Paramedic Job Description Sample
Redmond Emergency Medical Services
Shift Details: Full Time Mixed Shifts with Rotating Weekends
Redmond Regional Emergency Medical Services(EMS) operates three services in three counties; Floyd, Polk and Chattooga. Asa 911 EMS provider, Redmond provides primary coverage these areas with stationslocated throughout our zones to provide maximum coverage and speedy responsetimes.
Redmond EMS is looking for a Paramedic.
To provide quality BLS, ALS andemergency care to patients requiring EMS procedures in accordance withestablished Georgia Scope of Practice and protocols
To provide safe and effectivetransportation of patients to and from predetermined locations.
To ensureemergency vehicles and equipment are maintained and in a state of readiness atall times.
This Employee shall perform daily duties at stations to maintain aclean and organized environment.
Employee must actively assure appropriatemovement of vehicles to ensure zone coverage and low response times at alltimes.
Employee shall actively communicate to other EMS staff and CommandStaff to ensure effective communication across all levels.
To set example andbe a role model for other EMS personnel by not participating in poor behaviors,rather living the CARE values.
Will be accountable to exemplifying excellentservice behavior to patients, clients, visitors, physicians, co-workers,vendors;
Show courtesy, personalized attention, respect, compassion and timelyresponsiveness to all customers at all times.
Employee participates in regulardrills and special events to assure adequate staffing and appropriate trainingfor staff.
Employee actively seeks out education opportunities and takesresponsibility in maintaining personal and state mandated education needswithin education policy guidelines
High School Diploma or GED
Successful completion of an accredited Paramedic Training Program
Experience in the field of Emergency Medical Services with ALS or BLS experience preferred
BCLS, ACLS (Only required If employee is a Paramedic), Equivalent in Pediatric (EPC, PALS, PEEP) (within 60 day of employment) and Trauma (ITLS, ATT, PHTLS) (within 60 day of employment)
Current Georgia Paramedic License Other: Current insurable Class "C" Driver's License or higher
Additional Job Duties:
Works primarily in EMS performing functions as listed in job purpose. Hours are variable, based on department needs.
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, lifting heavy weights when providing patient care.
Must be able to handle high levels of stress. Must be able to problem solve and handle emergency and crisis situations. Ability to handle regular interaction with associates, patients and/or family members. Requires above average people skills.
Are you an experienced Paramedic looking for a new opportunity? Join our busy 22 bed ER at Memorial Satilla Health!
The Paramedic works responsibly, under the medical director of ER and provides care for patients in accordance with the physician's orders, recognizing nursing techniques, policies, procedures, established standards and administrative policies.
This position work 3 (12) shifts 3:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m.
Memorial Satilla Health is a 231-bed acute-care hospital located in Waycross, Georgia. More than 155,000 people live within our nine-county service area that surrounds Waycross, Georgia.
Waycross and its neighboring town of Blackshear, collectively offer excellent public schools, an active art and theater group, several golf courses, and an excellent array of hiking, fishing, camping, and boating fun. With many large tracts of land available, excellent housing, and low real estate costs, our locale is the perfect place for families.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Experience: 1 or more years of experience as a Paramedic
License/Certifications: Current Georgia Licensure as Paramedic;
Required certifications ACLS, BLS, PALS, Advanced Stroke Life Support; Preferred certifications Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support and Critical Care Emergency Medical Transport and Crisis Prevention Intervention will be required within 1 year of hiring on.
Patient Rights - The Emergency Department Paramedic will work to support and protect the rights of each patient served, treat each patient with dignity and care, and maintain patient confidentiality/privacy.
Patient Safety – The Emergency Department Paramedic demonstrates commitment to patient safety initiatives including patient falls, medication safety, National Patient Safety Goals, critical value reporting, and administration of blood products.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
- High School Diploma, GED or Vocational/Technical Diploma (required)
- Paramedic License in this state (required)
- American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
- Successful completion of ACLS, PALS, and CPI within one year of entering this position
- 1 year of EMS experience (preferred)
- Previous Hospital ED experience (preferred)
As a cornerstone of ourthriving community in Salt Lake County, St. Mark's Hospital offers invaluableexpertise gained from delivering exceptional patient care since 1872.
