Head Medical is working with one of Queensland’s largest specialist providers of Aero- medical staff. We are currently recruiting across Anaesthetics and Emergency Medicine (ST5 and above) for positions commencing February and August 2015.
These unique positions offer an opportunity to increase your professional experience and could take you out to islands in the North out to pontoons on the Great Barrier Reef to get divers with bends.
Aero Medical Retrieval is a mixture of pre-hospital and inter-facility work. Critically ill and injured patients need stabilisation and transfer so retrieval services can take you to the smaller rural hospitals and clinics with the Retrieval Registrar carrying out most of the initial resuscitation work. These unique positions offer an opportunity to increase your professional experience and could take you out to islands in the North out to pontoons on the Great Barrier Reef to get divers with bends.
Duties vary from base to base and include scene response, search and rescue, inter-facility transfer, and longer distance retrieval to the South Pacific region. Prior to commencement, you will receive an intensive seven day orientation course in Air Medical Retrieval encompassing pre-hospital care, winching operations, disaster management, and international retrieval.
Must currently be within an accredited Emergency Medicine/ Anaesthetics/ ACCS training programme and have completed the relevant college exams, MCEM (Part A minimum), FRCA (primary)
Ability to work as a team member in adverse conditions including vertical rescue, helicopter winching and marine rescue tasks
A reasonable level of physical fitness
This exciting opportunity offers a varied and challenging experience along with a variety of benefits:
- Accredited training by ACEM, ANZCA and JFICM
- Be part of a supportive and friendly team
- Opportunities for 6 or 12 months
To find out more about opportunities commencing February 2015 and August 2015 contact, Sharon Dodds on +44 (0)131 240 5266 or email Sharon@headmedical.com