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Field Paramedic - EMS
911--Field Paramedic

Reports to: Field Supervisor, EMS Director
Classification: Non-exempt
Department: EMS

Job schedule is 48/96

Starting rate $65,000 increases with experience

Job Summary:

Provides Advanced Life Support including medical evaluation, treatment, and stabilization of the critically ill and injured; responds to emergency rescue situations involving potential loss of life or bodily injury; maintains control, manages and directs patient care at the scene of a pre-hospital emergency; provides non-emergency care and transport as required.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides and directs fast, efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured utilizing all basic and advanced abilities and techniques as stated in department protocols

Recognizes and understands a medical emergency and makes a reasonable and acceptable differential diagnosis;

Performs critical physical examinations;

Recognizes common cardiac arrhythmia and understands the principles and treatment modalities for life-threatening arrhythmia;

Understands and anticipates the pharmacological treatment of critically ill and injured patients;

Deals with medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality and morbidity;

Responsible for quality patient-care as established by the Department;

Files standardized reports of patient information and care for the use of receiving hospital and administration, including nature of request for aid, pertinent past history, therapy provided diagnosis, disposition, and sufficient patient information for billing purposes;

Follows standard written protocols when a physician cannot be contacted;

Transports the ill and injured to appropriate institutions of medical care;

Operates emergency vehicles in a safe manner under all conditions;

Cleans and maintains equipment;

Follows standard operating policies and procedures as developed and interpreted by the EMS Director and Medical Director.

Cleans and maintains (minor maintenance) vehicles;

Cleans and maintains living quarters;

Maintains records of vehicles, supplies, training and daily work; and

Additional Responsibilities:

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Use of the English language, both spoken and written.

Understanding of office computer hardware (i.e.: tablets, laptops, copier, printer, fax) and software (i.e.: Microsoft Office, EMR, email, internet)

Understanding of radio and paging equipment

Confidentiality and integrity.

Knowledge of medical terminology.

Must possess good customer service and people skills

Must possess a positive, team-oriented attitude

Education and Experience:

High school graduate or equivalent.

Texas EMT-Paramedic Certification required

AHA CPR Certification

No Experience Required; 1-2 years preferred

ACLS, PAL certification preferred

Additional Information
Position Type : Full Time
Shift : Other
Salary: $65,000.00 to $80,000.00 per year
Ref Code: 20230116
Contact Information
Todd Clawson - Director of Human Resources
Parker County Hospital District
1130 Pecan Drive
Weatherford, TX 76086
Email: jobs@pchdtx.org
Phone: (817) 458-3249
Fax: (817) 458-3261

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