Senior Paramedic

Senior Paramedic

Role Summary:

The role is responsible for providing advanced pre-hospital care to patients in emergency situations. The jobholder ensures that medical protocols and standards are followed and that patients receive prompt and effective treatment. 

Duties/Responsibilities: 

  • Respond to emergency calls and provide advanced medical care to patients at the scene, during transport, and at healthcare facilities. 
  • Lead and supervise a team of paramedics, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure the delivery of high-quality patient care
  • Assess patients’ medical conditions and administer appropriate interventions, such as advanced airway management, medication administration, and cardiac monitoring. 
  • Perform advanced life support procedures, including defibrillation, intravenous therapy, and advanced trauma management, in accordance with medical protocols and guidelines. 
  • Coordinate with other emergency response agencies, such as fire departments, law enforcement, and hospital personnel, to ensure seamless collaboration and communication during emergency situations. 
  • Maintain accurate patient care documentation, including patient assessments, treatment interventions, and medical records, in compliance with regulatory requirements. 
  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development activities to stay current on best practices, medical advances, and safety protocols in pre-hospital care. 
  • Assist with quality improvement initiatives, data collection, and performance evaluations to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of emergency medical services.

Education and Experience: 

  • Valid certification as a Paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic (EMT-P) from an accredited program. 
  • Current certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS). 
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as a paramedic, with demonstrated proficiency in advanced life support procedures and pre-hospital care. 
  • Leadership experience in a paramedic or emergency medical services setting, with the ability to effectively lead and supervise a team. 
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues, patients, and other healthcare professionals. 
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills, with the capacity to make sound decisions under pressure in emergency situations. 
  • Commitment to patient-centered care, safety, and ethical conduct in accordance with professional standards and regulatory requirements.  

WORK PROFILE

The Bank Hospital

Location: Block F6 Shippi Road Cantonment, Accra

P.O. Box CT 1224, Cantonments, Accra | Tel +233 302 739373 | Reg Number CS156732016

Date Posted: May 15, 2024

Closing Date for Applications: May 30, 2024

Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ghana

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