Emergency Medical Technician, Temporary Job Opening

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EULEX
Published
16/07/2020
Location
Pristina
Listing Type
Jobs  

Description

External Call for Applications 2-2020 for local staff

The EULEX Kosovo Mission is inviting qualified candidates to apply for its currently short-term vacant Local Staff positions in the Medical Unit and the Security and Safety Department to meet its current operational demands created by COVID-19 pandemic situation.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the EULEX Mission is increasing its medical team to meet the demands placed on its health services.

  • Title: Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), Temporary Job Opening
  • Ref. no: LST 0002
  • Region: Pristina
  • Grade: 4

While this temporary assignment may provide the successful applicant with an opportunity to gain new work experience, the selection for this position is for a limited period and has no bearing on the future incumbency of the post.

The contract is for a period of six (6) months. A possibility of extension will be assessed close to the end of the initial contract based on the development of the COVID-19 situation.

Incumbent of this position will be allowed to have additional part-time work provided that the required 38.5 hours per week is dedicated to EULEX Kosovo and a combine working week time of 60 hours is not exceeded.

He/She reports to the Chief of Medical Unit and to the International Nurse.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • To work in the Emergency Medical Services as ambulance driver;
  • To work in Out-patient Clinic, the Emergency Room and the nursing facility, as well as part of the Emergency Medical Services;
  • To respond to emergency calls and assist doctors and nurses in providing adequate care;
  • To provide initial non-invasive emergency care and basic life support under;
  • To maintain/assure that ambulances/medical equipment are in good mechanical condition;
  • To prepare patients for interventions and escort patients to other medical facilities as required;
  • To support duties in consultation rooms;
  • To check and keep available unit’s oxygen cylinders, emergency equipment and trauma bags;
  • To treat patients fair and equal regardless of ethnical background;
  • To understand and respect patient confidentiality;
  • To perform on-call duties including nights and weekends;
  • To undertake any other work-related task as

Job requirements:

  • Trained Ambulance Driver/EMT with a minimum of Basic Life Support training
  • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in emergency medical services and pre- hospital care; Candidates with recent professional experience will be preferred;
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of in-hospital patient care;
  • In-depth knowledge in how to operate ambulance and equipment;
  • Punctuality; commitment to quality, ability to perform under stress; attention to detail; solid work ethics;
  • Willingness to work flexible working hour’s essential;
  • Ability and willingness to work with people of different cultural and religious backgrounds and diverse political views while maintaining impartiality and objectivity;
  • Absolute discretion and trustworthiness;
  • Possession of a valid driving licence and blue lights driving training;
  • Proficiency in English language including Albanian or Serbian languages;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;

The overview of these short-term advertised vacant positions with their job descriptions can be found in the following link: Job Description

There is no deadline for application & the interviews will be held when there is a sufficient number of qualified candidates for each vacancy.

In order to apply, please visit the Online Application Form.

More information is available here.

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