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Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ) Australia

Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ) Australia ANZSCO 411112:

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Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ) Australia ANZSCO 411112:

Description

Provides intensive pre-hospital health care to injured, sick, infirm and aged persons and emergency transport to medical facilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level

2

Group: 4111 Ambulance Officers and Paramedics

Description

provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons to medical facilities.

Tasks

  • attending accidents, emergencies and requests for medical assistance
  • assessing health of patients, determining need for assistance, and assessing specialised needs and factors affecting patients’ conditions
  • performing therapies and administering drugs according to protocol
  • resuscitating and defibrillating patients and operating life-support equipment
  • transporting accident victims to medical facilities
  • transporting sick and disabled persons to and from medical facilities for specialised treatment and rehabilitation
  • instructing community groups and essential service workers in first aid
  • attending public gatherings and sporting events where accidents and other health emergencies may occur
  • ensuring that ambulances are adequately maintained and stocked with medical supplies, and that equipment is in good working order
  • preparing written reports on the state of patients’ injuries and treatment provided

Skill Level

Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below. In Australia: AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) In New Zealand: NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2) At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification. Registration or licensing is required.

Occupations in this Group : Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ) Australia 

  • 411111 Ambulance Officer
  • 411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ)