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Full-time Paramedic - Johnson County MED-ACT

03/05/2018 4:14 PM | Mary Napier (Administrator)

Applications will be accepted until 08:00 on April 2, 2018
Certification as a Kansas Paramedic or registered as an EMT-Paramedic or Paramedic by the National Registry by May 1, 2018 is required

Job Description:

  • Maintains readiness for effective emergency medical response; returns to readiness quickly after emergency calls are completed; maintains accountability for equipment and supplies; completes administrative tasks by established deadlines; participates in organizational development; assures that equipment and station is maintained and clean; unit logs are completed.
  • Provides service and medical care in the context of the medical emergency that follows established protocols; applies proficiency in clinical skills; maintains knowledge of established protocols; provides compassionate service to meet human needs; maintains awareness of need for and interface with special operations units; maintains scene safety; transports patient to appropriate destination.
  • Collects, communicates and completely documents information about the medical emergency to further quality patient care; delivers complete and timely report to hospital staff; provides complete billing information; assures patient privacy.
  • Responds to medical emergencies; drives safely; assures quick response and turnout times within department guidelines; follows appropriate routing.
  • Participates in and conducts training exercises for EMS providers, first responders, and the public; participates in training to improve knowledge and skills; participates in inter-agency training and reviews; interacts regularly with first responders; interacts with public to share safety and prevention messages; assists with public education events; maintains appropriate level of physical fitness for response readiness.
  • Paramedics assigned to the Tactical Team have the following additional Essential Duty: Provide lifesaving skills during tactical engagement which may include the ability to run, jump, climb, crawl, drag patient, and lunge during tactical engagement.

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