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WIDE SCOPE OF PRACTICE

WIDE SCOPE OF PRACTICE

Paramedics and nurses are deployed across Queensland, providing temporary relief for staff shortages and long-term placements at some of the biggest projects in the State.

Medical Services paramedics and nurses have a wide scope of practice including the licence to administer medication in accordance with the Queensland Health (Drugs and Poisons) Regulation 1996.

  • Qualified health care professionals, P3 and P4 paramedics, registered nurses and doctors equipped with medications including pain relief
  • Administration of IV fluids
  • Basic and advanced life support
  • Cardiac monitoring and defibrillation
  • Airway management
  • Advanced management for life-threatening medical emergencies (drug overdoses, allergic reactions, cardiac emergencies, seizures, diabetes and asthma)
  • Accredited drug and alcohol testing
  • Water quality, food hygiene and environmental testing
  • Vaccination and inoculation
  • Pre-employment medicals
  • Emergency response audits and development of standard operating procedures
  • Emergency management tabletop preparedness exercises
  • Mental health programs

 

Medical Services paramedics and nurses are deployed across Queensland in the mining and resource sectors, providing temporary relief for staff shortages and long-term placements at some of the biggest projects in the State.

 

Paramedics
All St John paramedics have qualifications and experience equivalent to a Queensland Ambulance Service (P3) level as a minimum skillset. They also have wide ranging experience delivering pre-hospital services in rural and remote environments.

 

Registered nurses
Working under a robust clinical framework, Medical Services nurses deliver the highest level of critical care and cost-saving solutions to remote sites including drug and alcohol testing, food and hygiene auditing, ongoing preventive health and immunisation programs.

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