Paramedic Internship

Emergency Medical Technician - Basic
American Medical Response - Santa Barbara County - Buellton, California

Apr 6, 2021


Application Deadline:
May 8, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$13.81+ hourly

Job Description

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE

A Global Medical Response Solution

POSITION: Paramedic Internship, Full-Time

LOCATION: Santa Barbara, CA*

*Please note that incumbents could be asked to work in both North __++or++ South Santa Barbara County, depending on current business needs.

ARE YOU CURRENTLY ENROLLED IN AN ACCREDITED PARAMEDIC PROGRAM?

Full-Time Sponsored Paramedic Internship Opportunities Available!

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Paramedic Interns will be hired as an EMT Basic and assigned to a Paramedic Preceptor to complete the Field Internship phase of our program. Upon successful completion of the internship and certification/accreditations, Interns will be moved to a Paramedic position.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provides direct patient care including ALS and BLS medical evaluation, treatment, stabilization, and transport.
  • Responds to emergency rescue situations involving potential loss of life or bodily injury.
  • Maintains scene control and manages/directs patient care during a pre-hospital emergency.
  • Acts as a patient advocate to ensure compassionate and clinically sound care is provided.
  • Provides training and instruction to allied agencies and the public.  
  • Maintains thorough familiarity with treatment protocols, response requirements and quality assurance procedures in system in which assigned.
  • Maintains awareness of any and all changes in the system components and company policy.
  • Maintains the level and type of certification(s) consistent with performing tasks in the system to which assigned.
  • Complies with all state and company requirements for operation of motor vehicle.
  • Operates a company vehicle in accordance with company policy and safe practices.
  • Develops ability to quickly and safely locate addresses through knowledge of number systems and street layouts.
  • Ensures that unit remains in a state of readiness in terms of mechanical reliability, medical supply and equipment, cleanliness and appearance standards.
  • Immediately reports any discrepancies in vehicle or equipment standards that could compromise the unit’s ability to complete a call.
  • Completes all appropriate documentation as outlined in company policy.
  • Reports all problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Lead Paramedic or Supervisor.
  • Maintains a professional appearance by adhering to hygiene and uniforms standards.
  • Attends all mandatory in-services.
  • Performs other tasks as assigned. 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS & CERTIFICATIONS: 

  • Resume + Letter of Recommendation from Paramedic Course Instructor
  • CA State EMT Card
  • CA Driver's License
  • CA Ambulance Driver's License
  • American Heart Association BLS, ACLS, & PALS Cards
  • Medical Examiner’s Certificate

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
  • Minimum of 18 years of age.
  • Driving record in compliance with AMR's Safety & Driving Policy (proof will be required if conditional employment offer is made). 
  • Emergency vehicle operation knowledge and Radio communication skills preferred.
  • Ability to successfully pass a Physical Ability Test (lift, drag, hoist, and carry equipment and other heavy objects).
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas, read/interpret/follow instructions, and perform essential job functions as required.

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18+
  • Education: High School Diploma or GED
  • Experience: Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired

Contact Information

Alice Meltzer Wiens

American Medical Response - Santa Barbara County
240 E. Highway 246 Ste. 300
Buellton, California 93427
phone: (480) 606-3709

How to Apply

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