3258-Ambulance workers

Job Title: 

Ambulance workers

Job Description: 

Ambulance workers provide emergency health care to patients who are injured, sick, infirm, or otherwise physically or mentally impaired prior to and during transport to medical facilities.


Tasks include

  • assessing health status of persons involved in accidents, natural disasters and other emergency situations, and determining needs for immediate and specialized medical assistance
  • performing medical procedures and administering drugs and other therapies according to protocol for emergency medical treatment, including resuscitating and defibrillating patients and operating life- support equipment
  • monitoring changes in health status of patients during transport to and from medical, rehabilitation and other health care facilities
  • providing information and training to community groups and essential service workers in first aid for initial care of an illness or injury
  • attending and/or patrolling large-scale public gatherings and other events where health emergencies are more likely to occur
  • recording information on patients' conditions and treatments provided in medical records-keeping systems
Specific Occupations: 

Attendant ambulance man/Ambulance woman/Man, ambulance/ Officer, ambulance/Paramedic, ambulance/Technician, emergency medical/ Woman, ambulance/Worker, ambulance

Emergency medical technician

Emergency paramedic

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Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2179