Stephen Powell

5, Greenfield Street, Pontlottyn, Bargoed, Mid Glamorgan, CF81 9RH
Home (01685) 843832 • Mob (+44) 07772665570
A highly resourceful, innovative and committed paramedic with extensive experience of dealing with medical emergencies and of providing professional patient focused care. I have the ability to manage demanding situations that involve minor injuries, minor illness, sudden illness and casualties arising from a range of acute and chronic situations. I possess excellent client facing skills; I am a strong team player as well as being well equipped to function as a solo clinician in an autonomous capacity. I am now looking for a new and challenging position, one which will make the best use of my existing skills to deliver a high standard of care to my patients, to enhance my experience to further my career aims and personal development.
Summary of Qualifications
PgDip Advanced practice                   Cardiff University                             2022
BSc Acute & Critical Care                  University of South Wales                2017
FdSc Paramedic Science                   Open University                          2015
Certificate of Health Sciences            Open University                          2013
Cert of Ed (CSE) English, Maths        Cyfarthfa High School                     1984
History, Woodwork, T Drawing,

Vocational Qualifications
Management of Minor Illness L6            Cardiff University              2018
Difficult Airway Management                  All Wales Airway Group   2017
The Edward Jenner Programme            NHS Academy                 2017
Clinical Supervision                                Future learn                                        2016
Practice Placement Educator                 WAST                                                 2016
L3 Apprenticeship Management            ACT Ltd                2015
L3 NVQ Management                        ACT Ltd                2015
L3 Certificate in                                       ACT Ltd                                              2014
Principles of Leadership
& Management
MTS Telephone Triage Course            North West                                          2014                                                                   Ambulance Service
IHCD Paramedic (HCPC)                     NATC Abergele                                   2009
IHSD EMT Course                                NATC Swansea                                  2005

Relevant Employment History
Clinical Practitioner/                         Cardiff and the vale Out of Hours       2019- present
Minor illness Practitioner                  GP service

Paramedic Practitioner                      Llanhealthcare                                    2018 – 2019
Clinical Centre Clinician/                   Welsh Ambulance Service                  2014 – 2018
Specialist Practitioner/Paramedic

Paramedic                                         Welsh Ambulance Service                  2009 – 2014
Emergency Medical Technician        Welsh Ambulance Service                  2005 – 2009
High Dependency Service                Welsh Ambulance Service                  2004 – 2005
Patient Transport Services               Welsh Ambulance Service                   2003-2004

I am currently employed as a Paramedic Practitioner with the Cardiff and the vale Out of Hours GP service. I have a dual role providing telephone triage to a wide range of patients as well as providing clinics for patients complaining of minor illness (ears, eyes, throat, chest, skin). The service covers the whole of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, providing urgent care to over 500,000 patients.

Keys Skills

□ Adult/Paediatric BLS
□ Cardiac Care
□ Emergency Driving
□ IV Drug admin
□ Mentorship/coach
□ Patient Assessment

□ Adult/Paediatric ALS
□ Clinical Supervisor
□ I/O Access
□ Multitasking
□ Needle Cricothyrotomy
□ Reflective Practitioner

□ Airway Management
□ ECG Interpretation
□ IV Access
□ Manchester Telephone Triage
□ Needle Thoracocentesis

□ Solo/Team Player

□ Minor Illness

□ Wound Care