Ambulance Tasmania

Ambulance careers in Tasmania

Ambulance Tasmania offers great prospects for career diversity and professional development.  We promote and provide integrated high quality pre-hospital emergency and medical care, patient transport and medical retrieval to the Tasmanian Community. The roles of our Service are to provide pre-hospital care; specialised patient transport; medical transfers; and public education. We achieve this through a system of permanent officers, volunteer officers and the support of independent services.

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Our Graduate Program
Volunteer Ambulance Officers

Diverse Statewide locations

Ambulance Tasmania provides emergency ambulance care, rescue and transport services and a non-emergency patient transport service through a network of 48 stations statewide with 8 urban bases and 17 branch stations across the state, as well as air ambulance, wilderness and helicopter rescue services, we offer a variety of career and lifestyle options to suit individual, knowledge, interests, skills and goals.  We are supported by over 500 volunteer officers who work along side paramedics in 17 locations, as well as from 21 wholly volunteer stations in smaller rural and remote areas including King, Flinders and Bruny Island, plus 4 community emergency response teams in small remote communities.

Transition to Practice Program

The Ambulance Tasmania (AT) Transition to Practice Program applies to new employees who have successfully completed a pre-employment degree in paramedic studies through a tertiary institution recognised by AT.  The Transition to Practice Program facilitates the clinical development of the graduate and integrates them into ongoing clinical practice as a qualified paramedic.

Program Elements:

The program is structured around four modules including an induction programme and essential paramedic skills and may include subjects in areas such as cardiac, medical emergencies, trauma and driver education.

Program Duration:

The program offers progressive transition into professional paramedic clinical practice and is designed to run over a two year period.

Further information is available from:

Education & Professional Development
Southern Headquarters
Ambulance Tasmania
Corner Melville and Campbell Street
Ph: (03) 6166 1923


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