Paramedic

Employer:  NSW Ambulance
Location Gilgandra

Purpose of Position


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.


This advertisement is intended for current NSW Ambulance employees only. Casual NSW Ambulance employees are not eligible to apply.

If you are interested in applying for a Paramedic or Control Centre role with NSW Ambulance, please visit our website for further details; http://www.ambulance.nsw.gov.au/Employment.html


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Employment Conditions:
• The successful applicant will be required to undertake relief duties at other centres should the need arise.
• The successful applicant will be required to perform on-call duties and take up residence in Gilgandra and live within commutable distance of the station to satisfy on call standards in accordance with the NSW Ambulance Rural On-Call Policy.
• The successful applicant will be required to maintain a Certificate to Practice.
• The successful applicant will be required to carry out general ambulance duties.
• Appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory conduct and services check, which includes referee/supervisor check, a review of sick leave, review of service check register, ability to undertake full duties of the position and clearances from the Professional Standards Unit, Ambulance Education Centre and Infection Control.
• An eligibility list may be created for future vacancies.
• No Ambulance accommodation is provided.
• No entitlement to Transferred Employees Benefits (TEB).


Selection Criteria Applicants must hold a current Certificate to Practice or have successfully completed as a minimum AEC residential Inservice 1 course.

High standard of clinical care and knowledge to provide effective out of hospital patient care in diverse situations.

Clinical reasoning, analytical and problem solving skills to assess patient’s needs and review patient health care records in determining best care alternatives. Listening, oral and written communication skills to collect, record and convey clear, concise and accurate information in the completion of patient health care records and written reports, by radio, telephone and in person.

Computer literacy with demonstrated ability to learn and operate new and existing electronic patient records, data terminals etc.

Planning and organising skills to effectively manage own time and prioritise workload, with the ability to manage stress and maintain performance under pressure without negative impact on self or others.

Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment to support the completion of team goals and ensure the continuity of patient care within the NSW Health system.


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