Graduates of the Bachelor of Health Sciences (Paramedic) are eligible to apply for employment with SAAS as paramedics.
These graduates will undertake the SA Ambulance Service Graduate Paramedic Internship – before becoming a fully qualified paramedic.
Paramedics from interstate and overseas (visa pending) can also apply to work in South Australia.
Ongoing education is an important part of a career as a paramedic. This includes annual reaccreditation and regular training days.
Paramedics can undertake additional training to become an intensive care paramedic, extended care paramedic or a rescue paramedic with the Special Operations Team.
Regional Sponsored Degree Progam
The Regional Sponsored Degree Program (RSDP) is an SA Ambulance Service initiative helping people from the country pursue a paramedic career with the Ambulance Service. The RSDP is a unique program because it allows recruits to complete their degree qualification while living and working in country areas.
SA Ambulance Service has one RSDP intake per year.
For more information about becoming paramedic or the RSDP, call our Customer Service Centre on 1300 13 62 72 or email SAASenquiries@health.sa.gov.au.
For all SA Ambulance Service vacant positions please visit the SA Health Careers site.