Paramedic

Paramedic
Lawrence County EMS - Ironton, Ohio


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Salary Information

Job Description

Provides advanced life support care to the sick and injured and safely transports customers of all ages to a medical facility. In addition, the paramedic assists with other services and events as directed by Lawrence County Emergency Medical Service

Additional Information

  • Provides compassionate, advanced life support care to customers of all ages at the scene and in the ambulance.
  • Coordinates customer care with partner and other responders providing care.
  • Inspires compassionate care by treating our customers, families, staff and others with courtesy, kindness, and respect.
  • Communicates customer outcomes verbally with accurate, concise radio reports to the accepting hospital and to hospital staff accepting customer.
  • Completes accurate written customer care record that is legible at completion of the customer transport and enters customer care record into electronic record system.
  • Performs operational duties to ensure worthiness and cleanliness of ambulance and equipment.
  • Operates ambulance in a safe manner, obeys traffic laws and Lawrence County EMS policy pertaining to safe driving and utilizes optimal safety precautions in all other aspects of this position.
  • Takes an active role in professional development.
  • Accepts other duties as assigned to promote the accomplishment of organizational goals.
  • The team member is accountable to demonstrate proficiency for the skills outlined in the appropriate position skills list.
  • The team member is accountable to maintain skill proficiency, including improvement where deemed necessary, and upgrading any additional or new skills on the appropriate position skills list.

Job Requirements

  • Age: Must be atleast 18
  • Education: Successfully complete paramedic training program from an accredited institution required.
  • Experience: Previous ambulance experience preferred. Previous advanced life support experience preferred.
  • Association of Science degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to organize, problem solve, make decisions during emergency situations and work independently.
  • Possess or quickly acquire knowledge of the street and highway system within the service area.
  • Ohio Paramedic Certification (ACLS and BLS certification is incorporated into the Paramedic certification)
  • Valid State Class D driver's license in the state of residency with an acceptable driving record.
  • PALS/PEPP Preferred
  • PHTLS/ITLS Preferred

Contact Informaton

Daniel Heuchert

Lawrence County EMS
515 Park Aveune
Ironton, Ohio 45638
phone: (740) 532-0911

How to Apply

Visit our website at www.lcems.us and click on application.

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