We currently have an opportunity for a qualified and experienced Paramedic to join our team in Palmerston North. We will also consider applications from candidates who have graduated with a degree in paramedicine from a recognised institution, and who meet the criteria to enter the clinical internship programme.
We are looking for individuals who are adaptable and can settle into our team with ease, work alongside both paid and volunteer staff and provide a high level of care to our patients.
The ideal applicants would have a positive demeanour, willingness to contribute to station portfolios, and champion clinical excellence.
Skills & Experience Required :
A current St John Authority to Practice at Paramedic level, or be eligible to enter the clinical internship programme
Excellent operational and clinical performance to date
Excellent driving record
Have maintained your volunteer and / or casual commitment throughout your journey with St John to date i.e. a minimum of one 12 hour shift per fortnight
Excellent interpersonal skills with a strong customer focus
A genuine commitment to the wellbeing of others
The ability to work under pressure
Evidence of CCE
Demonstrated behaviours that align with St John's core values - Do the right thing, Side by side, Straight up, Make it better, Open minds
If you are applying for this role and will require an internship please complete the following steps;
Complete the Internship application form 2018 found on the hub
Attach copies of your academic transcript in your application
The first step of the internship process after the advertisement as closed, is an online clinical quiz. Please be aware that you must achieve a pass rate of at least 60% in one attempt of this quiz to be progressed to the next stage of the recruitment process.
After passing the online quiz, the next step will be to get endorsement from your Territory and District Operations Manager.
Further information regarding the inclusion and exclusion criteria for Internships can be found here.
Please note : all appointments are subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, drug testing, physical assessment and health check.