***Must be currently enrolled or in the process of enrolling in a local community college to obtain EMT and/or Paramedic certification***
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 an EMT/Paramedic.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Possess a valid Colorado Driver’s License
Must possess ITLS within 3 months of hire
Driving record in compliance with AMR policy
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
Possess all required immunications
Frequently: See Physical Agility Test, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing on pram).
Constantly: Hearing/listening, clear speech, simple touching, walking (inside and outside), pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, driving ambulance, seeing.
Occasionally: Reading (simple and complex), writing (complex), memorization, analyzing, math skills (simple).
Frequently: Writing (simple), judgement, reasoning.
Constantly: Decision making,
Occasionally: Hazards, fatigue, patient care
Frequently: Repetitive tasks, high pressure, boredom, intense tasks, extended hours.
Occasionally: Wheelchair, medications, monitor/defibrillator, suction equipment, airway equipment, Telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, protective clothing.
Frequently: IV Supplies, bandaging, disposable supplies, durable equipment.
Constantly: Gurney, maps, pager, trauma bag/box.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Working Conditions: Available to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, extended
workdays. Long periods inside the ambulance. May work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather. Possible routine exposure to moderate noise levels. May periodically work in poorly lit environments in a moving vehicle
Physical Demands: Moderate to extended amounts of sitting, standing, and walking.
Some repetitive motion activities. Routinely lifting more than 200 lbs. with assistance. Pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying, typing and stair climbing. Visual identification of color-coded items. Clear speech and hearing. Must be able to wear a face mask or respirator with proper fit for extended periods when required
Mental Requirements: Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to
identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations. Compassion and empathy
GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS
Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
• Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
• One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone.
• Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress.
• Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
• Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it.
• Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve.
Reports to: Field Operations Supervisor
Interrelationships: Operations Management and Administration
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled
The Company offers benefit eligible employees medical, dental and vision coverage as well as Paid Time Off, disability plans, paid holidays and a 401(k) retirement plan.
Salary: EMT - $17.00 Paramedic - $23.00