Ambulance Officer and Paramedic ANZSCO

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Source from: https://labourmarketinsights.gov.au/occupation-profile/ambulance-officers-and-paramedics?occupationCode=4111

 

Job Summary of this Unit Group:

Ambulance Officers and Paramedics provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons to medical facilities.

 

Detailed Tasks:

  • attending accidents, emergencies and requests for medical assistance
  • assessing health of patients, determining need for assistance, and assessing specialised needs and factors affecting patients’ conditions
  • performing therapies and administering drugs according to protocol
  • resuscitating and defibrillating patients and operating life-support equipment
  • transporting accident victims to medical facilities
  • transporting sick and disabled persons to and from medical facilities for specialised treatment and rehabilitation
  • instructing community groups and essential service workers in first aid
  • attending public gatherings and sporting events where accidents and other health emergencies may occur
  • ensuring that ambulances are adequately maintained and stocked with medical supplies, and that equipment is in good working order
  • preparing written reports on the state of patients’ injuries and treatment provided

 

411111 Ambulance Officer ANZSCO

Provides specialised transport services and emergency health care for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons. Registration or licensing is required.

Requisite Education for Ambulance Officer:

In Australia:

  • AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Diploma, or at least three years of relevant experience (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Skill Level: 2

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

Specialisation:

  • Patient Transport Officer

 

411112 Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ) ANZSCO

Provides intensive pre-hospital health care to injured, sick, infirm and aged persons and emergency transport to medical facilities. Registration or licensing is required.

Requisite Education for Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic (Aus) / Ambulance Paramedic (NZ): 

In Australia:

  • AQF Bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1)

In New Zealand:

  • NZQF Bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1)

Registration or licensing is required.

Whether the Education can be substituted with experience:

  • In some instances, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Skill Level: 1

Skilled Occupations List: Short Term

 


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