Ourhospital is dedicated to providing high–quality healthcare. We meet that standardthrough changes in upgrading technology and advanced procedures. While thesechanges may be constant, our tradition of caring and healing will never fade.
St. Mark'sHospital provides a full array of services to the surrounding community,including the following service lines: cardiac, NICU, orthopedics, behavioralhealth, skilled nursing, acute rehab, as well as many others.
Mark's is theoldest running hospital in Utah with rich traditions and a reputation forexcellent patient care and quality outcomes. St. Mark's Hospital is nestled atthe foot of the Wasatch Mountains and only a stone's throw away from manynational parks, including Moab, Zion, Canyonlands, etc.
Under thegeneral direction of the Emergency Department Director and under the directsupervision of an RN and/or physician; the Paramedic assists in providing patientcare appropriate for all age groups seen in the ED, including infant, toddler,child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric.
High school diploma or equivalent
Minimum2 years of related experience
Maintains current BLS. ACLS, and PALS certificationrequired within six months of hire. Paramediclicensure
The Paramedic functions under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Medical Director. The Paramedic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that included patient care and observation, specified treatments and procedures; provision of environmental and personal safety; effective communication. The Paramedic will also be responsible to collect pertinent data within their certification scope of responsibilities and report these clinical, psychosocial , etc., findings to the RN and ED physician.
BASIC PATIENT CARE: Assists patients with basic care needs and any other duties related to the well-being of the patient following established nursing policies and procedures. Prioritizes patient care activities based on patient needs and unit activity under the direction of the Resource Nurse/Clinical Coordinator.
TREATMENT AND PROCEDURES: Administers treatments and various procedures (within their scope of practice) to patients as ordered by the physician and directed by the Professional Nursing Staff. Performs monitor technician duties and responsibilities as needed. Transporting of stable medical/telemetry/unit patients; obtaining vital signs - frequency specific to patient's condition; Phlebotomy and specimen with proper labeling/transporting of specimens; applying cardiac monitor where appropriate; implementation of comfort and safety measures (i.e., side-rails up, call bell within reach, stretchers in low position); communication and documentation of tasks and interventions performed; stocking patient rooms with appropriate medical supplies; performs 12-lead EKG; setup sterile trays for suturing/sterile procedures; insertion of foley catheter when appropriate; documentation of intake and output; maintain and secure sterile or contaminated instruments to and from Central Sterile; collaborate with Bio-med for repair of equipment.
High School Diploma/ GED required
State of Florida Paramedic License required
Current BLS certification through the American Heart Association ,as well as ACLS, PALS and PHTLS required
1-2 years experience as a Pharamedic.
Working knowledge of medical terminology.
Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 100 pounds.
Immediate Opening in Occupational Medicine
Come join CORE, the recognized leader in Occupational Medicine. Our nationwide occupational medicine platform provides the full spectrum of occupational medicine services to numerous Fortune 500 companies, NASA, and other industry leaders. Since our founding, CORE has focused on providing high quality occupational healthcare services that meet the mission, goals, and values of our clients. This partnership has allowed us to expand into a nationally recognized occupational healthcare provider.
We are looking for an experienced Part-time Paramedic to join our team in the Ponca City, OK area. In addition to a rewarding work environment, we offer our professionals the opportunity to establish close relationships with the people they treat, in the place where they spend significant time: at work. We offer competitive benefits and salary.
