Intensive Care Paramedic (525040)

 
  • Tasmania Government
  • Australia, Tas
  • Nov 25, 2021
Medicine Full-time

Job Description:

Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.

Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.

Salary:

$112,705 to $118,579 pro rata, per annum.

Classification:

Intensive Care Paramedic

Award:

Ambulance Tasmania Agreement 2019 and Tasmanian Ambulance Service Award

Successful applicants will be remunerated at their current ICP rate of pay until successful completion of a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Health (Aero-medical Retrieval) within twelve months of their commencement date.

Period of Employment/Hours:

Fixed term, full-time, shift work (fully rotational) working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP for a period of 12 months. Please note that part time hours may be considered.

Please also note that this process may be used to fill fixed term opportunities that arise in the near future.

Location:

North, AMR Launceston Base

Focus:

Ambulance Tasmania is holding a traineeship program for Fixed Wing Intensive Care Flight Paramedics.

Applications are open for qualified Intensive Care Paramedics who are looking to extend their skills and move into the aeromedical environment.

Trainees will undertake the Graduate Certificate in Emergency Health (Aero-medical Retrieval) whilst working under supervision within Aeromedical and Retrieval. On successful completion of the program applicants will be able to apply for a Flight Paramedic position.

Note: - Please refer to the Statement of Duties for all the selection criteria of this position to address in your application.

Applicants will need to:

Duties:

Essential Requirements:

Registered with the Paramedicine Board of Australia

Holds a Bachelor of Paramedic Science plus additional qualification and relevant work experience or other qualification approved by the Service

Current Driver’s Licence

*Registration/licences that are essential requirements of this role must remain current and valid at all times whilst employed in this role and the status of these may be checked at any time during employment. It is the employee’s responsibility to ensure that registration/licences remain current and to advise the Employer if their circumstances change. This includes notifying the Employer if a registration/licence is revoked, cancelled or has its conditions altered.

Statement of Duties and Applicant Guide:

(image) Generic Intensive Care Paramedic ICP (September 2021) HR.pdf

(image) Generic Intensive Care Paramedic ICP (September 2021) HR (1).docx

Department of Health – Applicant Guide - PDF

Department of Health – Applicant Guide - Word

How to apply:

Apply Online. Please click the blue "Apply Now" button on this screen.

Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.

We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.

Please complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.

For further information contact

Randal Carlisle

AMR Manager People & Operational Performance Improvement

Phone: 0460 013 319

Email: randal.carlisle@ambulance.tas.gov.au

Important information

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