Paramedics provide first aid and life support treatment in emergency situations and transport sick and injured people who require skilled treatment.
New workers start around £29,249. Normal pay is £40,516 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £55,246.
- Briefs other medical staff when handing over the patient, and completes patient report forms describing the patient.
- Transports and accompanies patients who either require or potentially require skilled treatment whilst travelling.
- Resuscitates and/or stabilises patient using relevant techniques, equipment and drugs.
- Assesses the nature of injuries, provides first aid treatment and ascertains appropriate method of conveying patient.
- Drives ambulance or accompanies driver to respond to calls for assistance at accidents, emergencies and other incidents.
Skills employers are asking for
- Active Listening
- Critical Thinking
- Reading Comprehension
- Active Learning
- Learning Strategies
This degree is an ideal progression route if you've already studied Health and Social Care at Level 5 and want to expand your knowledge of psychology, collaboration and leadership in the health sector.
Length: 1 year
Start date: 9th September 2024
Location: Rye Hill Campus