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CV, Highly Experienced Australian International Paramedic and Trainer

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 11576

List top 5 skills: educator, manager, paramedic
Short Bio:

I am highly motivated to succeed in all endeavours I undertake and I am able to bring an innovative and a real life approach to the delivery of first aid, paramedical and EMS services at all levels that is appropriate and safe whilst focussing on world class pre hospital care standards that enhance service delivery. I am a strong team player and champion core values of the organisation that promotes continuous improvement and is socially responsible.

Current location: 

Victoria, Australia - View on map

Nationality: 

Australian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

other

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Career Summary

Company Position Period

31C & Event Paramedics Pty Ltd

(www.paramedics.com.au)

Chief Operating Officer 2010 – Current

First Intervention & Event Paramedics Pty Ltd

(www.firstintervention.com.au)

Chief Operating Officer 2000 – 2010

Victoria University

(www.vu.edu.au)

Graduate Program Coordinator in Paramedics and Pre Hospital Care 1995 – 2000

Ambulance Victoria

(http://www.ambulance.vic.gov.au/)

Paramedic 1986 – 1998

Education

2014: BSB41412 Certificate IV in Workplace Health and Safety (Currently undertaking)

2014: 30977QLD – Course in Workplace Drug Testing (Breath Alcohol, Urine & Oral Fluid – Saliva).

2009: TAA40104 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, Australian Forensic Services

2000: Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment; Victoria University

1999: Graduate Diploma in Education and Training, Victoria University

1998: Graduate Certificate in Tertiary Education, Victoria University

1997: Bachelor of Health Science – Paramedic, Victoria University

1990: Associate Diploma in Training and Development, University of Melbourne

1989 Certificate in Training, Hawthorn Institute of Education

1989: Certificate in Supervision, Box Hill TAFE.

1989: Associate Diploma of Health Science (Ambulance Officer), Ambulance Officer Training Centre.

1980 Certificate of Proficiency: Cooking: William Angliss College

Membership

• Private Paramedic Australia – Secretary (http://www.privateparamedicine.com.au/)

• Paramedics Australasia – Member (https://www.paramedics.org/)

Employment Experience

June 2010 – Present Event Paramedics & 31C Pty Ltd

Chief Operating Officer

Event Paramedics is a licensed Non-Emergency Patient Transport Provider in Victoria.

31C is an EMS Consultancy Company.

Following the sale of First Intervention, I maintained Event Paramedics and the new consulting company 31C Pty Ltd provided me a number of new opportunities that included consultancy services in:

 Australian Capital Territory

 Trinidad

 India

 China (as part of a health trade mission)

July 2000 – June 2010 First Intervention & Event Paramedics Pty Ltd

Chief Operating Officer.

As the Chief Operating Officer of First Intervention which is a Registered Training Organisation delivering a range of first aid, ambulance/paramedic and air crewman courses under the AQTF.

Event Paramedics is a licensed Non-Emergency Patient Transport Provider in Victoria. Event Paramedics focus is predominately the supply of medical staff at events around Australia and New Zealand. These include events, motorsports, concerts, workplaces, schools film and TV.

I sold initially part of this business to M and O a Western Australian based oil and gas training company and then it was purchased by the Wood Group.

Whilst there is many achievements associated with these 2 companies some of them include:

 Establishing a new Registered Training Organisation and obtaining many blue chip clients.

 Obtaining ISO 9001 accreditation for Event Paramedics

 Developing Infection Control Management Plans and Audits

 Gaining a Victorian Non-Emergency Patient Transport Licence for Event Paramedics.

 Developing and/or delivering programs besides in Australia for New Zealand, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, USA, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Nigeria.

 First Intervention was partially sold to a WA based company and then 12 months later it was sold it to a large UK based company.

May 1995 – June 2000 Victoria University

Graduate Program Coordinator in Paramedics and Pre Hospital Care.

As the leader of this ground breaking program Peter oversaw the development and implementation of a suite of programs for health care professionals from around the world, via flexible learning models, which included the Internet and CD-ROM. Achievements at Victoria University include:

 Ensuring that the course was the benchmark for developing paramedic programs in Australia and Asia.

 Building a reputation as the international market leader of such programs, with demand for student places consistently exceeding the places that were available. Students from every State and Territory in Australia, as well as international students from Hong Kong, South Africa, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia and Canada were attracted to the program.

 Developing models of flexible learning and promulgating the use of these models throughout the University.

 Initiating, developing and promoting new programs to respond to the needs of students, stakeholders, industry and the community. Programs included Intravenous Cannulation and Intubation (Rural and Remote Areas), Defibrillation and Aviation Medicine.

January 1986 – March 1998 Ambulance Victoria

Paramedic

Achievements with the Ambulance Victoria include:

 Whist working for Ambulance Victoria I worked in the Latrobe Valley, which also include Helimed 1 (Rotary winged ambulance) and the busiest branches in Melbourne (Caulfield, Windsor and Northcote)

 Ambulance Officer Representative for three years on the Protective Procedures and Equipment

 Ambulance Officer Representative for the Course Advisory Committee (Ambulance Officers Training Centre) advising tertiary institutions of training requirements.

 Metropolitan Ambulance Service Representative at a number of International Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Conferences.

 Winner of study scholarship to the Western Australia Ambulance Service, sponsored by the Institute of Ambulance Officers (Australia).

 Member of the Medical Team for the Australia Formula 1 Grand Prix and various International Motorcycle Events. Prior to 1986

 Elected as a State Councillor for the Ambulance Employees Association

Pre 1986, I worked as a chef predominately in Melbourne. This occupation also provided me with many skills that also included:

• Time management

• Planning

• Working under pressure

• Internal/External customer service

Professional Development

2014: X Collar Training

2014: Hand Hygiene Awareness

2014: Approved Paramedic Practitioner by ACT Health to carry administer S4 and S8 substances

2014: Defensive and 4WD Driving: Mercedes Benz Driving Academy

2013: Ice and Snow Driving: Mercedes Benz Driving Academy

2013: International Guest Speaker at International EMS Conference: Kuwait

2013: Approved Paramedic Practitioner by ACT Health to carry administer S4 and S8 substances

2012: Victorian Trade Mission to China; Health Sector

2012: Approved Paramedic Practitioner by ACT Health to carry administer S4 and S8 substances

2011: EMS Today; Baltimore, USA

2010: Approved Paramedic Practitioner by ACT Health to carry administer S4 and S8 substances

2009: Approved Paramedic Practitioner by ACT Health to carry administer S4 and S8 substances

Licences

Maritime Security Identification Card

Unrestricted car and motorbike licence

Australian Passport

Current National Police Check (May 2014)

Working with Children Check (expiries 02/2015)