Paramedic - RAF Boscombe Down (Plus OOH) - Salisbury
A. OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION - SERVICE REQUIREMENTS1. To undertake Pre-Hospital Emergency Care duties for emergency medical cover for the airfield at Boscombe Down by working to provide initial emergency response to both military and civilian patients acting as first responder.2. To work standard hours Monday to Friday 0800hrs to 1800hrs with additional hours to cover flying as required but no more than 65 additional hours per month, which will include ad-hoc hours on average 10/15 hours per week. This is essential to the role.3. To respond to all domestic Airfield Ambulance incidents as required and in agreed timeframes of emergency response providing high standard Pre-Hospital Emergency care to casualties.4. To assess clinical situations, determine the nature and severity of the problem and call upon the required knowledge and experience to deal with the problem.5. To initiate resolution of problems and be able to exercise personal initiative.6. To recognise limits of practice and when to seek advice or refer to another professional.7. To be personally responsible for and able to justify decisions.8. To undertake and record a thorough, sensitive and detailed assessment, using appropriate techniques and equipment.9. To conduct thorough and detailed physical examinations of patients using observations, palpation, auscultation and other assessment skills to inform clinical reasoning and to guide the formulation of a diagnosis across all age ranges, including calling for specialist help where available.10. To use observation to gather information about the functional abilities of patients.B. STANDARDS TO WHICH A PARAMEDIC MUST COMPLY WHEN PROVIDING THE SERVICES11. Care to be delivered in accordance with the 'Standards of Conduct, Performance and Ethics' of the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).C. ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE12. Be a Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) registered Paramedic with experience in the provision of Pre Hospital Emergency Care obtained within the last two years. 13. Be able to communicate in English to the standard equivalent to level 7 of the International English Language Testing System, with no element below 6.5.14. Must have undertaken the additional health clearance checks for clinicians required to perform Exposure Prone Procedures (in accordance with the Department of Health policy entitled "Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV: New Healthcare Workers").15. To have regular frontline training experience or in the last two months.D. DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS / QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE16. Immediate Life Support (ILS) or Advanced Life Support (ALS).17. Major Incident Medical Management and Support (MIMMS).18. Pre-Hospital Emergency Care (PHEC).