Paramedic Jobs: Week of February 28, 2022 – JEMS: EMS, Emergency Medical Services

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emergency medical technician

ChristianaCare

Newark, DE

The description

ChristianaCare is currently seeking a full-time EMT for our Critical Care Transport team. The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) assesses injuries and administers emergency medical care. The Critical Care Transport EMT is part of a team that includes a paramedic and a registered nurse who provide care to critically ill and injured patients in a population ranging from pediatrics to geriatrics. This position requires excellent communication skills and strong critical thinking skills. Are you ready for this amazing career opportunity?

Strong points:

Join our elite team of critical transport professionals!

Career development and opportunities.

We offer a strong benefits package including health care, 403b, tuition reimbursement, shift differentials, and generous paid time off.

Conditions:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

Successful completion of the EMT-Basic level recognized by the State of Delaware.

Successful completion of an emergency vehicle operator course.

At least three years of previous experience as an EMT.

Hours:

This is a full-time position (80 hours per pay). Shifts are day/evening/midnight rotations with combinations of 8 and 12 hour shifts.

EMS

Western Regional Health Services

Scottsbluff, NE

Western Regional Health Services is looking for dedicated EMS employees to help serve the 16 counties in the Nebraska Panhandle. With ambulances available in Chadron, Gordon, Kimball, Ogallala, Oshkosh, Scottsbluff and Sidney, Regional West EMS provides emergency and non-emergency 911, hospital-to-hospital and critical care transportation services. As one of three Level II Trauma Centers in Nebraska and the only one west of Kearney, Regional West EMS is a vital part of Regional Trauma Services West.

This opportunity in western Nebraska offers:

Quality of life

Low cost of living

Excellent schools and childcare options

EMS employees enjoy a positive work environment with an exceptional and supportive management team. A typical day might include:

Provide excellent patient care under a protocol-based system

Interact with bystanders, law enforcement, firefighters, EMS, and hospital professionals

Participate in public relations activities supported by RWHS

Participate in medical, nursing, and allied health continuing education programs to stay abreast of health care trends, with an emphasis on critical and urgent care of medical and trauma patients

Regional West offers basic benefits such as medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid vacation, health savings or flexible spending accounts among other benefits.

Apply now or view other vacancies at www.rwhs.org/careers.

If you are a patient-dedicated EMS professional interested in living and working in one of Western Nebraska’s many communities, we want to talk to you! Call us today at 308-630-1490.

We look forward to speaking with you!

Terms

Qualified applicants will be graduates of an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic program; have (or be willing to obtain) a current Nebraska state and nationally registered EMT or Paramedic license.

Paramedic

Northland Regional Ambulance District

Platte City, Missouri

The Northland Regional Ambulance District is a political subdivision created in 1994 that encompasses parts of Platte and Clay County north of Kansas City. The district provides ALS coverage over more than 340 square miles with its 3 stations. The District is currently seeking candidates for the position of Paramedic. This is a demanding role that requires both patient and non-patient responsibilities. The opening is 24 hours. Paramedic shift position.

Terms

Current and active Missouri Paramedic License

ACLS

PALS or EPC (able to obtain within 3 months of hiring)

CPR/BLS provider

ITLS or PHTLS (able to obtain within 3 months of hiring)

Valid driver’s license with clean driving record.

At least one year of experience as a paramedic preferred

Firefighter / Paramedic

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Service

Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax County is a diverse urban county of over 1.1 million people with a nationally recognized school system, safe neighborhoods, expansive parks and vibrant downtowns. This urban county has a history of stable political leadership, effective citizen engagement and exceptional service delivery.

About the department

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Service (FCFRD) received a Class 1 rating from the Bureau of Insurance Services (ISO) in 2014 and was accredited by the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) in 2018 The FCFRD is a first all-hazard fire. and lifesaving service providing basic and advanced emergency medical services (EMS) (BLS and ALS), fire suppression, technical rescue, hazmat response, water rescue, life safety education, fire prevention and arson investigation services. Approximately 1,400 highly trained uniformed personnel work in 39 strategically placed fire and rescue stations. FCFRD field staff work one of three rotating 24-hour shifts. The FCFRD has 38 ALS engines, 14 ALS trucks/towers, eight ALS rescue teams, five tank trucks, one hazmat unit, one hazmat support unit, and 42 emergency medical transport units. Several other types of devices, such as brush trucks, boats and support vehicles complete the needs of the FCFRD. In addition, FCFRD is home to VATF-1/USA-1, part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) response system, and one of two environmental search and rescue teams. (USAR) internationally deployable in the United States.

Duties include:

Performs patient assessment (eg, assesses respiratory, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems)

Provides basic and advanced emergency medical care to stabilize critically ill or injured persons prior to transport to a medical facility.

Confers with supervising physician or hospital by radio or telephone, providing medical history and condition of patient.

Administers medication intravenously, subcutaneously, intramuscularly, intraosseously, or sublingually

Administers advanced emergency medical procedures (eg, inserting airways, interpreting and treating cardiac arrhythmias, performing defibrillation, electronic pacing)

Participates in state-of-the-art multidisciplinary training to prepare for tasks such as Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (TECC) and Field Available Component Transfusion Response (FACT*R)

Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property

Fights, extinguishes and prevents fires

Participates in rescue operations and provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured

Drives emergency devices including but not limited to transport units, engines, trucks, rescue teams and tankers

Performs related work as needed under direct supervision

Participate in community risk reduction and community awareness activities