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CV, South Africa Based Advanced Life Support, Remote Site Paramedic

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 20730

List top 5 skills: emergency care, emergency planning, flight medicine
Short Bio:

A motivated and resourceful individual, with good decision making abilities, who is accustomed to working without supervision and under difficult conditions. Has experience in all aspects of Emergency medicine including operational ALS, aeromedical and mobile ICU, rescue, in hospital (casualty/resuscitation unit and ICU) work, training, and remote site clinic operations.

Current location: 

Johannesburg, South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Medical and Nursing

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, english, french

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile

A motivated resourceful individual, with good decision making abilities, who is accustomed to working without supervision and under difficult conditions. Has experience in all aspects of Emergency medicine including operational ALS, aeromedical and mobile ICU, rescue, in hospital (casualty/resuscitation unit and ICU) work, training, and remote site clinic operations.

Professional Accomplishments

 Specialist advisor to Netcare Group of Hospitals Poison control center – Venomous bites and stings

 Part time instructor at Gauteng Provincial Ambulance Training College (all programs) and Specialist lecturer – subject Bites and Stings for the following institutions:

University of Johannesburg (former Technikon Witwatersrand) – program Emergency Medical Care

Jhb General Hospital Nursing Education department – Post Grad Trauma and ICU diplomas

University of Pretoria –Department of Nursing Science – Post Grad Trauma and ICU diplomas

Netcare College of Nursing – all programs

 South African Police Services Reserve Force Member 1996-2004 in the following capacities:

Operational member Johannesburg Flying Squad

Firearms and Job Related Skills Instructor – Area Northeast Jhb Decentralized training centre

Co-author of the SAPS Area NE Jhb Firearms Training Curriculum and Manual

 First (and to date only) Paramedic to be appointed Casualty/Resuscitation Unit Shift Manager and Resuscitation Team Leader at Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg

Career Summary

Dynamiq Consulting Medical and Security
Supervisor – Cameroon and Congo
January 2010 – present

International Health Management Consultants (INHEMACO) Remote site Paramedic – Guinea and Regional Remote Site Manager – West Africa
October 2005 – December 2009

PAE-ES/KO in support of The United Nations DRC (MONUC) mission Air Crash Rescue Team member – Democratic Republic of Congo
September 2004 – September 2005

Olivedale Clinic, Randburg Casualty Shift manager/paramedic
July 2004 – September 2004

Netcare 911 Mobile ICU Paramedic (Ground and Aeromedical)
April 2003 – July 2004

Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg Casualty Paramedic/Shift Manager
June 2002 – April 2003

Technikon Witwatersrand Part-time Ambulance Emergency Assistant (ILS) Course Coordinator
February 2002 – June 2002

Medical Air Rescue Services (Zambia) Paramedic/Training Manager
October 2000 – January 2002

Benoni Fire and EMS Station officer/Paramedic
July 1999 – October 2000

Transvaal Snake Park (Jhb) Curator of Reptiles
February 1998 – February 1999

Medical Rescue International Ambulance Attendant
July 1996 – August 1997

Johannesburg EMS Ambulance Attendant
April 1994 – June 1996

Education & Training

Matric with University exemption – Crawford College, Johannesburg, 1993

Ambulance Recruit Course – Johannesburg EMS Training Academy, 1994

Basic Ambulance Attendant Course (BLS) – GPG Ambulance Training College, 1994

Ambulance Emergency Assistant Course (ILS) – GPG Ambulance Training College, 1995

Critical Care Paramedic Course (ALS) – GPG Ambulance Training College, 1997

Wilderness, Remote and Expedition Medicine Independent Duty Professional Provider –Global Medical Rescue Services Ltd

Battlefield Advanced Trauma Life Support – South African Military Health Services ALS Training Wing

Certificate in Travel Medicine – South African Society of Travel Medicine/University of the Witwatersrand

Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Advanced Trauma Life Support (audited)

Aviation Health Care Provider Course

Short Course in Wilderness and Expedition Medicine Concepts-Global Medical Rescue Services Ltd

Additional certificates and qualifications:

Divemaster – National Association of Underwater Instructors

Trimix and technical cave diver – International Asociation of Nitrox and Trimix Divers

Small Craft Offshore Skippers rating – class A(1) and A(4) – South African Maritime Safety Authority

Firerams Instuctor, pistol, rifle and shotgun – South African Firearms Education & Training Institute

Firearms Instructor – South African Police Services

High Angle Rescue Course – University of Johannesburg

Employee Security Awareness in the Field – United Nations

Basic Airside Induction – PAE-ES/KO

Maximising performance – Netcare group

 

 

 

 

 

 Former member of MCSA Mountain and Wilderness Search and Rescue team

 

 

 

 Fluent in English, Afrikaans and French