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Paramedic or Nurse £18ph to £27ph

By November 16, 2021December 21st, 2021No Comments
JOB TITLE
HCPC Paramedic or NMC Nurse
LOCATION
IPRS Aeromed Office, Spectrum House Gatwick, West Sussex. Duties will require travel both Internationally and within the UK.
REPORTS TO
Clinical Manager

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB: (JOB SUMMARY)

To undertake medical escort duties ensuring the health and wellbeing of persons being transported within or being removed from the UK. Working closely in conjunction with security officers contracted to the Home Office. The role may also include performing medical escort duties without a security team in place. As a Paramedic/ Nurse you will be expected to adhere to JRCALC guidelines and work within the HCPC/ NMC registration and scope of practice.

KEY TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • To maintain an up to date and accurate record of your availability via our online system.
  • To respond to assigned tasks via our online system in a timely manner.
  • To maintain good communication and relations with the IPRS Aeromed Operations and the Clinical Manager.
  • To ensure your kit and drugs are in date and are satisfactory prior to commencement of duties. And to ensure all items used follow the appropriate auditable trail and documentation.
  • To receive a clinical handover from the treating clinician and make appropriate judgements regarding ongoing care.
  • To measure and record baseline observations upon making contact with the individual and at appropriate intervals thereafter.
  • To act upon their clinical needs by whatever means judged necessary.
  • To actively promote the wellbeing of your patient through regular medication as prescribed.
  • To treat the individual autonomously in the event of unexpected/unforeseen acute episodes.
  • To provide a comprehensive clinical handover to a clinician at final destination or to ensure that the individual or carer understands and is capable of delivering what is necessary from then on.
  • To maintain clinical objectivity at all times, with the patient’s wellbeing in mind.
  • To produce accurate medical notes primarily to ensure the provision of ongoing care but also for clinical audit purposes.
  • To ensure the medical welfare of colleagues in the security team is maintained at all times.
  • Submit all administrative paperwork and invoices in line with company procedure.

GENERAL / ADDITIONAL DUTIES:

  • Respond to requests by the crew in the event of a medical emergency on the aircraft.
  • Brief the Team Leader in the event of deterioration of your patient(s).
  • Assist the team as requested to ensure a safe and swift removal, though not to the detriment of your patient.
  • Undertake any other delegated duties considered appropriate to the role. These include ambulance transfers, triage services, “Fit to Fly” assessments, teaching sessions and responding to our clients needs within the UK.

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

 E Essential     D Desirable

  • Minimum 5 years post qualification as a HCPC paramedic/ NMC Nurse (E)
  • Basic I.T. skills (E)
  • Ability to speak fluent English (E)
  • Ability to speak languages other than English (D)
  • Full driving licence and own reliable transport (E)
  • Smart, professional appearance and conduct (E)
  • Teaching or management qualification (D)
  • Knowledge and understanding of JESIP (D)

QUALIFICATIONS, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Current registration with HCPC – with no investigations/suspensions current or pending
  • Either I.H.C.D. or HE Para.
  • Able to demonstrate Continuous Professional Development and ALS competencies

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to work actively within a team, but to work without supervision whenever necessary.
  • Ability to identify and correct signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patient.
  • Clear and concise communication skills, in particular when interacting with a patient.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to record information accurately.
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions quickly.
  • Ability to remain calm and professional if an individual becomes disruptive/aggressive.
DBS CHECK REQUIRED
Yes – Enhanced
HOME OFFICE SECURITY CLEARANCE (SC)
Yes – CTC level (NB: The application process for this can take anything up to 12 weeks)
REFERENCE
One personal & one professional reference will be taken up prior to commencement of duties.
NOTE
IPRS Aeromed will not employ anyone who they know to have affiliation to far right groups such as EDL, BNP, Combat 18
PASSPORT(S)
Existing passport MUST have minimum of 6 months and 3 pages remaining. There is an expectation that a second passport will be applied for within 6 months of start date with IPRS Aeromed at your own expense. We will provide you with the necessary documentation to facilitate this.
TRAVEL REQUIRED
You may be required to undertake travel to all worldwide destinations.
DATE
20/12/2021

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