Today #OnTheFrontline we take to the skies with Townsville based Flight Critical Care Paramedic, Ruiyi (pronounced Roo-ee).
Initially stationed in Brisbane for approximately 10 years as a Critical CareParamedic (CCP), Ruiyi is part of a cohort of Paramedics who are trained to provide a specialist response for critically unwell patients. Currently, she works with a crew on the rescue helicopter where she is specially trained in aeromedical retrieval services for Northern Queensland.
Ruiyi chose paramedicine initially wanting a job which aligned with her values, but also allowed her to remain active, “I really didn’t want a desk job”, she said. Ruiyi then joined QAS in 2008 and hasn’t… More