Paramedic/Emergency Medical Technician – Advance - Karachi

Job Posted on: April 19, 2024

The Paramedic/Emergency Medical Technician – Advance is an Ambulance crew member of the Emergency Medical Services of SIEHS. EMT-A plays a crucial role in providing lifesaving interventions/medications to the patients/customers who use the service. The position is also responsible for maintaining the quality standards and bench mark service to all patients/clients.

  • Qualification: BSc.N / Post RN BSc.N / MSc. N
  • Experience: 2 -3 years working in a Healthcare setup in domain of patient handling, care and management
  • Age: Minimum 25 years
  • Location : Karachi
  • Gender: Male / Female

Job Description

  • Takes over the ambulance after duly completing the handing over and taking over procedure at the start of each shift.
  • Cross checks and signs off the taking-over sheet, filled in by the reliever, for all the medicines, consumables, instruments and appliances on board the Ambulance in the patient cabin.
  • While taking charge, makes sure all the reusable equipment and the Ambulance itself is disinfected/sterilized and makes sure of the same after handling each patient.
  • Administers medicines and performs procedures required for care of the patient being treated/ transported.
  • Shall treat and transfer the patient from the scene of an accident or home, in the ambulance and after arriving at the hospital transfer to the relevant facility, such as ER/ICU/HDU of the hospital. He will be assisted in this activity by the EMT-B/EVO.
  • They may be asked to volunteer for conducting BLS/CPR, First Aid trainings of internal and external candidates.

Competency Matrix

Technical Skills:

  • First Aid Skills such as Minor Wound Care, Bandaging/Splinting etc.
  • Basic Nursing Skills such as Maintaining I/V lines, Bleeding Control, Monitoring Vital Signs etc.
  • Advanced Skills such as Spinal Immobilization, Fluid Replacement Therapy, BVM Therapy, Extrication, PHECC Clinical Practice Guidelines etc.
  • Basic Life Support and AED usage.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Pre-Hospital Traumatic Life Support
  • Advance Pediatric Life Support/
  • Advanced Life Saving Obstetrics
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Program
  • Computer skills/Android phone handling skills

Key Attributes:

  • Updated and competent medical knowledge
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to work under pressure

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