AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE
A Global Medical Response Solution
Offering $5,000 Sign-On Bonus (FT/External Hires)
The mission and purpose for this paramedic 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 & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
- Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care.
- 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.
- Other duties as defined by the formal job description for paramedics.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS & CERTIFICATIONS:
- State & County Paramedic Cards
CA Driver’s License
Ambulance Driver’s License
BLS, ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS Cards/Certifications
Medical Examiner’s Certificate
- Proof of Vaccinations (to include TDaP, TB, MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella / Chicken Pox, and Influenza) – titers demonstrating immunity may be substituted for the proof of vaccination; proof of vaccines in progress are accepted
- ICS 100, ICS 200, NIMS 700 (optional, but preferred)
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Must be at least 18 years of age
Driving Record in compliance with AMR's Safety & Driving policy (proof required if conditional employment offer is made)
Some advanced education preferred
Some past paramedic work experience, or other experience preferably in healthcare
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas, read, interpret, and follow instructions