Casual Paramedic (Intensive Care)

  • Competitive remuneration
  • Fly in / Fly out – 21 days on / 21 days off

CareFlight is an Australian charitable organisation with 30 years’ experience in aeromedicine.  With bases in NSW and the NT’s Top End, our crews are dedicated to providing the highest standard of rapid response critical care to the ill and injured.  Our specially trained doctors and nurses use helicopters, aeroplanes, medi-jets and road ambulances to bring a hospital level of care to and transport around 5,000 patients each year.

Our diverse workforce is comprised of committed professionals with a drive to help save lives, speed recovery and serve the community.

CareFlight has secured a number of contracts with major oil, gas and mining companies to provide medical services.  This has provided excellent opportunities for experienced Intensive Care Paramedics in our energy services operations.

The role

CareFlight is responsible for all fixed wing assets, doctors, nurses, paramedics, medical advice, clinical governance and medical equipment including telemedicine, logistic and coordination services.

Our Intensive Care Paramedics are integral to the service and will be assigned to offshore vessels on a rotational basis. 

Reporting directly to our Operations Manager (based in Perth), your key objectives and responsibilities will include:

  • delivering the highest quality paramedical care in a pre-hospital environment;
  • managing logistical issues that may arise within a case, ensuring a smooth transition between both transport modes and Institutions; and
  • consulting and communicating both within the team and externally with our stakeholders, to ensure an optimal patient journey.

Successful candidates will be trained, credentialed and mentored in providing remote primary health and critical care.

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • be a certified paramedic to Intensive Care Level;
  • have tertiary qualifications in pre-hospital care (highly regarded);
  • possess a minimum of ten years’ relative experience (state ambulance service) with recency of practice;
  • have previous offshore experience;
  • OPITO standard Tropical Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training (TBOSIET);
  • display a high level of physical fitness and a demonstrated fitness program; and
  • be customer focused and display a flexible attitude.

How to apply

If you would like to be part of our team, please forward your resume with a covering letter addressing the role’s essential criteria to recruitment@careflight.org.  Alternatively, use the ‘apply’ button below.  Applications close on 17 February 2017. 

 CareFlight values diversity in the workplace. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply.

All employees must comply with CareFlight’s Drug and Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP) as required by CASA and may be subject to random workplace testing. Criminal Record and Working with Children Checks also apply.

 CareFlight: ‘The next life we save could be yours’