Paramedic Queensland

Paramedic Training: Knowing Your Rights

Can paramedic training cross state boundaries? It is vital to consider your paramedic training rights when applying for an interstate job. Discover the provisions within state ambulance services that recognise previous paramedic training and experience. Read More

Paramedic Training – Can You Work Anywhere in Australia?

Can My Paramedic Training Enable Me to Work Across State Boundaries? One of the current challenges within the paramedic training industry is the ambiguity that exists when it comes to working across state boundaries. As it stands, each state ambulance service has its own accreditation and paramedic training requirements in order to be a fully licenced and qualified paramedic. At the surface level, this can become disheartening to those that have invested a lot of time and money into paramedic training only to find out that their highly skilled experience and paramedic qualifications may not be enough to get them a job. However, is this actually the case? Is it possible that your paramedic training can cross state boundaries? Below you will find the answers to this and other unique paramedic training dilemmas and the keys to successfully navigating yourself around these “seeming” restrictions. Read More

Paramedic Jobs in QLD: Standards for EMD & PTO Employees

Standards for EMD & PTO Paramedic Jobs in QLD Do you want to know what it takes to land Emergency Medical Dispatcher & Patient Transport Officer paramedic jobs in QLD? Did you know that there are many paramedic career paths available within the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)? Whether you have previous experience within the health services industry or no medical experience at all, there are several paramedic jobs in QLD for Emergency Medical Dispatcher & Patient Transfer Officer positions. As you will discover, both positions require a unique set of training and education. As such, we have listed the minimum standard of education and training that is acceptable for both paramedic jobs in QLD, in particular the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS). This enables the QAS to provide a high level of paramedic service and quality emergency health care. Read More

How to become a Paramedic in Queensland: QAS Employment

The Standards to Become a Paramedic QLD Ambulance Service Employee Do you want to become a paramedic QLD Ambulance Service Employee? Did you know that there are many QLD paramedic career paths available within the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS)? Whether you have previous experience within the health services industry or no medical experience at all, there are several employment opportunities for Intensive Care Paramedics and Advanced Care Paramedics. As you will discover, both QLD paramedic positions require a unique set of skills and training. In order to provide a high level of paramedic service and quality emergency health care, the Queensland Ambulance Service offers a guide to the minimum standard of education and training that is acceptable for each QLD paramedic job. Read More

Queensland Ambulance Service Paramedic Pathways

Once the Queensland Ambulance Service paramedic eligibility requirements have been meet, your next step is deciding which pathway you can take to become a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service. That brings us to the (B) in becoming a paramedic with the Queensland Ambulance Service. Read More

Paramedic QLD Employment and Salary Expectations

Paramedic QLD Employment and Salary Expectations The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) is one of the world’s largest ambulance services in the world today. That means many paramedic QLD opportunities exist to service over 4 million people in an area covering almost 1.8 million square kilometres. Paramedic QLD estimates that 2,780 paramedics are currently employed by the QAS stationed in over 260 response centres state-wide. These simple facts indicate the growing need of paramedic QLD services and the importance of recruiting more paramedics in the coming years. Currently, the QAS offers two categories of employment for qualified paramedics: Permanent Full-time and Casual employment. Advanced Care Paramedics and Intensive Care Paramedics are the most common positions held within the Queensland Ambulance Service. Paramedic QLD does acknowledge that there may be slight variations depending on specific situations and locations. Read More