Advanced Life Support Paramedic

at Life Fourways Hospital
Location Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Healthcare
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A vacancy exists for an Advanced Life Support Paramedic in our Life Support Unit, based at Life Fourways Hospital reporting to Warren Hastings. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing optimal service delivery and patient quality


Critical Outputs

Be a Member of the LSU Paramedic and Hospital Resuscitation team, able to handle priority one/Code Red resuscitations and facilitate the handover of all EMS patient arrivals and transfers

Respond to EMS calls as directed through the Life EMS Emergency Assistance Line and those received from the community, including businesses and Government organizations.

Available to assist local/provincial EMS as and when required. Liaison and relationship building with all EMS service providers in the local and partial outlying areas. To strengthen and enhance existing relationship and provide additional resource and clinical skills support to these services as and when required.

Promote and market the Life Fourways Hospital and Life EMS in various community initiatives and at local events, including formal corporate events and other initiatives that are in line with the Life Healthcare vision.

Assist with training of A&E unit personnel and in-hospital staff in Basic and Advanced Life Support skills

Manage communications between EMS and Hospital Emergency Assistance Line and of group admin processes.

Must have a knowledge of patient triage and disaster management and implementation of strategies that assist with coordinating and ensuring smooth patient flow and transition.




HPCSA registered ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT (B-Tech EMC, CCA, N-Dip or Dip- EMC ONLY to Apply

A proven track record of sound operational experience within both government and private sector EMS. Ability to provide a portfolio of evidence of previous operational experience as an ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT provider.

Proof of CPD compliance and must have completed the current New CPG update, BLSHCP, ACLS and PALS is essential.

BLSHCP Instructors, ACLS EP, PALS EP advantageous

Matric Certificate

ITLS, ATLS (auditor), AHCP and other post graduate qualifications advantageous

Computer literacy

Valid Professional Driver Permit Code 08 license with current valid advanced/ high performance driving certificate

Must be willing to work majority night shifts and on occasion do standby.





Engaging diversity

Verbal and written communication

Drive and energy

Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour

Building relationships

Organizational awareness

Leading by example

Motivating and developing people


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