EVENT AND PUBLIC FIRST AIDER (EPFA)

Summary

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Emergency Doctors Medical Service (EDMS) is a specialist provider of event medical support, critical care services and inter-hospital transport based in Manningtree (Essex). Covering a wide variety of local and national events from small fun runs to large scale festivals. Event and Public First Aid (EPFA) staff are a core part of our business. Applicants to the EPFA role will be required to undertake our EPFA course, run in-house by our education and development team. The EPFA course will prepare you for practice within EDMS and will include training that goes above and beyond conventional HSE first aid at work programmes. As an EPFA with us, you will often be the first point of contact with many of our service users working alongside other healthcare professionals to achieve the best results.

Still interested…? Click the job title for more information about the EPFA role, alternatively email us at admin@edmsmedical.org for a discussion about this role.

Emergency Doctors Medical Service (EDMS) reserves the right to close this vacancy before the advertised closing date if a large number of applications are received. If you would like to apply for this position then please keep this information in mind when preparing your submission.

Description

Main duties and responsibilities

1. To provide emergency first aid to patients presenting to you in accordance with best practice, current EDMS guidelines and within your scope of practice

2. To provide such care as outlined in the EPFA manual

3. To complete the appropriate documentation relating to patient care

4. To work as part of a multidisciplinary team at large events and other contracted work – where necessary providing leadership of junior staff

5. To use only equipment that is properly serviced, fit for purpose and appropriate for patient care and to ensure its cleanliness, proper use and storage

6. To ensure the security of any medicines under your charge

7. To ensure you remain up to date with all clinical skills, procedures and training in order for you to fulfil your contracted work with us

8. To maintain EDMS equipment in a state of readiness when operational

Job Description and Personal Specification

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