1. Explain me how rural Paramedic is different than urban Paramedic?

☛ Rural paramedics focus on the whole community rather than case dispatch approach
☛ Rather than operating solely with ambulance teams, it operates with multidisciplinary team members
☛ It has extra responsibilities

2. What part of your duties as a Paramedic do you dislike the most?

Away from the patients, there has recently been an increase in form filling with procedures a little complicated and ill thought out. Streamlining these would be most welcome.

3. Explain about your experience working in teams as Paramedic?

I enjoy teamwork, I value other peoples ideas and enjoy making group decisions as much as I enjoy making my own. I feel as though I work well in the group dynamic as I can also bring new ideas to the table and I feel as though my personality helps me to work in harmony with other members of staff.

4. Tell me how you can treat a person suffering from burn?

If it is a minor burn, then cool the burn by immersing it into the cold water.

First-degree burn:
☛ Cooling will reduces swelling by conducting heat away
☛ Use sterile gauze bandage to cover the burn
☛ Give over-the-counter pain killer

Third-degree burn:
☛ Do not expose large severe burns in cold water or running tap
☛ Don't remove burned clothing it could make burn more severe
☛ Check for signs of circulation and begin CPR if there is no sign
☛ Cover the area of the burn
☛ Give a tetanus shot

5. Tell me how do you build relationships when you join a new team?

I would prove my worth and let them know when I need help and not pretend to know everything and admit my faults. I would let them know I am will to help with whatever they need without being abused, for lack of a lighter term.

6. Tell me what is the difference between EMT and Paramedics?

The main difference between EMT and Paramedics is that, basic EMT training receives 120-150 hours of training while paramedics get anywhere from 1200 hours to 1800 hours of training. Paramedic degree course duration is about two years.

7. Explain me what are the types of Paramedics?

Paramedics can operate in various fields

☛ Air Ambulance Paramedics
☛ Ambulance Community Officers
☛ Bi-cycle Response Paramedics
☛ Graduate Paramedics
☛ Paramedic Community Support Co-ordinate

8. Why do you want to work for our organization as Paramedic?

You are an NHS Trust organisation, you cover a massive geographical area that includes urban and rural areas, as well as busy motorways. Yo respond to half a million calls per year.

9. Explain me how do you resolve conflict with co-workers?

I would analyse what was happening to make an assessment of what was happening . This would enable me to be focused on the task and reduce my stress. In the past I have had to deal with major accidents on the water. The worst being when a chentleman fell over board with a rope around his leg. This was dragging him face down. If I had panic he would of drowned instead I stopped the boat and got his head above water. Then checking his legs dealt with the major bleeding that had happened.

10. Tell me what are responsibilities of a Paramedics?

☛ Paramedics often work in emergency scenes to provide immediate medical attention to injured individuals
☛ The operate heart monitors, defibrillators and other equipment's, transport patients to medical facilities and interpret reading recorded by heart monitoring devices
☛ Perform endotracheal procedures and give important information to emergency staff
☛ Clean areas that become contaminated from patients
☛ Make sure equipment is functioning properly

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