• 16th Mar 2023

Job Opportunity: Flight Crew Medic - Critical Care/Intensive Care Paramedics & Paramedics - GCH Aviation Ltd, Christchurch

Flight Crew Medic - Critical Care/Intensive Care Paramedics & Paramedics - Christchurch Central,Canterbury, Aotearoa New Zealand

$120,000 to $129,000 per year

GCH Aviation is a family-owned business and the parent group for the Canterbury West Coast Rescue Helicopters based in Christchurch and Greymouth, Garden City Helicopters, the NZ Flying Doctor Service, Wellington Helicopters, Kaikoura Helicopters, Coastwide Helicopters, the Nelson Marlborough Rescue Helicopter, Tasman Helicopters, the Christchurch Jet Centre/FBO, and GCH UAV. With such a diverse range of businesses under one umbrella, employment with GCHA offers challenge, fun and an opportunity to be part of a tight knit team as well as part of an Organisation that really makes a difference to the communities, we work in.

They are looking for someone who has Authority to Practise at the level of Critical Care Paramedic (ICP RSI) or Intensive Care Paramedic or Paramedic with a minimum of 3 years experience to join our high-performing rescue helicopter flight team at all of our Bases - Christchurch, Nelson and Greymouth.

You will need to have excellent self-motivation and discipline as well as be flexible and adaptive.

This is a demanding role and not for the faint-hearted so you will be fit, healthy and able to cope with the pressure of the role and of the required training as well as meet the minimum medical qualification requirements.

You will also be required to assist the pilot in command with ensuring that the EMS aircraft is ready for any mission 24 hours a day/7 days a week which involves a range of duties including the cleaning of the aircraft inside and out.

During flight you will assist with navigation, NVG operations, clearances, safety, liaison with other emergency services and to operate the winch. In addition to this you will offer medical support and assistance to patients and support to relatives.

You will be patient, resilient and extremely confident with good sense of humour.

At GCH Aviation safety is everything and they have a Diamond Safety Award to support this. The role of Flight Crew is a high-risk role, and keeping our people and those we work with safe is imperative, applicants must be willing to adhere to all of our health and safety requirements including having Covid-19 vaccinations and participating in our daily screening program.

In return GCH offer a competitive employment package, health insurance, health monitoring, high standards of training and the chance to be part of an organisation who prides itself on being at the forefront of emergency rescue services in New Zealand.

Find out more and apply.

Disclaimer: The above material is provided by the employer and the College is not responsible for any inaccuracies. For any queries about the position please contact the advertised employer.

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