Paramedic

  • Community Ambulance
  • Barnesville, Georgia
  • Posted: Jan 30, 2019
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Job Description

General Function:

A Paramedic responds to emergency and non-emergency ambulance calls to render appropriate medical care to the patient and provide safe transportation to the appropriate destination. Must exhibit exceptional qualities in order to meet Community Ambulance’s standard for service and client satisfaction.

Duties/Responsibilities:

* Comply with all corporate policies, procedures and protocols
* Maintaining Paramedic certification as required by the State of Georgia Department of Human Resources
* Maintaining current status as an ACLS, PALS and CPR provider or instructor
* Maintaining current valid driver’s license
* Maintaining cleanliness and readiness of assigned ambulance/vehicle to respond to emergency and non-emergency calls for service
* Working knowledge of driver safety
* Ability to act affectively in emergency and stressful situations
* Rendering appropriate medical care, within the scope of practice of a Paramedic, under the guidance of established medical protocols and standing orders
* Appropriately and safely transporting the patient to the appropriate destination, under the guidance of established medical protocols and standing orders
* Accurate and expedient completion of all documentation related to transport of a patient
* Answer the telephone/radio appropriately and professionally at all times
* Cardiac monitor: working knowledge of cardiac monitor and all its’ related functions
* Drug bag: working knowledge of all medications and items contained therein
* IV bag: working knowledge of all items contained therein
* Ambulance and on-board equipment: working knowledge of the ambulance and all items included on the daily check sheet
* Use reference materials: maintain working knowledge of Protocol Handbook, Maps, Street Guide Books, and Hazardous Materials Guides
* Communication: exchange written, typed and verbal information in an efficient and professional manner
Qualifications:

* High School Diploma or equivalent
* Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language, including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
* Current certification as a Georgia Paramedic and current ACLS, PALS and BLS certification
* Minimum of 2 years as a licensed driver
* Demonstrate ability to work well with people, both internally and externally
Required Experience:

* Prior EMS field experience is preferred, but not required:

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