Paramedic

Employer
E zec Medical Transport Services Ltd
Location
Ipswich, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
2 Oct 2020

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Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
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Due to continued expansion, E-zec Medical Transport Services are now looking to recruit a Full Time Paramedic as well as a number of Bank Paramedics for our Ipswich contract, to provide a patient focused delivery of care, treatment and safe transport for patients in a clinically safe and professional environment, utilising enhanced skills and regulated best practice when required to do so, adhering at all times to the policies and standards inherent within E-zec Medical Transport Ltd.

You must be fully qualified as a Paramedic and hold a current state registration with the HCPC. In addition, you must hold a full driving licence with a minimum of 2 years driving experience and no more than 3 points and have evidence of CPD.

We are a 7 day a week service and are looking for the right applicant to work a 40 hours a week contract with exact rota pattern TBC.

To treat and transport high dependency urgent and non-urgent cases in accordance with HCPC paramedic standards of proficiency, JRCALC guidelines and E-zec Medical protocols. To maintain a professional level of service to the stakeholders in line with the contracted performance standards. To comply with all road safety regulations exercising the safe use of road traffic exemptions in progressive driving. Undertake driving duties if required on all types of vehicles operated.

Paramedic Core Responsibilities
  • To ensure that all equipment provided is kept to the highest standard and any defects or losses are reported immediately.
  • Complete monthly drug audit
  • Monitor and maintain stock levels
  • Audit Medical stock levels
  • To ensure that the vehicle provided is cleaned daily and check that the vehicle is roadworthy, including fuel; water and oil. Report any defects on the appropriate forms.
  • To maintain the workplace to a high standard of tidiness and cleanliness at all times. Also, to ensure the base and vehicle security.
  • Maintain a high professional image at all times.
  • To provide assessment of patients, planning and implementing to patients and others. This will include their care and treatment. To continually evaluate and give advice.
  • Handling Prescribing and administering, non-prescription, prescription and controlled drugs if require to do so by the transferring hospital who will supply the controlled drugs if require.
  • Invasive procedures where appropriately trained and competent ? Cardiac Monitoring - e.g. ECG Monitoring via a 3 lead ECG,
  • To communicate report and document the patient's history, condition and treatment to a full range of medical staff including colleagues, nurses, doctors and consultants either on route to or arrival at the receiving care unit.
  • To take responsibility for the security of patients' property during transportation as well as the safe handling of patients' possessions including hand over to the appropriate agency.
  • To complete all patient and journey documentation associated with an episode of patient care in both electronic (PDA) and written format (PRF) with any other reports E-zec Medical deems necessary.
  • To observe safe practices as laid down within E-zec Medicals policies, procedures and E-zec Medical instructions.
  • Maintain confidentiality of E-zec Medical and any patient information and records notwithstanding the Child Protection and Vulnerable Adults legislation.
  • Ensure effective communication to other health and social care professionals for the benefit of the patient.
  • Complete any documentation required e.g. Patient Report Forms, Incident Reports, Accident Books or any other report associated with your duties. Complete any information relating to Quality Monitoring.
  • Co-operate and/or recommend any measures designed to improve patient care or the efficiency of the service.
  • To ensure that all property, either belonging to E-zec Medical, patient or customer, is transported safely and securely at all times.
  • Co-operate with emergency services as required. ? To ensure that the required levels of equipment, consumables and drugs etc. are maintained to required levels and stored safely and securely.
  • Make dynamic risk assessment of the environment and general situation, having due regard for the health and safety of self and others. Responsible for the safe use of the ambulance and all equipment.
  • To ensure that planned organisation changes are communicated positively to appropriate people e.g. staff, patients and carers.
  • To be accountable for the safe clinical practice applied to a patient whilst in your care either as an individual or as a member of the crew.
  • To comply with the code of conduct as laid down in the HCPC paramedic standards of proficiency, JRCALC guidelines and E-zec Medical protocols.
  • To comply with the standards of conduct, performance and ethics as laid down by the Health Care Professions Council.
  • Supply statements and attend legal proceedings as required.
  • Administer appropriate drugs that can be used by Registered Paramedics.
  • If appointed an enhanced DBS disclosure will be required.

In Return we are offering full time staff:
  • You will receive uniform
  • £22.00 per hour including a 30-minute paid break
  • 224 hours annual leave
  • Auto enrolment into the NEST Pension scheme
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light Card

Bank Staff:
  • You will receive uniform
  • £24.66 per hour including a 30-minute paid break
  • Auto enrolment into the NEST Pension scheme
  • Eligibility for a Blue Light Card

To apply for our Paramedic role please upload your CV and if you have any additional questions, we are more than happy to answer them.

It is not the policy of E-Zec Medical to contact further those applicants who have not been invited for interview, so if you have not heard from us within 6 weeks you should assume that, on this occasion, your application has not been successful.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/90787578
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