Paramedic jobs: week of March 7, 2022 – JEMS: EMS, emergency medical services

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Paramedic

EMSA

Oklahoma City, OK

Interested in being part of a strong, mission-driven team? EMSA is Oklahoma’s largest ambulance service with a fleet of over 100 ambulances and a 700-strong team member staff.

Want to make a difference every day and develop your professional skills in the process? If so, EMSA is the place for you.

What we offer our paramedics:

Opportunities for growth. Our field trainers, supervisors and managers began their careers as paramedics, paramedics or in support positions. There is room here to grow!

Continuing education and paid license. Well invest in yourself! Participate in a quality improvement project or special task force. Discover the communication side of our company. Attend leadership classes. Let us support you in your professional development.

Unparalleled support from administration, billing, help desks, fleet mechanics and more. This allows you to focus on providing excellent patient care.

Base salary (more based on years of 9-1-1 experience), with differentials for nights and weekends.

$10,000 Login Bonus

457b retirement account with correspondence from a large employer.

Paid holidays – from your first day of work!

Excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance with generous employer contributions to premiums. Employer paid for life insurance, disability, EAP and more.

Variety and high volume of calls. EMSA is a busy 911 system covering both urban and rural areas.

Fun overtime options, including medical availability at concerts, professional sporting events, and more.

State-of-the-art equipment including Power-LOAD beds in each ambulance, LifePak 15s and more.

Innovative and dynamic treatment protocols.

Summary:

The Paramedic strives to achieve and maintain high levels of patient care and clinical performance. Medical and clinical performance standards will be in accordance with documented protocols, practices and guidelines of the Medical Control Board; in the best medical interest of the patient and within the scope of the practice of a paramedic in the State of Oklahoma.

Terms

In performing the duties of the position, the team member must regularly use their hands to touch, manipulate or feel objects, tools or controls. Must reach with hands and arms; and speak and hear. The team member must frequently sit, stand and walk, and sometimes must climb or balance; stoop, kneel, squat or crawl. The team member must lift cooperatively with their partner or assist in moving and/or balancing up to 250 pounds and occasionally lifting, moving and/or balancing up to 350 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include near vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to both operate the EMS vehicle and assist others using the EMS vehicle in a manner that arrives at the requested patient location in a safe and timely manner. Must maintain physical condition to enable proper performance of assigned duties, as determined by company policy.

Mental/Behavioral Skills: Ability to apply common sense to carry out instructions provided in written, oral or schematic form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measurement. Must be able to problem solve and function in a high stress environment.

Qualifications:

Work independently, think and act appropriately in an emergency, and establish and maintain effective working relationships with other EMSA staff, other healthcare professionals and the general public.

Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, use and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

Write routine reports and correspondence.

Communicate effectively with various levels of healthcare professionals, law enforcement officials, first responder organizations, fire service personnel, and the public, formally, informally, or through various educational activities or public relations.

Ability to pursue EMS training in accordance with company policy.

Must be at least 18 years old.

Maintain a valid driver’s license

Education and/or experience:

High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)

College or technical school certificate preferred

Previous assignment or preferred experience

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Possess and maintain EMT certification from the Oklahoma Department of Health.

Possess and maintain National Registry EMT certification.

Possess and maintain all certifications required by the Medical Control Board and EMSA. These certifications include the following: CPR credentials (as defined by the American Heart Association), Hazardous Materials (first responder level), possessing and maintaining an Oklahoma Motor Vehicle Operator’s License, and meeting the company guidelines.

Bonus Program: EMSA is offering a $10,000 sign-up bonus to paramedics working in the field full-time! We offer two payment options through payroll in either installment of your choice.

Be part of our mission, a team, a mission, an EMSA.

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.

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 on 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