Emergency Medical Technician

Employer: Mediclinic
Location: United Arab Emirates
Close Date: 2017/05/12
MME Ref Number 170507-1

Mediclinic Middle East is currently looking for an Emergency Medical Technician - ALS with at least 2 years postgraduate EMS experience for a newly available position Dubai.

The Emergency Medical Technician will be an integral part of Mediclinic Middle East’s Ambulance team and will be responsible to assess injuries, administer emergency medical care and transport sick and injured patient to medical facilities.

Using foundations of theoretical knowledge and evidence based guidelines, the Emergency Medical Technician will apply these guidelines to a range of activities to achieve agreed patient care outcome in accordance to Dubai Corporation of Ambulance Services (DCAS) standard procedures.
Requirements Requirements – Licensing & Education:
•Licensed as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic/Intermediate with DHA
•Minimum 3 Year Bachelor Degree in Emergency Medical Services (EMT-P)
•Recognized Advanced Life Support qualification (EMT-P)

Specialized Skills/Abilities/Experience Required:
•2 Years postgraduate EMS experience required
•Minimum of 1600 hours over last two years in an Emergency Medical Service

Skills/Abilities/Experience Required
•Demonstrated ability to work in a multidisciplinary team
•Demonstrated commitment to quality improvement for better health outcomes
•Fluency in written and spoken English (Arabic language skills are well regarded)
•High level of verbal and written communication skills
•High level of interpersonal and organizational skills
•Demonstrated competence in working autonomously as required
•Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
•Good computer literacy
•Ability to function effectively under pressure
Key Outputs Emergency Medical Services:
•Ensures that comprehensive diagnostic, therapeutic policies and procedures, aseptic and sterile techniques, ambulance service policies and procedures are adhered to and that scientific clinical approach is applied
•Ensures that the process of consultation, investigation and treatment are adhered to
•Ensures that systems to support multilateral communication between patient, the doctor and the nurse are adhered to
•Responsible for the adherence of a recognized international triage system
•Responsible for the maintenance of medical equipment and technical issues are immediately reported to the Senior EMT
•Ensures patient safety protocols are followed
•Responsible for accurate and detailed documentation

Clinical Risk Management:
•Ensures that Life support equipment well maintained and highly functional
•Responsible for the identification and controlling of Medico-legal risks and Dubai Healthcare Authority requirements are adhered to

Quality Improvement:
•Participation in Mediclinic Quality Improvement

•Using foundations of theoretical knowledge and evidence based guidelines and apply these to a range of activities to achieve agreed patient care outcome
•Critically appraising care practices and appropriately implement quality improvement strategies
•Monitor and document processes and outcome of care
•Participating in patient client safety and risk minimizing activities

•Adherence to Mediclinic Middle East Ambulance policies on billing and cash collection

Continuous Professional Development:
•Adheres to CME requirements as per Dubai Healthcare Regulatory Body
•Seeks own professional development, learning opportunities and developing and maintaining own professional development portfolio of learning and experience relevant to Scope of Practice

Medical Records:
•Ensures that ambulance records comply with legal requirements
•Ensures Mediclinic Middle East record keeping and documentation guidelines are aligned with the Ambulance Service Policy
•Ensures confidential patient information is maintained
Other Information Mediclinic Middle East is part of Mediclinic International, one of the world’s largest listed acute hospital operators, with three operating platforms in Southern Africa (South Africa and Namibia), Switzerland and the United Arab Emirates.

During February 2016, Mediclinic International combined with Al Noor Hospitals Group, with operations mainly in Abu Dhabi, to create the leading private healthcare operator in the UAE. Mediclinic Middle East operates six hospitals and 25 clinics with more than 700 inpatient beds in the United Arab Emirates.