Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) in the Healthcare Industry is also known
as a lifesaver or paramedic.
Brief Job Description: Individuals at this job need to provide emergency medical
support and care to individuals who are critically ill or injured and transport
them to a medical facility within stipulated time limits.
Personal Attributes: This job requires individuals to work in a team and be
comfortable in making decisions pertaining to their area of work. Individuals
should be able to maintain composure in extremely stressful conditions in order
to assess medical situations and perform emergency lifesaving procedures
according to the methods in which training has been imparted to them.
Individuals must always perform their duties in a calm, reassuring and efficient
manner. The individual must be able to lift between 45 – 99 kilograms of weight
with a partner, as the weight of patients will typically fall within that range. The
fitness of the individual should be assessed using the Defence Man & Woman