Paramedics at Emergency Response Africa

Emergency Response Africa (ERA) is a healthcare technology company that provides urgent medical care to victims at the scene of the emergency and facilitates access to advanced hospital care through a network of community-based first responders, ambulances, and hospitals. The Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has collaborated with ERA to introduce the Technology-Enabled Emergency Medical Services Project (FID-EMS). This groundbreaking initiative aims to transform emergency healthcare response and enhance health insurance enrollment in Edo State.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Paramedics

Location: Benin City, Edo
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

  • We are looking for dedicated Paramedics to deliver quality emergency medical services. The role involves providing pre-hospital care, administering medical treatment, and ensuring the safe transport of patients to medical facilities.
  • We are interested in a committed, self-motivated, focused, and compassionate person to fill this gap.

Key Responsibilities

  • Respond to emergency calls, assess patient condition, and make critical care decisions quickly.
  • Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards.
  • Keep abreast with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training.
  • Handle non-medical situations such as crowd control and protecting the valuables of a patient if necessary.
  • Collect pertinent patient care data and transfer that data to a medical professional based on state guidelines.
  • Work closely with community-based first responders to manage patients.
  • Evaluate the patient’s condition on the scene and perform preliminary diagnosis.
  • Stabilize patients or provide immediate treatment of injuries or sudden illnesses by applying a variety of pre-hospital treatments.
  • Use technology tools to communicate with dispatchers, emergency victims and hospitals and facilitate transportation to hospitals if needed.
  • Monitor the patient’s condition en route to the hospital.
  • Collaborate with interested parties (police, firefighting unit, doctors etc.)
  • Prepare accurate reports on all incidents and patients’ cases.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 3+ years proven experience as a paramedic.
  • First Aid / CPR Certification
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Certified First aid / CPR Instructor desirable but not required.
  • HND in Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedics) or its equivalent

Soft Skills:

  • Thorough knowledge of medical procedures, terminology, and medications
  • Integrity and empathy
  • Excellent working knowledge of medical equipment and devices
  • Ability to stay calm and make the right decisions in adverse conditions.
  • Adaptable with a great deal of stamina

N90,000 – N110,000 / Month.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline 19th February, 2024.

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