Ambulance Paramedic

Central Medical Services

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Job summary

Are you a qualified Paramedic?

Then we currently have a fantastic opportunity for you, covering front line response and ad-hoc work.

Main duties of the job

  • Operate ambulance equipment and respond to company requests
  • Communicate with the patient and others to determine, and then use, the correct combination of ambulance equipment, paramedic skills to meet patient requirements.
  • Lead and coordinate the team responding to an emergency
  • Evaluate the patients condition on the scene and perform preliminary diagnosis
  • Attend to injuries or sudden illnesses by applying a variety of pre-hospital simple and advanced treatments.
  • Use tech equipment and tools to stabilize patients or provide immediate treatment
  • Monitor patients condition en-route to the hospital or specified location
  • Collaborate with interested parties.
  • Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards
  • Keep abreast with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training
  • Communicating effectively with patients and their relatives/friends
  • Communicates and documents patients' conditions to other members of medical crew, such as emergency doctors and nurses, upon arrival at medical facility
  • Maintain current professional registration with HCPC
  • Ensure that advanced driving skills are maintained and whilst driving, ensure compliance with legislation and the Highway Code.
  • Ensuring upkeep and cleanliness of vehicle, returning them to the base in a clean standard received & updating the Senior Management of any damage or issues to the ambulance vehicle

About us

Central Medical Services Ltd is a professional, reliable, private medical service working for both the NHS and private clients alike.

We operate a 24/7 private ambulance and medical service. Catering for either short notice or pre-planned assignments throughout the UK.

As an experienced company we bring with us a vast wealth of experience from the NHS, private and voluntary sectors with an aim to provide high quality medical and ambulance services, truly believing in patient care and customer service.

Job Type: Part-time

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Employee discount
  • Store discount

Schedule:

  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekends

Date posted

05 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£24 to £30 an hour Mon-Fri = £24 Nights/Sat=£29 Sun=£30

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

E0165-24-0176

Job locations

Chippenham Ambulance Station

Swindon

SN15 1PH


Job description

Job responsibilities

The position of Paramedic is responsible for the assessment, care, treatment and transportation of emergency, urgent and routine calls. The role will also include the providing of advanced clinical interventions, including drug therapies at scene and may administer medication within PGD guidelines. There will also be a requirement to undertake emergency blue light driving and work in a variety of locations, such as ambulance vehicles, care settings, hospital settings and events.

It is the job holders responsibility to ensure at all times, they act honestly and openly and comply with relevant corporate governance requirements, employment legislation, standards of business conduct, codes of openness and accountability.

It is the job holders responsibility to comply with and promote Equal Opportunities and accordingly must avoid any behaviour which discriminates against colleagues, potential employees, patients or clients on the grounds of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, race, nationality, ethnicity or national original religion, political opinion, trade union membership or disability.

Health and SafetyIn line with the Health and Safety Act 1974, it is the responsibility of all employees to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts at work. This includes cooperating with the organization and colleagues in complying with health and safety obligations to maintain a safe working environment and ensure the reporting of any defects, risks or potential hazards.

SafeguardingSafeguarding is everyones responsibility to ensure that the principles and duties of safeguarding adults and children are holistically, consistently and conscientiously applied with the needs of adults at risk or abuse or neglect at the heart of all that we do.

ConfidentialityAll staff a have a duty of confidentiality to Central Medical Services as part of their role. Central Medical Services has a duty to maintain strict confidentiality in relation to information and the whereabouts of its employees and workers and keep safe and secure all information given to its staff in the course of their duties.

This applies not only during the course of employment but also after termination of employment. This confidentiality clause covers such matters as knowledge of Central Medical Services business, information on our users, business contacts and policies & procedures. Staff may not disclose or use for another organisation or individual benefit any confidential information that she has or continues to require. Any breach of this clause will result in summary dismissal and may result in a claim from Central Medical Services for any damage or loss, which they may suffer.

Misc.This job description is indicative of the range of current duties and responsibilities for the post, it is not comprehensive. It is inevitable that the duties will change to reflect organisational change and it is essential therefore that it is regarded with a degree of flexibility, so that changing needs and circumstances can be met. All changes will be discussed with the post holder.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The position of Paramedic is responsible for the assessment, care, treatment and transportation of emergency, urgent and routine calls. The role will also include the providing of advanced clinical interventions, including drug therapies at scene and may administer medication within PGD guidelines. There will also be a requirement to undertake emergency blue light driving and work in a variety of locations, such as ambulance vehicles, care settings, hospital settings and events.

It is the job holders responsibility to ensure at all times, they act honestly and openly and comply with relevant corporate governance requirements, employment legislation, standards of business conduct, codes of openness and accountability.

It is the job holders responsibility to comply with and promote Equal Opportunities and accordingly must avoid any behaviour which discriminates against colleagues, potential employees, patients or clients on the grounds of sex, marital status, sexual orientation, age, race, nationality, ethnicity or national original religion, political opinion, trade union membership or disability.

Health and SafetyIn line with the Health and Safety Act 1974, it is the responsibility of all employees to take care of their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts at work. This includes cooperating with the organization and colleagues in complying with health and safety obligations to maintain a safe working environment and ensure the reporting of any defects, risks or potential hazards.

SafeguardingSafeguarding is everyones responsibility to ensure that the principles and duties of safeguarding adults and children are holistically, consistently and conscientiously applied with the needs of adults at risk or abuse or neglect at the heart of all that we do.

ConfidentialityAll staff a have a duty of confidentiality to Central Medical Services as part of their role. Central Medical Services has a duty to maintain strict confidentiality in relation to information and the whereabouts of its employees and workers and keep safe and secure all information given to its staff in the course of their duties.

This applies not only during the course of employment but also after termination of employment. This confidentiality clause covers such matters as knowledge of Central Medical Services business, information on our users, business contacts and policies & procedures. Staff may not disclose or use for another organisation or individual benefit any confidential information that she has or continues to require. Any breach of this clause will result in summary dismissal and may result in a claim from Central Medical Services for any damage or loss, which they may suffer.

Misc.This job description is indicative of the range of current duties and responsibilities for the post, it is not comprehensive. It is inevitable that the duties will change to reflect organisational change and it is essential therefore that it is regarded with a degree of flexibility, so that changing needs and circumstances can be met. All changes will be discussed with the post holder.

Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Licence/Certification:
  • HCPC Registration (required)
  • Paramedic qualification (required)
  • Emergency blue light driving (required)
Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • Licence/Certification:
  • HCPC Registration (required)
  • Paramedic qualification (required)
  • Emergency blue light driving (required)

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Additional information

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Central Medical Services

Address

Chippenham Ambulance Station

Swindon

SN15 1PH


Employer's website

https://www.centralmedicalservices.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


Employer details

Employer name

Central Medical Services

Address

Chippenham Ambulance Station

Swindon

SN15 1PH


Employer's website

https://www.centralmedicalservices.co.uk/ (Opens in a new tab)


For questions about the job, contact:

Ambulance Paramedic

Recruitment

Recruitment@centralmedicalservices.co.uk

01158570999

Date posted

05 June 2024

Pay scheme

Other

Salary

£24 to £30 an hour Mon-Fri = £24 Nights/Sat=£29 Sun=£30

Contract

Permanent

Working pattern

Full-time, Part-time, Flexible working

Reference number

E0165-24-0176

Job locations

Chippenham Ambulance Station

Swindon

SN15 1PH


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