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Paramedic - American Medical Response

05/07/2018 9:07 AM | Mary Napier (Administrator)

Job Title: Paramedic Basic  
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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.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License
  • Must possess Kansas AND Missouri Paramedic Certification Prior to completion of Classroom Training
  • National Registry
  • Driving record in compliance with AMR policy.
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • PHTLS, ACLS, PALS Certifications      
  • HealthCare Provider CPR 

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