Three Rivers Ambulance Authority Paramedic 911 - FT $5000 Bonus + $1000 Relocation in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Summary:

This position reports to a Field 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), PHTLS, PALS, EVOC 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 Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • 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 provided in the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Responsible for maintaining current state and county certifications.

  • Must attend all Continuing Medical Education (CME) courses on a monthly basis.

  • Performs other such duties as may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current Indiana Paramedic certification

  • Valid drivers license

  • Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) certification

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification

  • CPR certification

  • Must be at least 20 years of age

Desired Qualifications:

  • A.S. Degree in Emergency Medical Technology

  • National Registry

Physical Requirements :

The employee is required to sit; climb or balance; step, stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must frequently lift and/or carry up to 125 pounds and occasionally lift and/or carry 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.

Working 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 Exempt (Y/N): No Reports To: Field Supervisor