• Paramedic Basic

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    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • More Information about this Job

    Job Title:    Paramedic Basic

    Location: Milam County       

    Reports To:    Operations Manager     

    Department:  Operations   

    Company: AMR   

    FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt 

    SUMMARY: The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner. 

    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

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Must meet the core job functions and job qualification standards for field operations personnel as described in the Standard Operating Procedure manual.
      • Unless otherwise specified, the guidelines for clinical competency for EMT-Paramedic shall be as published in the current EMT-Paramedic text by Brady. American Heart Association guidelines shall supersede.
      • Full time employees must be available for recall in times of crisis.
      • Must have an acceptable driving record as determined by the Company and outlined in the Standard Operations Procedure manual.
      • Must be at least 18 years old.
      • Education/Licensing/Certification:
      • Must be currently State and Nationally registered as EMT-P.
      • Must possess a current driver’s license in the State where the Business Unit is located except where exempt by State regulation.
      • Currently licensed as EMS-Driver with DEMS.
      • Current adult and child CPR certification from AHA.
      • Current certification as ACLS provider. New employees have 6 months to obtain this certification but must be knowledgeable in ACLS nonetheless.
      • In States where required, must possess a current Class D driver’s license.
      • Other i.e. knowledge and skills:
      • Maintains professional competence and demonstrates concern for the competence of other members of the EMS health care team.
      • Ability to uphold standards of practice and education.
      • Ability to adhere to standards of personal ethics, on and off duty, which reflect credit upon the profession.
      • Must have full knowledge of the vehicle’s medical and non-medical equipment and its proper use.
      • Does not use professional knowledge and skills in any enterprise detrimental to the Company or to the public well-being.
      • Ability to respect and hold in confidence all information of a confidential nature obtained in the course of professional work unless required by law to divulge such information.
      • Has good working knowledge of all company policies pertaining to this position.
      • Good knowledge of common physical illnesses, obvious symptoms and medical terminology.
      • Skillful in the application of BLS and ALS procedures applicable to the position and in the use of all equipment maintained on ambulances.




    EEO Statement

    EOE including Veterans and Disabled


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