ProMedical (Vanuatu Emergency Medical Services Association)
About the business
Vanuatu Emergency Services Association (VESA) is a non-governmental organisation that overseas three entities:
Promedical bases provide 24/7 international standard paramedical ambulance service to their communities and other islands. For more information about our services visit www.promedical.com.vu
ProRescue is a volunteer service based in Port Vila. Its primary role is to assist ProMedical, however it also supplements the Government Emergency services.
This position is for the Station Manager based in Port Vila, however the Clinical Manager component will require regular visits to Luganville.
About the role
At the Port Vila base you will ensure sufficient qualified staff and resources to meet the diverse patient needs. As Clinical Manager for the two paramedic services, you will assure the Board of the quality of clinical services offered.
Benefits and perks
Port Vila offers a range of facilities, sporting opportunities and social amenities rarely found in the Pacific. You will be serving a very diverse community with many of our subscribers being ni-Vanuatu citizens as well as residents from around the world. We also offer medical evacuation services from other islands and charity work extending into remote bush environments.
The varied patient presentations will add to your clinical experience. Diverse trauma patients will require stabilisation without comprehensive critical care back up. The tropical environment, economic and cultural factors contribute to cases such as ciguatera poisoning, dive compression illnesses and a significant number of serious NCD presentations. Caring for complex obstetrical patients requiring transfer from other islands or remote villages will provide many challenges and a wealth of experience
Scuba diving, surfing and kayaking are available on your doorstep as well as on trips to one of the 83 islands that make up Vanuatu. With 20 days of holidays and many public holidays we work hard and play hard.
If you have a spirit of adventure, are flexible and adaptable to a challenging but exciting environment both on the job and for the lifestyle offered, this is the job for you.
Skills and experience
For more information and to apply, visit the Seek website by clicking here.