Interviews for this position are exptected to begin in February with orientations taking place in March.
The mission and purpose of this position are to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Includes but not limited to):
- Maintains thorough familiarity with treatment protocols, response requirements and quality assurance procedures in system in which assigned.
- Maintains awareness of any and all changes in the system components and company policy.
- Maintains the level and type of certification consistent with performing tasks in the system to which assigned.
- Complies with all state and company requirements for operation of motor vehicle.
- Operates a company vehicle in accordance with company policy and safe practices.
- Develops ability to quickly and safely locate addresses through knowledge of number systems and street layouts.
- Ensures that unit remains in a state of readiness in terms of mechanical reliability, medical supply and equipment, cleanliness and appearance standards.
- Reports immediately to the Lead Mechanic any discrepancies in vehicle or equipment standards that could compromise the unit’s ability to complete a call.
- Completes all appropriate documentation as outlined in company policy.
- Maintains cleanliness and orderliness of the quarters to which assigned.
- Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Lead Technician or Supervisor.
- Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniforms standards.
- Maintains a level of physical fitness consistent with being able to lift and move patients weighing 200 lbs. with the assistance of a partner.
- Attends all mandatory in-services.
- Maintains a cooperative working relationship with allied health and public safety personnel.
- Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.
- Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.
- 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.
- Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time.
- Keep current on certifications.
- Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
- Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
- Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.
- Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient interaction.
- Must stay current with advanced training and continuing education.
• High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
• Must be at least 18 years of age.
• Possess a valid WA Driver's License or plan on getting one if offered position.
• Current state of WA Paramedic Basic Certification preferred.
• Current Healthcare Provider certification.
• Driving record in compliance with AMR policy regarding insurability.
• Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas, read, interpret, and follow instructions.
These basic qualifications are only an initial part of determining a qualified candidate.