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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Paramedic Job at Tindwa Medical and Health Services (TMHS) - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
Paramedic [ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Health Care , Category: Doctors & Other Health Professionals ]

Jobs at: Tindwa Medical and Health Services (TMHS)

Deadline of this Job:
15th June 2019
Duty Station:
Within Uganda , Kampala , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Saturday, June 08, 2019 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed
JOB DETAILS:
BACKGROUND
Tindwa Medical and Health Services (TMHS) is the professionally leading, experienced Company and we have widest local coverage. Licensed to run medical and health services. We provide the following Services as it may be vital to you, and respond quickly to attend and Serve you.
Ambulance Services. ( AIR AND SURFACE MEDICAL EVACUATION,FIRST AID TRAINING,OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH,GENERAL CONSULTANCY,GENERAL WASTE DISPOSAL/MANAGEMENT, HOME BASED CARE,
We provide Ambulances Services for all kind of Emergency Medical Support/ Rescue and for various events for 24/7 hrs by using full equipped Ambulances AND Air Charters/Helicopters facilitated by qualified and experienced medical personnel and paramedics.
Department : Emergency Medical Services.
Reports To : HOD Emergency Medical Services.
Paramedic Job Purpose:
Responds immediately to emergency calls to deliver medical assistance. Evaluates sick or injured patient's condition and offers treatment necessary before hospital admission. Transports patient to nearest appropriate medical facility in ambulance. Collaborates with ambulance technicians, emergency medical technicians, emergency care assistants and other emergency medical responders to deliver patient care. Maintains ambulance and medical equipment therein. Acts as senior medical professional at the scene of emergencies or accidents..

Paramedic Job Duties:
• Responds to requests for emergency medical assistance in ambulance with other emergency healthcare providers.
• Assesses medical condition of patients at scene.
• Plans and administers requisite treatment immediately, either at scene or en route to hospital.
• Utilizes sophisticated medical equipment, such as defibrillators and ventilation machines, to revive and stabilize patients.
• Performs urgent surgical procedures, such as intubation, as needed.
• Equips injured limbs with splints when necessary.
• Dresses wounds and minimizes excessive bleeding.
• Administers medications using intravenous drip.
• Prepares patient for safe ambulance transport using backboards, gurneys, stretchers, and other restraints.
• Drives ambulance or other emergency vehicles.
• With additional training, operates a helicopter as part of an air ambulance crew.
• Communicates and documents patients' conditions to other members of medical crew such as emergency doctors and nurses, upon arrival at medical facility.
• Cleans and restocks ambulance equipment after responding to call.

Paramedic Job Skills and Qualifications:
Works Well under Pressure, High Stress Tolerance, Quick Thinker, Strong Troubleshooting and Analytical Skills, Compassion, Good Listening Skills, Excellent Verbal Communication Skills, Team Player, Physical Fitness and Strength, Familiar with Medical Technology, Sound Judgment and Decision-Making.

Education
Work requires Diploma of Clinical Medicine/Nursing, Must be Registered Nurse.
Training
The required candidate must have BLS, ACLS, and ATLS trainings.
He/she must have driving license.

Job Education Requirements: Diploma

Experience
Minimum of 2 year experience working Paramedic in well recognized facility.

Job application procedure
Interested applicants are required to submit a cover letter with current CV for consideration to uganda@tmhstz.com before 15th June 2019.

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