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To be successful, you will require the following skills and abilities:

Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Communicates effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Engages and works cooperatively with internal and external stakeholders, individuals, diverse groups and interdisciplinary teams to develop and maintain healthy professional, courteous and respectful relationships
  • Collaborates with others positively and effectively

Thinking skills
  • Effectively manages changing priorities and competing demands to accomplish objectives in a busy, fast-paced environment
  • Analyzes problems, identifies key factors and underlying causes and generate solutions

On-the-job effectiveness
  • Medically and physically fit and able to carry out the duties of a paramedic
  • Operates related equipment with confidence

SOURCE: Competencies ( )
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