Emergency Medical Technicians

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

Description

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.