Emergency Medical Technicians

at URCS- Uganda Red Cross Society
Location Kampala, Uganda
Date Posted August 11, 2021
Category Healthcare
Currency UGX


Emergency Medical Technicians (5 positions)
Uganda Red Cross Society (URCS) is the leading National Humanitarian Organization in Uganda and a member of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.Key responsibilities:

Responding to emergency calls and coordinating with the emergency response teams;
Assessing patients, providing emergency treatment, making working diagnoses and referral to appropriate health facility;
Monitoring and administering medication, pain relief and intravenous infusions accordingly in line with one’s scope of practice;
Dressing wounds/injuries;
Transporting patients to hospital and continuing to provide treatment while in transit;
Providing hospital staff with patient information including condition and treatment;
Helping provide patient care at the health facilities;
Communicating effectively with patients and their relatives/friends;
Teaching and training members of the public to use first aid techniques correctly;
Compile periodic reports;
Adhere to the Professional Code of Conduct and Ethics;
Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Persons Specifications

Education Qualifications
Minimum Diploma in Clinic Medicine, Nursing or Paramedical related courses from a reputable organisation;
Additional training in Basic or Advanced Life Support procedures will be an added advantage;
MUST be registered with relevant Professional Council and in possession of a valid Practicing Licence.
Essential Experience
At least 1 years’ experience in Clinical Practice, specifically in Surgical/Emergency/Medical Departments OR in a busy Health Facility.
Knowledge of Ambulance Service operations will be an added advantage.
Essential Skills
High level of integrity
Should have strong communication and Interpersonal skills.