Student Paramedic Jobs at St John WA
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Change Lives in WA, become a Student Ambulance Officer
Making the decision to join the St John Ambulance Student Ambulance Officer program will be one of the most important career decisions you ever make. Starting on the pathway as a student Paramedic is an extremely challenging, yet highly rewarding decision.
Each year St John Ambulance transports more than 350,000 patients across both metropolitan and regional WA. Paramedics respond promptly and efficiently to all ambulance calls, provide pre-hospital ambulance care for the sick and injured and transport patients to and from medical facilities – while constantly monitoring the patients’ condition at all times.
A Student Ambulance Officer’s duties and responsibilities include:
- Communicating effectively with patients, relatives, health professionals, and members of the public and other emergency services to ensure the best possible care for the patient is achieved
- Interacting effectively as part of the ambulance crew, with other ambulance crews and other emergency services to ensure the delivery of patient care is optimised
- Completing Patient Care records and other reports as necessary and with a high level of care and accuracy
Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge required:
- Current unrestricted ‘C’ or ‘CA’ class driver’s license with no more than 6 demerit points
- Current First Aid Certificate (HLTAID003)
- Verify your eligibility to enter Curtin University
- Ability to work effectively within a team environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Resilience and self-confidence
- Self-control and a positive outlook
To be a successful as a Student Ambulance Officer, candidates will need to demonstrate the following behaviours that align with the behavioural competencies for the position:
- An ability to build relationships and establish rapport
- Deal with ambiguity
- Demonstrate integrity
- Demonstrate discretionary effort
- Gather information for effective decision making
- Respond effectively to an audience
- Review on practice with an ability for self-reflection
There are many opportunities within St John to gain experience in different areas of the organisation.
Paramedics may be eligible to apply for the following roles:
- Front-line Leadership positions
- Community Paramedic
- Clinical Support Paramedic
- Critical Care Paramedic
- Station Manager
- Training and on-road tutoring