Community Paramedics would complete the following activities within their role:
- To deliver a high standard of patient care as a First contact Paramedic within the practice, working at the top of their clinical scope of practice.
- As a member of a varied clinical team, manage a clinical caseload, dealing with presenting patients’ needs within a primary care setting, ensuring patient choice and ease of access to services.
- To support the Same Day Care team within the practice e.g. minor injury and illness, abdominal pains, chest pain, tiredness and headache.
- Perform specialist health checks and reviews.
- To provide clinical leadership within the practice.
- To mentor and support staff in developing and maintaining clinical skills. Supervision
- A qualified registered Community Paramedic must have at least 3 years postgraduate experience. They must also be able to demonstrate their paramedic skills developed around trauma, emergency and urgent care and their ability to improve conveyance rates.
- A paramedic working in primary care is a paramedic who has undertaken the HEE primary care FC training.
- Paramedics must present a written profile explaining how they have met the standards for CPD set by their registering body HCPC.
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