Paramedic , South Africa

Employer: Sasol
Location: Sasolburg, Free State, South Africa
Paramedic (Ref No. 18680)
Closing Date: 04 May 2015
Level of Experience: 5 years

Position Summary
Purpose of the job Attend to emergency ambulance call outs and perform medical examinations as well as recording
and keeping confidential employee information. Do inspections, testing and refurbishment of all emergency response equipment according to the required standards.

Required outputs: Functional
• Turnout to emergencies and form part of incident tactical team;
• Inspection, testing and refurbishment of emergency response equipment and ambulance;
• Cleans work area and the vehicles on a daily basis;
• Be able to report on emergency cases handled;
• Maintain physical fitness.
Job Requirements
• Matric/Grade 12
• Ambulance Emergency Assistant “AEA”
• Enrolled with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
• Valid Code 10 (EB) drivers Licence
• Two years’ experience in an Industrial Occupational Health and Safety department or Emergency Management Department.
• 5 years’ experience as a paramedic.
• Experience in ambulance emergency equipment maintenance.
• Ability to apply excellent driving skills
• Performance of Ambulance emergency tasks according to the HPCSA’s Intermediate Life Support (ILS) protocols, Ambulance Emergency Assistant (AEA)
• Computer literate

General (Wishes)
• Lung function testing (Spirometry) qualifications
• Hearing testing(Audiometry)
• Vision Screening
• Employment as a paramedic within a Petrochemical Refinery will be to your advantage
• Enrolled/Assistant Nursing Qualifications will be to your Advantage
• Occupational Health and Safety Awareness
• Public Drivers Permit (PDP)

Personal Attributes
• Thinking skills
• Communication skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Team player
• Openness to continuous learning
• Acceptance of others
• Goal achievement orientation
• Self discipline
• Tolerance for stress/frustration
• Resilience
• Technical Operation skills
• Job specific knowledge.


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