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The Royal Australian Navy is looking to train medical staff to provide medical care for its personnel.
Royal Australian Navy Medical Sailors (MED) belong to the Navy Health Services Branch of the Australian Defence Force and are responsible for the provision of healthcare to support and maintain the health and well-being of RAN personnel.
The roles of the RAN Medical Sailor:
This encompasses advanced first aid, pre-hospital emergency care, advanced life support, evacuation of casualties, In-patient healthcare and skilled nursing care for the sick and wounded. You must be able to cope with conventional/unconventional injuries and illnesses in a variety of situations and environments and work independently and effectively under a range of conditions for long periods.
Responsibilities of a medic include: