EMT -Advanced

Employer:Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd
Location: Ghana

This is a challenging and professionally rewarding opportunity that will allow the successful candidate to demonstrate his/her abilities.

Key Responsibilities:
• Provide emergency First Aid and advanced trauma life support to persons working on site;
• Provide medical aid such as AED, CPR, prevent spinal damage, ventilation, control severe bleeding, prevent shock, bandaging wounds, etc., to stabilize patient condition;
• Provide direct and indirect patient care;
• Transfer patients to the emergency units of the mine clinic or any location as may be directed by the medical doctor;
• Communicate effectively with operations management and support health workers in discharging their duties;
• Sterilize the ambulance’s interior if it is used to carry a patient suffering from infectious disease;
• Assist in developing and implementing health education and wellness programs across the mine;
• Restock all supplies in the ambulance and replace used blankets, linens and other supplies;
• Maintain an atmosphere of mutual trust, recognition and respect for patient;
• Perform clerical duties including documenting platform activities, typing reports, managing files and records;
• Drive to the scene and provide basic life support to the victims before they are transported to the hospital;
• Maintain a functional, clean clinic;
• Maintain employee medical records, in a confidential manner;
• Provide weekly activity reports to the supervisor Manager as required.

Qualification Required & Experience
• Certified Paramedic + BLS + ACLS;
• Have the ability to work in construction/ mining areas, where climbing will be required;
• Successful completion of a Paramedic Training Program of the required number of hours and passed the certification examination;
• Minimum of three (3) years of Emergency Response experience at the Advanced Paramedic level.
• ACLS and BCLS certifications are required and must be maintained;
• First Aid Trained and Certified;
• Must have CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) certification;
• Rescue qualifications and experience would be added value;
• Must have a clean criminal background;
• Must possess good communication and computer skills;
• Must possess safety inspection and related skills;
• Proficiency in Microsoft office and other related computer applications;
• Well developed oral and written communication skills;
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to interact with people of diverse cultures;
• Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving license and have the ability to drive in rough terrain.

Location: Esaase

How To Apply 

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximise the success of your application:

• Include an introductory paragraph in your covering letter explaining why you believe you are suited to the role you are applying for
• Limit your CV to 4 pages
• Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
• List your most recent positions first
• Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records

Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to:

Unit Manager – HR Administration,
Keegan Resources (Ghana) Ltd.
No. 4, Sir ArkuKorsah Road,
Airport Residential Area,
P. O. Box CT 6153,
Or email: applicants@asanko.com

Please put the job title you are applying for in the email subject line.

Closing Date: 20 September, 2015