Graduate Paramedic Intern 2024 - Metropolitan and Regional NSW - NSW Ambulance
NSW Ambulance provides essential health services to the people of NSW relieving suffering through out-of-hospital care. From the traditional emergency response, getting medical help to patients with serious or life-threatening injuries or trauma, through to connecting patients who do not need an emergency response with the most appropriate health provider.
NSW Ambulance provides excellence in care and makes sure patients get the right care, at the right time, at the right place. Employing over 6,000 staff across 300 metropolitan and regional locations, the organisation operates in a diverse range of scenarios and geographical locations 24 hours per day, 365 days per year to provide a critical health service to the community.
As part of the NSW Government's 2022-23 Budget, NSW Ambulance will receive a $1.76 billion boost over the next four years. This will fund 2,128 staff and open 30 more stations. These enhancements will target the busiest areas, some of which have been the hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic and substantial increases in the volume of Triple Zero (000) calls.
What you'll be doing
Develop, skills and attributes through training, education and work experience resulting in the ability to provide front line out of hospital care, medical retrieval and health related transport for sick and injured people in an emergency and non-emergency setting, accurately assessing and documenting patients’ health and medical needs to determine and implement appropriate paramedical care in line with Ambulance policies and procedures. Paramedics are required to work shifts and are rostered according to demand to provide coverage and service delivery to the community of New South Wales 365 days a year on a 24 hour basis.
Paramedics are first contact clinical care service providers delivering advanced, out-of-hospital, emergency and non-emergency care and specialist transport services. Paramedics work collaboratively with other NSW Ambulance clinical care providers and specialists and other health care and emergency services to provide quality, appropriate, and patient centered care to the public.
Paramedics respond to emergency and non-emergency calls, making significant clinical decisions which may include transporting patients to hospital, as well as utilizing alternative referral pathways to ensure the right treatment is afforded to patients in varied and often complex environments.
Paramedics work collaboratively with other NSW Ambulance clinical care providers, specialists, other health care providers and emergency services to provide quality, patient centered care to the public of NSW.
Salary and Benefits
The base wage for a full time Graduate Paramedic is $69,877 p.a. (plus award pay rise in July each year: the 10.5% employers’ contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading). In addition, you will also receive:
To be successful in this role, you must:
Find out more and apply. Applications close Sunday 2 April, 2023.
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