The Highest Level of Paramedic Training and Experience
It is clear from this list of important responsibilities that Clinical Deployment Officers require the highest level of paramedic training. They most also have extensive paramedic experience in order to effectively manage and respond to a wide range of complex paramedic emergencies.
In addition to paramedic training and paramedic experience, Clinical Deployment Officers must have highly developed communication skills, leadership abilities and the personal qualities of a senior paramedic officer. They must be calm, compassionate, courageous and clinically professional in the face of a crisis. They most also possess superior problem-solving abilities.