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  • Posted: Dec 1, 2020
    Deadline: Dec 15, 2020
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    Emergency Response Africa (ERA) is a health tech start up on a mission to provide medical care to emergency victims in Africa. Many African countries do not have access to an emergency system like 9-1-1, resulting in thousands of unnecessary deaths annually. We are determined to change that. ERA trains first responders and equip them with intelligent dispatc...
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    Location: Lagos (Mainland)



    We are looking for trained paramedics to be part of our team of professional emergency responders attending primarily to out-of-hospital medical emergencies. We are interested in a committed, self-motivated, focused and compassionate person to fill this gap. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • Work closely with the dispatcher to determine the best way to respond to calls based on the company's priority system

    • Respond to emergency calls, assess patient condition and make critical care decisions quickly

    • Evaluate the patient’s condition on the scene and perform preliminary diagnosis

    • Stabilize patients or provide immediate treatment of injuries or sudden illnesses by applying a variety of pre-hospital simple and advanced treatments (first aid, CPR, administering oxygen etc.) 

    • Use tech equipment and tools to communicate with dispatcher, emergency victims and hospitals and facilitate transportation to hospital if needed

    • Monitor patient’s condition en route to the hospital

    • Collaborate with interested parties (police, firefighting unit, doctors etc.)

    • Write/fill in clearly and submit concrete and accurate reports on all incidents and patients calls

    • Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards

    • Keep abreast with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training

    • Handle non-medical situations such as crowd control and protecting the valuables of a patient if necessary

    • Collect pertinent patient care data and transfer that data to a medical professional based on state guidelines


    • Proven experience as a paramedic 

    • First Aid / CPR Certification

    • Valid Drivers License (For Motorcycle and Keke or Vehicle)

    • Certified First aid/CPR Instructor desirable but not required

    • HND in Emergency Medical Technology (Paramedics) or its equivalent

    Soft Skills

    • Knowledge of medical procedures, terminology and medications

    • Ability to stay calm and make the right decisions in adverse conditions

    • Adaptable with a great deal of stamina

    • Excellent working knowledge of medical equipment and devices

    • Integrity and compassion towards human pain


    • Three or more years of paramedic experience

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