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Ambulance Operators and Paramedics Jobs in Kenya

E-Plus is a private company, limited by guarantee, fully owned by the Kenya Red Cross to offer emergency medical services which include 24hr ambulance services, and the sale of first aid kits.
We are looking for suitable candidates to fill the following positions:

Job Title: Ambulance Operator
Reports To: 
EMT &Logistics Officer
Location: Various towns

Main duties:
  • Maintain the ambulance in the most efficient operating condition ensuring proper cost management
  • Timely and safe patient rescue and evacuation
  • At all times ensure proper maintenance of ambulances
  • Receipt and handover  cash  payments for ambulance rescue services
  • Ensure the vehicle is in proper mechanical condition by performing daily unit checkout and completing ‘Ambulance operator’s Daily Checklist’.  Maintain familiarity with specialized equipment used by E-Plus.
  • Assist Paramedic or doctor whenever required.
  • Proper incident command while on a rescue mission
  • Perform any other duty within the scope of this position
Minimum requirements:
  • O-level certificate
  • Must have a minimum of five years experience as a driver with a clean driving record
  • Emergency Medical Technician certificate is an added advantage
  • Certificate in Basic Life Support , Basic Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life support or Advanced Trauma Life Support added advantage
  • Additional qualification within the medical industry is an added advantage
  • Two (2) years experience as an ambulance operator will be an added advantage
Job Title: Paramedics
Reports To: 
Paramedic Supervisor
Location: Various towns

Main Responsibilities
  • Provide and direct fast, efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured utilizing all basic and advanced abilities and techniques
  • Recognize and understand a medical emergency and make reasonable and acceptable differential diagnosis
  • Understand and anticipate the pharmacological treatment of critically ill and injured patients
  • Understand and anticipate potentially life-threatening squeal of cardiac and non-cardiac emergencies and institute appropriate emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life
  • Deal with medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality and morbidity;
  • File standardized reports of patient information and care for the use of receiving hospital and administration, including nature of request for aid, pertinent past history, therapy provided diagnosis, disposition and sufficient patient information for billing purposes
  • Maintain effective communication with physician on duty at hospital to relate patient condition and obtain orders for treatment
  • Accompany  the ill and injured to institutions of medical care
  • Complies with regulations on the handling of the deceased, notifies authorities, and arranges for protection of property and evidence at scene.
  • Reports verbally and in writing their observation and emergency medical care of the patient at the emergency scene and in transit to the receiving facility staff for purposes of records and diagnostics.  Upon request, provides assistance to the receiving facility staff.
  • Properly complete patient statistics and medical information forms for administrative use
  • Receive and receipt cash payments for ambulance rescue services and handing over the same to finance
  • Perform any other duty within the scope of this position
Minimum Requirements:
  • Minimum of a Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution
  • Must be licensed by the Kenya Nursing Council to practice
  • Certificates in BLS/ACLS/ATLS/
  • At least two years experience in critical care  nursing
  • Previous experience in emergency rescue service will be an added advantage
Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply. Applications can be sent via or dropped off at Kenya Red Cross offices or E-Plus Office by 9th November 2012 at 5.00pm. 

Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

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