From time to time, Absolute Medical Response advertise opportunities for skilled resources to be part of the Absolute Medical Response team.
Currently we are looking to fill a number of specialist positions:
Due to continuing expansion and growth, Absolute Medical Response has a number of Paramedic and Intensive Care Paramedic roles available. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the Paramedic/Intensive Care Paramedic is primarily responsible for providing medical assessment, treatment and care in the out of hospital environment to facilitate the safe and effective management of critically unwell patients in the prehospital environment.
Duties of this role include, but are not limited to:
The successful candidate will be a Diploma or Degree qualified Paramedic. Ideally the successful candidate would have a strong background in teaching and education.
This is a unique opportunity to work within a supportive team and friendly culture, in a business renowned for its emergency response practices and training portfolio.
In return for your commitment you will be rewarded with an award based salary package commensurate with your experience. If you believe that you are the person we are looking for please submit your application to the Operations Manager.
Your application should consist of a CV and covering letter outlining your skills and experience in line with the advertised role and forwarded to email@example.com
EMT’s receive direction from the Control Centre in responding to emergency and nonemergency calls. The position communicates with the Control Centre to provide accurate situation reports and information following their response and intervention. The position seeks the input of other colleagues, including EMT’s Paramedics and Intensive Care Paramedics.
EMT’s exchange information and communicate empathetically with patients, carers and relatives, other emergency and community services, clients and customers, focusing on obtaining medical and health information and providing treatment while taking into account any social, cultural, religious, emotional and communication issues. The EMT provides updates to hospital staff, primary care practitioners supplying accurate patient information. This position deals with health professionals, community services, ambulance officers police and other emergency services staff to exchange information, ensuring all patient issues are addressed to facilitate the provision of best possible patient care.
Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) respond to supported non-emergency transports and to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a primary healthcare or medical facility or hands the patient over to a state based ambulance service.
After receiving the call from the dispatcher, the EMT may drive the ambulance to work address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMT must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning vehicle operation.
Previous experience in a similar role/industry, nursing or first aid response with a like organization
The Patient Transport Officer is an operational role within AMR reporting to the Operations Manager or to another senior operational position from time to time.
The purpose of the Patient Transport Officer is to provide a high standard of non-urgent patient transport services to the community of NSW and South Australia. This can include providing pre-booked, non-urgent services including home-to-hospital and inter-facility transfers.
This will involve liaison with other Ambulance and health-care employees, patients and the general public to undertake timely and efficient transportation services.
The following key responsibilities apply to Qualified Patient Transport Officers:
Patient Transport Officers must:
In addition to the mandatory requirements listed above, Patient Transport Officers must also possess as a minimum of a Certificate III in Non-Emergency Client Transport; or equivalent qualifications, as deemed appropriate by the Directors or the Training and Education Manager.
Absolute Medical Response (AMR) was founded in 1991 (formerly AMR) with the vision of providing quality medical care and customer service to the community and corporate clients with an improved standard of education in pre-hospital care, on site medical response, sporting and industrial medical support, Work Injury Response Service (WIRS) and non-emergency patient transport.
AMR employs highly trained and certified EMT’s, paramedics, intensive care paramedics and other medical professionals. All EMT’s hold (as a minimum) the Certificate IV in Healthcare (Ambulance) and Paramedics must hold a Diploma in Paramedical Science or the Bachelor of Health Science (Pre-Hospital) or its equivalent. With a fleet of specially equipped ambulances and state-of-the-art communications, AMR responds to calls in NSW and South Australia.
As an industry leader in pre-hospital medical services for close to 25 years, AMR has a number of attributes that set it apart from other providers:
The company has a long history of providing services to the community promoting safety and awareness; health education programs; and participation in disaster management scenarios with major manufacturers, mining, energy and infrastructure (EMI) organizations and key clients.
The position of Registered Nurse (Patient Transport) provides a professional standard of nursing care to all patients in accordance with the policies, procedures and clinical practice guidelines of AMR and the NSW Health Department. The main purpose of this position is to provide a nurse escort service to patients being transported in a AMR Ambulance vehicle.
The role will be responsible and accountable for the provision of safe and effective clinical patient care, or supervision of that care, from point of collection to point of delivery. This will include assessment of suitability to travel by Paramedical Service Patient Transport Vehicles, administration of oral/IV medications, multi-parameter monitoring including cardiac, documentation, receiving and providing handover of clinical information.
The role also entails working as an effective team member of the Patient Transport Services (PTS) including assistance to the Patient Transport Officer / Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) to ensure safe movement and timely transport of patients. The role can also involve the provision of driving relief to the PTO, as required from time to time.
The Registered Nurse is required to promote and maintain a positive image of AMR and to practice within professional and legal boundaries. The Registered Nurse (Patient Transport) will be accountable to the Operations Manager for the provision of quality care using best practice principles within a cost effective and efficient environment.
The Registered Nurse will work as part of a team responsible for the nursing care, transport and management of medical, surgical, aged care or outpatients from or to hospital. The Registered Nurse will serve as a role model for Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Students, Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT’s) and PTO’s on clinical practicums with regard to clinical competence, attitudes and enthusiasm for nursing.
The following key responsibilities apply to the Registered Nurses (Patient Transport):
The Registered Nurses (Patient Transport) must:
The following mandatory requirements, special conditions and/or other requirements apply to this role:
In addition to the mandatory requirements listed above, Registered Nurses (Patient Transport) must obtain, retain and maintain registration with AHPRA and must notify AMR should this registration (licensure) change (i.e. restrictions) or ceases for any reason or cause.
Pre-employment screening, including criminal history and discipline history checks, will be undertaken on persons recommended for employment. Registered Nurses (Patient Transport) will be required to disclose any serious disciplinary action taken against them in public sector employment. In addition, any factors, which could prevent the recommended employee complying with the requirements of the role, are to be declared.
Registered Nurses (Patient Transport) must submit the following documentation or undertake the following assessments as a part of the employment screening process:
Absolute Medical Response Pty LtdHead Office (Sydney)
91 Kurrajong Avenue Mt Druitt NSW 2770Mail: PO Box 550 Plumpton NSW 2761Phone: 1300 808 322Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgABN: 76 054 350 275
Absolute Medical Response Pty LtdSouth Australia (Adelaide)
29 Woodlands Terrace,Edwardstown SA 5039Phone: 1300 808 322Email: email@example.com
Absolute Medical Response Pty LtdQueensland (Toowoomba South)
PO Box7162Phone: 1300 808 322Email: firstname.lastname@example.org