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EMS COORDINATOR - 360930
Healthcare/ Pharmacies / Hospitals / Medical / Emergency Services
Wage / Salary:
R - Market Related - P/M (Per Month)
Hotazel, Northern Cape
EMS COORDINATOR NORTHERN CAPE
An exciting full-time position exists for an Ambulance Emergency Assistant in the role as EMS Coordinator. Northern Cape area (Hotazel) at a mining site
The purpose of the role is to be one of several Coordinators to manage the on-site Emergency Medical service at a mining site. This is based on the principles of EMS operations management and adhering to legislative specifications as well as the scope of service from the client. The successful candidate will work 8 hour shifts / 40 hour per week
Manage the provision of quality Emergency Medical Services at the designated client site.
Provide emergency care, including medical response (where required and specified by the Client).
Ensure legal compliance to all patient related documentation, treatment and care.
Meeting the prescribed professional and quality standards of the HPCSA, your employer and the Client.
Maintaining cleanliness and hygiene of the workplace, adhering to infection control policies and procedures as well as safety policies and procedures.
Implementation and adherence to infection control policies and procedures as well as safety policies and procedures.
Contributing to the enhancement of working relationships, co-operation and communication within the EMS department, Occupational Health clinic and the Client.
Assist with patient monitoring and treatment in the on-site Occupational Health clinic.
General administrative functions i.e. compiling procedures, maintaining patient files, record keeping, stock and asset control.
Assistance with in-service training of staff and, where required, Client employees.
Ensuring the total satisfaction of our clients through continuous improvement and added value.
Form part of the Client’s Emergency Response Team and assist with any specific training requirements they might have.
Ensuring compliance with legal, HPCSA, OHSA and DMR requirements.
Current registration with the HPCSA Professional Board of Emergency Care Providers as an Ambulance Emergency Assistant with, at least, 3 years’ clinical work experience, in an operation environment.
Certificate of Competence for the following Medical Rescue courses:
Motor Vehicle Rescue
High Angle Rescue I & II
Confined Space Rescue
Current certificates - (advantageous and will be a requirement to successfully complete these courses, if appointed):
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider
International Trauma Life Support
* Candidates with the above courses will be given preference
Certificate of Competence (advantageous and will be a requirement to successfully complete these courses, if appointed):
Mining experience would be advantageous.
Good general understanding of legislation pertaining to the specific business environment
A motivated team player, who is willing to offer extended commitment to ensure operational standards and efficiencies are met and maintained.
Excellent interpersonal and client liaison skills and able to work to tight timelines and client deliverables.
Ability to cope under pressure within a complex, challenging environment.
Computer literacy in all recognized Microsoft Office packages ESSENTIAL.
Code C/EC with PrDP - (non-negotiable)
Participation in the Client’s internal audits and ensuring compliance to Key Performance Indicators.
Be physically fit and capable of passing a required functional work capacity fitness examination.
Be in good health. The candidate is required to undergo a fitness to work medical examination (including a drug screening test).
Own reliable transport - (non-negotiable). Employees would be required to be on standby/call out and it is therefore required that the successful candidate resides within close proximity to the site.
The complete recruitment process will be explained to short listed applicants. Part of the process require the applicants to be willing to undergo background checks, qualification checks and theoretical assessments