Wednesday, July 24, 2024

NSW Ambulance welcomes new 000 team members

NSW Ambulance has today welcomed more new paramedics and Triple Zero call takers to the service, with a special graduation ceremony held at Sydney Olympic Park.

Nine new Graduate Trainee Paramedics and 13 new Trainee Emergency Medical Call Takers have officially joined the ranks, as part of the sixth graduate ceremony to take place this year.

NSW Minister for Health, Ryan Park extended a warm welcome to the graduates, saying they will play a vital role in keeping the people of NSW safe and healthy.

“These new recruits join a cohort of more than 6700 NSW Ambulance staff who share a commitment to serving their communities all over NSW,” Minister Park said.

“I know all those who are graduating today have worked incredibly hard throughout their training. I thank them for their commitment and warmly welcome them to the NSW Ambulance service.

“I’m pleased to say these new starters will hit the ground running, commencing in their new roles from tomorrow,” said NSW Ambulance Chief Executive Dr Dominic Morgan.

“As demand for our services continues to grow, we remain committed to providing world-class care to our patients. We’re excited to have these new starters on board to help us to continue to provide the best possible care to the community.”

The graduate paramedics will be posted across NSW for 12 months to complete their on road internships before taking permanent positions in metropolitan and regional areas, while the emergency medical call takers will be posted to Triple Zero (000) control centres across the state.

Find out more information about joining the NSW Ambulance service.

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