SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY
POSITION: CCT Paramedic, Full-time/Part-Time
LOCATION: San Francisco, CA
PLEASE NOTE: Candidate must be currently certified as a Critical Care Paramedic by the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedics (BCCTPC), or able to become certified by their FTO release date. This requires completion of a critical care transport training program, such as the UMBC CCTEMTP course, or equivalent formal education and experience that may be accepted by the local EMS agency. For hires who require a BCCTPC, training will be provided. Candidate must have a minimum of 2 years full-time 911 paramedic experience.
The mission and purpose of a paramedic is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic-to-advanced patient care in a professional, caring, and cost-effective manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Respond to calls in a timely manner based off Company protocols.
- Meet and exceed Contractual response times.
- Represent the Company by being courteous, professional, and a patient advocate.
- Operate and drive an ambulance with regard to state and company safety policies.
- Monitor communication equipment to maintain contact with Communications Center.
- Comply with all protocols for treatment and transportation of the sick and injured as defined by the Company, local, and regional Medical Control.
- Determine nature and extent of illness, injury or magnitude of catastrophe, to establish medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance, basing decisions on statements of persons involved, examination of patient or patients and knowledge of emergency medical practice.
- Communicate with medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to obtain instructions regarding further treatment and to arrange for reception of victims at treatment facility.
- Maintain and replenish vehicle, equipment and supplies as needed.
- Maintain a clean, professional appearance while maintaining a courteous, professional, and ethical behavior while working cooperatively with other members of the health care system, co-workers, and the public.
- Perform other duties as assigned including those specific to the local operation.
- Regular attendance consistent with scheduled hours. Willing to work overtime as needed.
- Uses care and respect with all equipment and supplies.
- Ability to accurately map to a destination.
- Provide general medical care and treatment to patients in both emergent and non-emergent settings as defined by state and local regulatory agencies.
- Neatly and accurately document pertinent patient information on all required forms/documents. (Patient Care Records, Supplies, Medicare Signature Forms, and PCS forms)
- Turns in appropriate documents prior to leaving duty.
- Maintain a safe and healthy workplace in accordance with all appropriate OSHA standards, company policies and local standard operating procedures.
- Ensure that all required Certifications are current and remain current.
- Attend all Company required OSHA training, annual training, and all mandatory Company updates. Complete the training in the allotted time the Company sets.
- Maintain knowledge about job and medical field.
- Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
- Must participate in scheduled and unscheduled on-site compliance audits.
- Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.
- Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal work-flow issues.
- Takes swift and immediate action in accordance with Internal Audit and Corporate Compliance on any areas of concern.
- Complies with and enforces all policies and procedures.
- Has successfully completed all required Compliance Training within the required time period.
- Has had no compliance-related corrective action during the current review period.
- Must be currently certified, or able to become certified by FTO release date, as a Critical Care Paramedic by the Board for Critical Care Transport Paramedic Certification (BCCTPC). This requires completion of a critical care transport training program, such as the UMBC CCEMTP course, or equivalent formal education and experience that may be accepted by the local EMS agency. For hires who require a BCCTPC, training will be provided.
- Minimum of 2 years full-time 911 paramedic experience.
- CA State Driver's License.
- CA Ambulance Driver's License.
- CA State Paramedic License.
- County Paramedic License/Accreditation by completion of FTO time.
- BLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, and PHTLS or ITLS certifications, or county-approved equivalents.
- Driving Record in compliance with AMR's Safety & Driving policy.
- Experience or continuing education and training in critical care transport preferred.
- Successful completion of EMS Agency approved provider training and orientation program specific to skills used on inter-facility transfers.
- Excellent communication and customer service skills.
- Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
- Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
- Other qualifications/certifications specific to the local operation and/or contract requirements.
- Must satisfactorily meet company physical assessments/tests. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to bend/stoop, push, pull, lift, climb.