Ambulance Officers and Paramedics provide emergency health care for people who are injured, sick or infirm. They provide patient transport to hospital and between hospitals, as required.
Work is at the location of accidents, emergencies and requests for medical assistance. This may be at people's homes, on the road, sporting events, public gatherings and anywhere else health emergencies may occur.
Suits those with an interest in the wellbeing of others who want to help with minor medical issues through to serious injuries and traffic accidents.
The ability to communicate clearly under stressful conditions and with a diverse range of people is critical.
A bachelor degree specialising in paramedic science, paramedicine or health science is required. A vocational education and training (VET) pathway is available through the Diploma of Paramedical Science.
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You will also need:
For more information visit the Paramedicine Board