AMR

  • Paramedic Basic

    Requisition ID
    2018-3211
    Location
    US-TX-Austin
    Employment Type
    Per-Diem
  • More Information about this Job

    Job Title: Special Events Paramedic Per Diem     

     

    Reports To: Field Operations Supervisor

     

    Department: Operations      

     

    FLSA Status:  Non Exempt

     

    SUMMARY: The mission and purpose of our Paramedics is to compassionately deliver high-quality care. As a Paramedic with AMR you’ll deliver the highest standard of basic, as well as advanced patient care.

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

     

    • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
    • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care.
    • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.
    • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.
    • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
    • Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.  
    • Other duties as defined by the formal job description

     

    Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


    • Meets and communicates with existing customers/staff members (including skilled nursing, assisted living, and hospital facilities) on a regular basis to ensure that AMR is meeting their needs. Reports these interactions to the operations and/or account manager on a regular basis.
    • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

     

    Physical Requirements:


    • Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
    • Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times.
    • Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.


    Minimum Qualifications:
    Education/Licensing/Certification:


    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).  Some advanced education preferred.
    • Current state Paramedic License.
    • Possess a valid State Driver’s License.
    • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS Provider Certification (where applicable or required by contract).
    • Driving record in compliance with AMR Safety and Driving policy.
     
    Experience:
    • Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.

    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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