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PARAMEDIC

GRADE 1– 4 REF NO: EMS/PARA/09/2022 (POSTS 20)


Directorate: Directorate: Emergency Medical Services


SALARY : R258 198 – R528 177.per annum (plus benefits)


CENTRE : Various Districts
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 1 Grade 12

certificate with 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 Grade 12

certificate with 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 Grade 12 certificate


with 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 recognized 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. Grade 4 Grade 12 certificate with successful completion of Critical
Care Assistance (CCA) qualification or

recognized National Diploma that
allows registration with the HPCSA as a Paramedic or successful completion


of a B Tech degree that allows registration with the HPCSA as an Emergency


Care Practitioner (ECP). Registration with HPCSA as a Paramedic (CCA or
NDIP) or ECP and proof of current

registration. 24 years’ experience required
after registration with the HPCSA as a Paramedic (CCA), 17 years’ experience


required after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic (NDIP) and 10 years’


experience required after registration as an ECP.


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. Always maintain the unit in a clean condition and


good working order. 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. Always maintain accurate and


reliable records. 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 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 C Errakiah Tel No: (011) 564 2053


APPLICATIONS : Applications must be delivered directly to: Emergency Medical Services,


Continuity SA, Growth Point Business Park, Corner Old Pretoria Road and


Tonetti Street, Midrand or posted to P.O Box 8311 Halfway House 1685


NOTE : Application are not required to submit copies of qualification and other relevant


documents on application but must submit the new Form z83 obtainable from


any Public Service Department or on the internet at


www.dpsa.gov.za/documents and a detailed curriculum vitae. In order to


alleviate administrative burden on HR section as well as considering the cost
for applicants, departments are

encouraged to request certified copies of
qualification and other relevant documents from shortlisted candidates only


which may be submitted to HR on or before the day of the interview.


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.
CLOSING DATE : 21 October 2022

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