Becoming a Paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is to join the fourth largest ambulance service in the world.
QAS Paramedics provide the highest level of medical care, exemplifying incredible courage and compassion in the face of a variety of challenging emergency situations.
It allows you to serve your local community with the acknowledgement and respect of being a member of Australia’s most trusted profession.
Here’s your starting point to becoming a Paramedic with the QAS:
Here are the eligibility requirements to fulfil your dreams in becoming a Paramedic with the QAS:
There are also a number of assessments that applicants are required to take during the post-application phase of recruitment in order to meet the standards of the Queensland Ambulance Service.
There are essentially two main pathways available;
In order to be considered for the Graduate Paramedic Induction Program with the Queensland Ambulance Service, applicants need to complete a tertiary degree in paramedical health science from an Australian or New Zealand university.
If you’re a Qualified Ambulance Paramedic from inter-state or overseas, you may be eligible to apply for positions within the Queensland Ambulance Service.
However, you’ll be required to have your qualifications and experience assessed under the Recognition of Current Ambulance Practice (ROCAP) Panel process.
This ROCAP process evaluates an applicant’s paramedic experience, period in the pre-hospital care and emergency service positions, as well as educational training.
This may include, but is not limited to the following:
To apply with the Queensland Ambulance Service as a Paramedic, Emergency Service Dispatcher, Patient Transport Officer or Volunteer we suggest visiting the Queensland Ambulance Service website or emailing the QAS Recruitment Team: [email protected]