• Paramedic in Topeka, KS

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    Job Title: Paramedic Basic       Reports To: Field Operations Supervisor

    FLSA Status:  Non Exempt


    Position 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 include the following. Other duties may be assigned.


    The following list represents the primary responsibilities of a Paramedic.

    • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
    • 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.
    • Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion.
    • Keep current on certifications.
    • Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
    • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
    • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
    • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
    • Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
    • Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.


    • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • Must be at least 21 years of age.
    • Possess a valid Driver’s License
    • Must possess current Kansas Paramedic Certification
    • Driving record in compliance with AMR policy.
    • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • BLS and ACLS Certifications



    EEO Statement

    Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled


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