safety and hazards at the scene of an emergency.
  4. Provides special rescue services where trained in those specific areas.
  5. Ensures readiness and preparedness for 110 emergency calls or disaster response.
  6. Checks the ambulance and equipment used for pre-hospital emergency medical care.
  7. Utilizes specialized communication equipment to consult with Physicians and /or notify hospitals of patients condition.
  8. Completes detailed documentation on patient care and transport.
  9. Attends continuing medical education (CME) on an ongoing basis to maintain licensing and/or certification and also standards of knowledge and skills.
  10. Performs other duties as deemed necessary by the Unit manager.
  11. Participates in Campaigns and Events as requested by EMSD chief or PHCU Unit supervisor.
  12. Reports to Pre-Hospital Care Unit Manager and Pre-Hospital Care Division Director.

Education

Completion of a 2 years Diploma in a recognized Emergency Medical Technology Paramedic Program from local or international college/university.

Experience

Up to  3 years of relevant experience.

 

Certifications/Other requirements as applicable

  • Certification in BLS, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, NRP, BDLS, and ADLS
  • Fluency in written and spoken English.
  • Knowledge of Arabic very desirable.

Competencies

6. Person-Centered Care
2. Documentation
5. Health Care Safety
1. Clinical Expertise
4. Health Care Reliability
7. Cybersecurity
3. Health Care Quality