Paramedic 24 Shift

  • Cox Health
  • 3801 S National Ave Springfield Missouri 65807 United States
  • Posted: Apr 16, 2019
Full-time Allied Health

Job Description

Benefits available to this position:
Sign-on bonus for eligible candidates

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
Retirement with Employer Match
20% Tuition discount on most classes at Cox College 

  • Job Summary
    • The Paramedic acts as the primary director of care in emergency and non-emergency situations by providing efficient and immediate care for patients. Responsible for examining, evaluating and providing quick diagnoses in order to administer immediate and proper medical care. Responsible for providing basic medical support including CPR, AED, ventilation, controlling hemorrhaging, etc. The Paramedic also performs more invasive techniques to stabilize the patient’s condition. The Paramedic is responsible for documenting all aspects of care provided under their direction by EMS services. Operates the ambulance in various road conditions to safely transport patients to medical facilities.
  • Job Requirements
    • Education
      • Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
    • Experience
      • Preferred: Previous EMT experience
    • Skills
      • Must be 21 years of age
      • Calmly and efficiently perform and make appropriate decisions rapidly under stress in emergency situations.
      • Ability to work outdoors.
      • Ability to follow instructions.
      • Is familiar with age specific needs for the patient population served.
    • Licensure/Certification/Registration
      • Required: Current Missouri licensure as E.M.T.- P AND For-hire driver’s license (Class E) or greater (CDL) for operation of an ambulance in the state of residence AND BLS, ACLS, and PALS must be obtained within 90 days of hire