DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PARAMEDIC VACANCIES
It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as
contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required.
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be delivered directly to: Emergency Medical Services,
Continuity SA, Growth Point Business Park, Corner Old Pretoria Road and Tonnetti Street, Midrand or posted to P.O Box 8311 halfway house 1685
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents . The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently
updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID document( no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. 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.
POST 40/295 : PARAMEDIC VACANCIES GRADE 1 TO GRADE 3 (X12 POSTS)
SALARY : Grade 1: R239 532 per annum Ref No: PARA 00005/01/09/2018Grade 2: R299 475 per annum Ref No: PARA 00005/02/09/2018
Grade 3: R371 004 per annum Ref No: PARA 00005/03/09/2018
CENTRE : Gauteng EMS
Grade 1: 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: 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: 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 recognised 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.
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 .Maintain the unit in a clean condition and good working order at all times. Respond to opportunities that enhance professional 181 development (e.g. in- service training, attend workshops, forum meetingsand 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
Abide by the Standing Operational Procedures and other EMS policies. Maintain accurate and reliable records at all times. 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 interfacility 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 : Ms. MR Mokoena Tel No: (011) 564 2253