Facility: EMS STATION ONE
Date Posted: Feb 26, 2024
Location: EMS Station One
Department: EMS - AMBULANCE SERVICE
Schedule: Full Time, , 24
Primarily responds to calls for service, providing assessment, treatment modalities, and transportation of patients in a variety of controlled and uncontrolled settings. Provides treatment interventions and advanced life support consistent with department guidelines and according to credentials issued by state authorities. Provides emergency care and rescue in a variety of situations where personal safety may be at risk. May be needed to assist with the continuum of care in transferring of patients from one setting to another. Attend required training and certification programs, maintaining certain certifications as required by the department or Medical Center. In addition, the Field Training Paramedic (FTP) provides staff, and students, with the support, education and training necessary to provide high-quality Pre-hospital and inter-facility care. The FTP reports directly to his/her Shift Supervisor and Training and Relief Shift Supervisor and is a primary resource for clinical applications.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Working conditions mostly uncontrolled. Must be able to work in the presence of by-standers and inclimate weather. Must be able to work in poorly lit areas and inadequate space with limited or no back-up resources. Probable exposure to personal safety risks, communicable disease, and high level stress. Physical abilities include lifting, bending, pushing and pulling without limitations. Must be able to lift and carry a 100-pound stretcher, with patient, using proper techniques to prevent injuries to self and patient. Must be able to carry equipment and travel on foot for several hundred yards. May be required to perform duties for extended periods of time in critical situations.