Responding to emergencies efficiently and promptly
Administering basic first aid and medical support to patients, in accordance with federal, state, local and company policy and regulations
Assessing the nature and extent of injuries/illnesses to prioritize medical procedures
Effectively communicating with medical professionals and treatment facilities to obtain instructions regarding further action
Effectively communicating with client and site personnel regarding any worksite incidents, hazards, etc
Demonstrating a strong orientation towards team work and the ability to understand the importance of team coordinated efforts
Demonstrating a strong ability to be cognoscente of the constantly changing worksite environment and construction site hazards
Ensuring that quality, clinical standards are practiced at all times
Documenting all findings and treatments clearly and concisely
Conducting oneself in a helpful, dignified and professional manner regardless of stress level and personal circumstances
Assisting the Site Safety Managers and Personnel in maintaining the most safe and secure work environment possible
EMT-P Paramedic Certification State and/or National Must provide proof of reciprocity
Previous EMT/Paramedic experience, 1st response experience or emergency 911 experience preferred
Flexible schedule: Days, Nights, Weekend availability required
Current First Aid/CPR/AED certification; Any additional certifications are a plus
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships with client and employees
Located in the Phoenix, Ariz., suburb of Chandler, the Chandler Regional Medical Center is a 338-bed, not-for-profit hospital with more than 2,500 employees and almost 1,000 doctors on staff representing all major specialties. Chandler Regional joined the Dignity Health system in 1999, but has been part of the community for more than 50 years. The hospital includes a Level I Trauma Center, a Heart and Vascular Center, a Wound Healing Center, a Family Birth Center and many additional services. During the fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, Chandler Regional provided more than $48 million in community benefit. As a result of Dignity Health's mission to deliver health care and partner with the community, nearly 100,000 people in the East Valley were reached through community health services. For more information visit: https://www.dignityhealth.org/arizona/locations/chandlerregional
At Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center, we deliver humankindness through a wide range of health, social and support services in the heart of Chandler, Arizona. As part of our team, you will provide clinical expertise, support and oversight that helps ensure our patients receive exceptional care. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to champion the change by joining in our mission of healing through humankindness.
The Emergency Services DEPARTMENT at Dignity Health Chandler Regional Medical Center is a dynamic environment where you can pursue a highly challenging and rewarding career. We have been in the community addressing emergent needs for more than 50 years and are ready to handle everything from minor emergencies to the most life threatening situations.
Level One Trauma Center
Accredited Chest Pain Center
Designated Cardiac Arrest Center Primary Stroke Center Board certified doctors and registered nurses trained in adult and pediatric emergency medicine
State of the Art equipment
AZ CEP (Arizona Certified Emergency Paramedic)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) within six (6) months of hire PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) within six (6) months of hire
CPR upon hire. Preferred:
High School Diploma/ GED
Direct patient care experience
NREMT-P (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians – Paramedic).
NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider)
Responsible for responding to requests by the nursing staff or physician staff to assist with BLS interventions and to assist with emergency care within the emergency department according to protocols and polices approved by the hospital and emergency department medical director, and hospital policy. Performs other duties related to the provision of care as assigned after appropriate training.
The person in this position works under general supervision, is responsible for various shifts, may be subject to over 40 hours per week and/or callback as required, and may also be required to remain on campus immediately before, during, and after severe weather and/or disasters.
High School Diploma or General Education Degree
Current Paramedic registration in the state of Florida
BLS through American Heart Association
ACLS through American Heart Association within 90 days of employment
CPI within one (1) year of employment
Ability to communicate effectively
Ability to work efficiently and effectively with other health care team members
- American Heart Association CPR
- Paramedic VA State Certification, ACLS, PALS
This position is accountable to provide clinical and technical support procedures, assisting nurses and medical staff to ensure quality care. Duties and responsibilities are performed according to standards outlined in the competency based evaluation tool. The incumbent in this position will support the mission, vision, values and strategic initiatives of Mary Washington Healthcare and must demonstrate a commitment to quality service to patients, physicians, the public and co-workers.
As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, and veteran or disability status.
Essential Functions &
Provides direct and indirect patient care under the direction of and as assigned by the Nurse Manager, Patient Care Manager, Charge Nurse or Team Leader.
Provides care that reflects initiative, flexibility and responsibility indicative of professional expectation with minimum supervision.
Determines priorities of care based on the physical and psychosocial needs, as well as factors influencing patient flow through the system.
Assists patients with basic care needs and any other duties related to the well-being of the patient following established nursing policies and procedures.
Administers treatments and various procedures (within their scope of practice) to patients as ordered by the physician and directed by the Professional Nursing Staff.
Communicates with Emergency Department physicians about changes in patient status, symptomology and results of diagnostic studies.
Responds quickly and accurately to changes in condition or response to treatment.
Performs monitor technician duties and responsibilities as needed.
Obtaining vital signs - frequency specific to patient's acuity and/or changes in patient's condition. .
Performs venipuncture and starts IVs.
Phlebotomy and specimen collection with proper labeling/transporting of specimens.
Applying cardiac monitor where appropriate; performs 12-lead EKG.
