AMBULANCE OFFICER-ANZSCO :411111

SKILL LEVEL 2

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ANZSCO 411111: AMBULANCE OFFICER


Major Group: 4 - Community and Personal Service Workers | Sub-Major Group: 41 - Health and Welfare Support Workers | Minor Group: 411 - Health and Welfare Support Workers | Unit Group: 4111 - Ambulance Officers and Paramedics

Description: Provides specialised transport services and emergency health care for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons. Registration or licensing is required.

Skill Level 2 : Occupations at Skill Level 2 have a level of skill commensurate with one of the following:

- NZ Register Diploma or 
- AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma.

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Alternative Titles
  • Paramedic (Aus)
Alternative titles are any commonly used alternative title (or titles) for the occupation. These alternative titles have the same meaning as the principal title but may be less commonly used.

Specialisations
  • Patient Transport Officer (Aus)
Specialisation titles are any commonly used titles which refer to a subset of jobs belonging to the occupation designated in the principal title. These jobs involve the performance of specialised tasks rather than the broader range of tasks usually performed in the occupation.

UNIT GROUP 4111: AMBULANCE OFFICERS AND PARAMEDICS


Description: Provide emergency health care and transport for injured, sick, infirm and aged persons to medical facilities.

Skill Level: Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.

- In Australia:

AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

- In New Zealand:

NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.

Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks
  • attending accidents, emergencies and requests for medical assistance
  • assessing health of patients, determining need for assistance, and assessing specialised needs and factors affecting patients' conditions
  • performing therapies and administering drugs according to protocol
  • resuscitating and defibrillating patients and operating life-support equipment
  • transporting accident victims to medical facilities
  • transporting sick and disabled persons to and from medical facilities for specialised treatment and rehabilitation
  • instructing community groups and essential service workers in first aid
  • attending public gatherings and sporting events where accidents and other health emergencies may occur
  • ensuring that ambulances are adequately maintained and stocked with medical supplies, and that equipment is in good working order
  • preparing written reports on the state of patients' injuries and treatment provided
Other occupations in this Unit Group
  • 411112 - Intensive Care Ambulance Paramedic