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1 Dec 2020

Full-Time Apply for EMT at Emergency Response Africa

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Job Description


We are looking for trained paramedics to be part of our team of professional emergency responders attending primarily to out-of-hospital medical emergencies. We are interested in a committed, self-motivated, focused and compassionate person to fill this gap.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work closely with the dispatcher to determine the best way to respond to calls based on the company’s priority system
  • Respond to emergency calls, assess patient condition and make critical care decisions quickly
  • 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 simple and advanced treatments (first aid, CPR, administering oxygen etc.)
  • Use tech equipment and tools to communicate with dispatcher, emergency victims and hospitals and facilitate transportation to hospital if needed
  • Monitor patient’s condition en route to the hospital
  • Collaborate with interested parties (police, firefighting unit, doctors etc.)
  • Write/fill in clearly and submit concrete and accurate reports on all incidents and patients calls
  • 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


  • Proven experience as a paramedic
  • First Aid / CPR Certification
  • Valid Drivers License (For Motorcycle and Keke or Vehicle)
  • Certified First aid/CPR Instructor desirable but not required
  • HND in Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedics) or its equivalent

Soft Skills

  • Knowledge of medical procedures, terminology and medications
  • Ability to stay calm and make the right decisions in adverse conditions
  • Adaptable with a great deal of stamina
  • Excellent working knowledge of medical equipment and devices
  • Integrity and compassion towards human pain


  • Three or more years of paramedic experience

Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: ₦40,000 - ₦60,000.


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