Demonstrates proficiency in the treatment of cardiac emergencies to include medication management, defibrillation, cardioversion, and non-invasive pacing.
Setup sterile trays for suturing/sterile procedures.
Insertion of foley catheter when appropriate; documentation of intake and output.
Demonstrate collaborative relationship with MWHC Emergency Services Associates, physicians, and ancillary partners both verbally and through accurate documentation.
Demonstrates competence in medication management and administration.
Performs splinting and/or application of orthopedic adjuncts per physician orders.
Performs the following respiratory therapy specific tasks: set up and management of ventilator, and/or BIPAP/CPAP machines, nebulizer treatments, and ABGs.
Demonstrates competency in the following respiratory therapy specific treatments: monitoring of end tidal CO2, pediatric asthma protocol, intubation preparation to include Glidescope, Bougie, and Pilot Balloon repair kit.
Accepts responsibility for professional growth, development, regulatory requirements and education requirement at the MWHC and department level.
Maintains licensure or certifications required for the position held during employment.
Performs other duties as appropriate within the position's scope of practice, including duties of other care team members.
High School / GED required.
Current Virginia State Paramedic Certification and/or National Registry
CPR, ACLS and PALS certification required.
Job Title: Paramedic
Department: Field Operations
Hours/Shifts: 8 hour, 10 hour and 24 hour shifts
Rate: Base Rate $19.00 per hour
Portray a positive company image and attitude to personal; maintain current industry standards through continuing education; must be at least 18 years of age; must be able to communicate and understand English, verbally and written; must be able to communicate and pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen; must be able to provide current PPD test results; must have completed all mandatory training, including mandatory testing; must demonstrate a compassionate attitude toward all customers and family members; County Paramedic card, CPR for BLS Provider Certification, Current ACLS Certification, Valid California Driver's License, Medical Examiner's certification, Ambulance Drivers Certification, DMV H6 Report in accordance to insurance company standards.
Must be able to perform the following tasks: walk frequently, up to 4 hours per day; run infrequently, 1-2 minutes per day; stand frequently, up to 2 hours per day; sit frequently, up to 8 hours per day; kneel frequently, 10-15 times per day; bend frequently, 10-15 times per day. Must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry 250 lbs. infrequently (1-3 times per shift). Must be able to lift, push, pull, and carry 150 lbs. frequently (5-10 times per shift). Must have the ability to step up and/or climb over obstacles, Must be able to climb stairs while carrying up to 150 lbs. Must have adequate hearing acuity to perform job tasks (as delineated in California DMV DL 51 medical examination requirements). Must have adequate vision (with corrective lenses if needed)to clearly distinguish colors, shapes, distances, etc. (as delineated in California DMV DL 51 medical examination requirements). Must have adequate hand and finger dexterity to grip and hold both large and small items. Must have adequate hand and arm strength to grip and lift heavy objects. Must be able to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.)
Tasks: A paramedic functions as the most extensively trained primary care provider in the pre-hospital setting.
The paramedic is responsible for all aspects of care provided to the sick and injured. The paramedic provides both basic and advanced life support, including comprehensive patient assessment, invasive airway management, cardiac monitoring and administration of medications. The paramedic is frequently in a leadership role working with a small team of lesser-trained prehospital care providers.
The paramedic is responsible for verbal communication with the patient, other prehospital providers and hospital personnel, including physician medical directors. The paramedic completes extensive written documentation on patient condition and treatment provided, and must understand all applicable legal, moral and ethical issues surrounding emergency medical service. The paramedic must be dedicated to continued learning through continuing education and maintenance of licensures and certifications.
The paramedic must be a confident leader who can accept the challenge and high degree of responsibility entailed in this position.
The paramedic must have excellent judgment, be able to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient. The paramedic must be able to function independently at an optimum level in a non-structured environment that is constantly changing. The paramedic must be able to remain calm while working in difficult and stressful situations, and stay focused while assuming the leadership role inherent in carrying out the functions of the position.
Good judgment is essential in directing other team members to assist as needed, along with advanced knowledge, technical skills. The paramedic must possess excellent verbal communication skills and be capable of adapting to situations with violence and emotional instability in multicultural settings. The paramedic must possess critical reasoning and math skills and be capable of applying them effectively in stressful situations. Self motivation is essential.
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