Emergency Medical Technician (5 Positions) NGO Careers at FHI 360

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Duration: 60-120 days
Location: Kampala, Uganda (local position)
Reporting to: MCHN EVD Response Team Lead

Roles and 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.
• Qualifications, Desirable Skills, and Experience:
• The applicant must hold a Diploma in Clinical Medicine, Nursing or Paramedical related courses from a reputable organization
• Additional training in Basic or Advanced life support procedures will be an added advantage
• Should be registered with relevant professional council and in possession of a valid practicing license
• One year of 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.
• High level of integrity
• Should have strong communication and Interpersonal skills.
• Understands basic medical-legal principle
• A caring and outgoing personality
• The ability to make swift decisions and stay calm
• A good level of physical fitness

How to apply

Interested and Qualified, Submit your applications to Uganda.procurement@fhi360.org  not later than Friday 25th, November 2022

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