Flashcards in ROLES - AV Deck (11):
AMBULANCE COMMUNITY OFFICER - Employed on casual basis. Provide advanced first aid in rural communities where the workload is low.
AMBULANCE GENERAL PURPOSE - Fully equipped vehicle capable of transporting one (or sometimes two) patients at a time.
COMMUNITY EMERGENCY RESPONSE TEAM - Consists of AV volunteers who function as ‘first responders’ within defined communities where the nearest AV branch is at a distance.
CLINICIAN - Is an AV CSO. Assigned to handling triage in the call centre.
CLINICAL SUPPORT OFFICER - Single MICA paramedic with extensive experience.
DUTY MANAGER - AV team manager handling resource management in the call centre.
GROUP MANAGER - Commander/Administrator for either a geographical region or specific aspect of operations. Acts as liaison officer with the other combatant or support agencies at a major incident.
MOBILE INTENSIVE CARE AMBULANCE - Primary response vehicles to provide advanced life support. Crewed with 2 MICA officers or one qualified MICA officer and one in training.
PARAMEDIC RESPONSE UNIT - Ambulances crewed by a MICA officer and QAP officer. Has the same equipment as an AGP unit, as well as all equipment carried by a MICA.
QUALIFIED AMBULANCE PARAMEDIC - This Is the level reached by an ambulance officer after attending University including practical training in the field. This is the basic standard held by all operational ambulance officers.