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Expedition/Wilderness Paramedics

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Paramedic
Job Type
Full Time
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Immediately
Location
Hendra QLD 4011
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Aspen Medical is seeking expressions of interest from experienced Paramedics who have provided specialist medical support in expedition/wilderness settings or as a Search and Rescue Paramedic. Our global resources client is looking to recommence work in Papua New Guinea in October and requires clinicians who are fit, highly skilled, and able to manage a variety of presentations in very remote locations.

 

These positions will require:

  • The ability to make a diagnosis or perform actions in the absence of a physician
  • You to configure, pack and select only the appropriate medical equipment in a backpack then transport the equipment and perform medical duty on steep slopes in a hot and wet climate over great land distances
  • Proper physical condition to conduct long term bush walks for several kilometres in uneven and steep terrain in austere conditions
  • Qualifications and strong experience in emergency /pre-hospital emergency medicine ideally with wilderness, search and rescue, and/or expedition support experience
  • Up to date and continuous emergency training in skills such as ACLS and PHTLS, and proficiency with advanced airway skills

 

Due to the international location of the work, you will be required to complete mandatory hotel isolation upon arrival in PNG, and when returning in Australia. The required work effort once onsite is 6 weeks.

 

ABOUT US

Aspen Medical is a global provider of innovative healthcare solutions across a diverse range of clients in government, non-government organisations (NGOs) and the private sector. We are a world leader in the delivery of healthcare solutions in any setting, particularly those that are remote, challenging or under-resourced. We are the only commercial organisation in the world certified by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an Emergency Medical Team for infectious disease outbreaks, and through our focus on Social Purpose, we believe passionately in using business as a force for good in everything we do.

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