Job Summary

The Ambulex Emergency Medical Technician will be the first responder to emergency calls from the communities that they are based in, and will assess the patient and provide information to the response team that will inform ambulatory vehicle response decisions.

  • Minimum Qualification: Diploma
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Opportunity (2) Emergency Medical Technicians
Announcement Closing 18th Dec 2021
Type of Contract Annual
Location Nairobi

About the Organization
Ambulex Solutions Ltd. (ASL) is a budding Kenyan start-up that seeks to expand the local space for community-mainstreamed Emergency Medical Services (EMS), with an avant-garde business trajectory for East Africa by the time of Kenya Vision 2030, and the African Union Agenda 2063. ASL is
destined to be a regional leader in Community EMS interventions, with the ultimate goal of “reducing mortality from the habitual accessibility and response gaps to emergency health care by low-income communities in Africa.”

ASL intends to achieve this ambitious dream by:
1. Saving lives and reducing morbidities arising from poor response to health emergencies
2. Averting the progression of illnesses and injuries to reduce disabilities and healthcare burden
3. Translocating emergency care actions to the community to reduce TAT during critical illnesses
4. Spurring technology-assisted solutions and attendant capacity building for the EMS ecosystem
5. Enhancing a job market for paramedical professionals and last-mile healthcare advocates

Position Summary
The Ambulex Emergency Medical Technician Volunteer will be the first responder to emergency calls from the communities that they are based in, and will assess the patient and provide information tothe response team that will inform ambulatory vehicle response decisions.

What you will do
1. Provide first response services to calls made from communities to ASL
2. Communicate patient status and provide information needed to make a decision on the dispatch of an ambulatory vehicle
3. Ensure that the trauma kit entrusted in your care is clean and fully equipped at all times.
4. Take monthly stock of medical supplies and tools in the trauma kit entrusted in your care, and share the information with your supervisor
5. Compile and share with your supervisor monthly reports on the emergency response activities within your area.
6. Reconcile monthly response expenditure and provide report to your supervisor

What you will be
1. You respect and uphold human life and value human dignity. Respect for human rights is an essential virtue in providing emergency health services and will be a non-negotiable attribute.
2. You are energetic and full of passion for saving lives.
3. You are an excellent communicator, with the ability to speak compassionately and persuasively to patients/customers
4. You have the ability to build positive and productive relationships with a wide range of people and stakeholders in communities.
5. You are flexible and a good team player.
6. Self-driven and passionate about giving back to your community.

You will offer:
1. Be a young person living within Nairobi
2. A Certificate/ Diploma in Emergency Medical Training from a recognized institution
3. Minimum 2 years of relevant experience providing EMR services in Kenya
4. Experience working within low-income settings will be an added advantage.
5. Be registered or a member of the Kenya Council for Emergency Medical Technicians.
6. Ability to work under minimal supervision.

We will offer:
1. A competitive remuneration package
2. A competitive and conducive environment to practice pre-hospital care and support to your community
3. An opportunity to build your career and grow within a dynamic start-up
4. Access to capacity building and networking opportunities

If interested and feel you meet the requirements of this position, please forward you application, consisting of a motivation letter, not more than one page describing how you feel you would be the best individual to join ASL and provide life-saving services, and a CV not more than 3 pages, detailing
your professional fit to this job. The deadline for submission of applications is 18th Dec 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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