The Intermediate Care Operative post is designed to provide a comprehensive and dedicated Patient Transport/Intermediate Care Service within the National Ambulance Service.
Intermediate Care Operatives may be tasked occasionally to higher acuity calls. In this role, the primary purpose will be:
- In advance of an EMS resource as a First Responder
- Simultaneously, alongside an EMS resource as additional responders/practitioners, e.g. Cardiac Arrest
- As the primary resource to low acuity calls not appropriate to Paramedic service provision, i.e. Omega Calls
- In any role deemed appropriate during a Major Emergency.