Paramedic Basic

Paramedic
American Medical Response - Concord, California

Apr 6, 2021


Application Deadline:
May 8, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$29.74+ hourly

Job Description

AMERICAN MEDICAL RESPONSE

A Global Medical Response Solution

POSITION: Paramedic Basic, Full-Time & Part-Time

LOCATION: Concord, CA (Contra Costa County)

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The mission and purpose of an AMR Paramedic is to compassionately deliver high-quality service as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring, and cost-effective manner.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide advanced patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements. Assess each call situation to determine best course of action.
  • Communicate with patients, family members, dispatch, and medical staff/facilities to provide critical information & ensure that AMR is meeting customer needs. Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel.
  • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including (but not limited to) defibrillators, EKG monitors, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, and CPR.
  • Safely operate an ambulance and provide map-reading support to minimize call response time. Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keeping it clean and stocked for optimal efficiency.
  • Document activities regarding patient care and billing to ensure appropriate information is available for each call.
  • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR's image and establish strong community relations.
  • Adhere to all company policies/procedures and maintain all required Paramedic certifications.
  • Perform other Paramedic duties as assigned.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • CA State Paramedic Card
  • CA Driver’s License
  • Ambulance Driver's License
  • American Heart Association Certifications:
    • BLS, ACLS, PALS/PEPP, BTLS/PHTLS
  • Medical Examiner's Certificate

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) required. Some advanced education preferred.
  • Past work experience in healthcare preferred.
  • Ability to pass a Physical Agility Test (including, but not limited to: lifting, carrying, dragging, walking, and balance). 
  • Ability to discern deviations/changes in eye & skin coloration due to patient's condition and treatment administered.
  • Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice, if needed.
  • Driving Record must be in compliance with AMR's Safety & Driving policy (proof required if conditional employment is made).

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
4497 Deerberry Court
Concord, California 94521
phone: (480) 606-3709

How to Apply

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