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Job Title Paramedic 911 (Tyler,TX) - FT $7500 Bonus + $1000 Relocation
Location Tyler, Texas
Department EMS Field Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time


 

SUMMARY:

This position reports to a Supervisor. Paramedics are accountable for responding to all assigned calls in the most appropriate and efficient manner, providing the highest standards of patient care while providing a safe and hazard-free environment. The Paramedic contributes to overall patient care in the areas of patient assessment, treatment, packaging and transport.

 

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prompt and regular attendance at work.
  • Provide quality patient care utilizing thorough knowledge and appropriate administration of Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), International Trauma Life Support (ITLS ) , Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals (PEEP) and approved medical protocols.
  • Assess and treat with appropriate techniques (resources and equipment), any medical situation while maintaining the highest standard of patient care and professionalism according to current company standards.
  • Must maintain neat and professional appearance at all times in accordance with company policies.
  • Maintain the ambulance and equipment in a clean, organized and response ready mode.
  • Complete all patient care reports for each response with appropriate and complete patient care documentation and billing information.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with other individuals within the community and EMS system.
  • Responsible for adhering to all policies and procedures.
  • Responsible for maintaining current state and National Registry certifications (where required).
  • Must attend all Continuing Education (CE) courses.
  • Performs other such duties as may be required.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) certification or Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification
  • Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professional (PEPP) or Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  • Texas DSHS certification as EMT Paramedic
  • National Registry or Texas DSHS Licensed Paramedic (where required)
  • Must be at least 20 years of age

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATION:

  • Associates degree in Emergency Medical Technology
  • National Registry

 

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand and walk. The employee is required to sit; climb or balance; step, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or carry a minimum of 125 pounds up to 200 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Works outdoors and indoors with occasional exposure to hazardous conditions and to blood/body fluids, requires respirator use, fumes/odors, extended day, and temperature changes. Frequently works with others, face-to-face contact with others with exposure to noise mechanical equipment, and electrical equipment. Performs shift work and performs duties frequently in a mobile environment and in confined areas.

 

Job Title: Paramedic
Job Code: TY00903
Pay Grade: 67
Exempt (Y/N): No
Reports To: EMS Supervisor
Date Revised: March 24, 2009

An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, veteran status, religion, sex, or national origin.


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