• First Responder in Tampa, FL

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    The mission and purpose of this position are to compassionately deliver high quality service and transportation in a professional, safe, caring and cost-effective manner.

    Essential Job Functions:

    (Duties and Responsibilities in order of importance with minimum of not less than 5%, and maximum not to exceed 50%)                  

    Transport patients to and from medical facilities and/or home in a timely manner.

    Monitor & maintain the general condition of the unit, including completing the mechanical checklist for the vehicle at the start of each shift,   keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response in order to maintain the image of AMR.

    Assist the EMT-B with the preparation of the patient for transport.

    Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.

    Communicate with the patient & loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given and to show compassion.

    Communicate with dispatch to receive and understand call data and customer feedback

    Document activities completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.

    Utilize maps to locate hospitals, medical facilities and patient home addresses.

    Other Responsibilities:

    Operate Ambulance in accordance with company driving policies.

    Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

    Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.

    Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Requirements:


    High school diploma or equivalent (GED); must be at least 18 years of age;



    Safe driving record; service oriented work experience; Veterans preferred


    Skill in:

    Reading maps to locate addresses; effective oral, written and interpersonal communications skills; pass physical agility test;

    Licenses or certifications:



    CPR certification


    First Responder Certification


    Valid State Driver’s License


    Valid Hillsborough County PTC License


    Physical Requirements:


    Smelling, walking inside & outside


    Lifting 200 lbs., pushing, pulling, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, hearing, listening, clear speech; touching, multiple activities at the same time, e.g. carrying equipment, pushing or pulling a stretcher


    Driving, seeing, reaching sitting,



    • Minimum Requirements:Must be at least 18 years old.Effective oral, written and interpersonal communications skills.Safe driving record; service oriented work experience; Veterans preferred.
    • Must currently be enrolled in EMT School.
    • Pass physical agility test.
    • Reading maps to locate addresses.
    • Education: High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
    • Must obtain State of Florida EMT Certification within 45 days of hire.

    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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