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Job Title Paramedic
Location New Philadelphia, OH
Department Field Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Part-time, Full-time


SUMMARY

Paramedic diagnoses, treats and transports (ALS and BLS) patients with a variety of diseases and injuries by performing the following duties (within parameters of license).

DUTIES

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of, and compliance with all Smith Ambulance policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate the attitude of a Health Care Professional to include, but not be limited to, maintaining a clean appearance, demonstrating courteous, professional and ethical behavior, and demonstrating the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the EMS Health Care System.
  • Demonstrate a sincere desire to continually improve and upgrade the skills and knowledge of the emergency medical profession.
  • Demonstrate the ability to render competent patient care in both pre-hospital and inter-facility setting
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of, and compliance with, all applicable protocols for emergency treatment and transportation as per Smith Ambulance and/or local and regional Medical Control
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required inspecting, safely operation and maintaining an emergency vehicle and demonstrating knowledge and compliance with all laws pertaining to the operation of an emergency vehicle.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge of a Paramedic as per the standards set forth by the United States Department of Transportation – National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and/or the Department of Health.
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required inspecting, safely operating and maintaining all equipment and tools relevant to a Paramedic
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate patient information to other members of the health care profession
  • Demonstrate the ability to communicate information through the proper “chain of command”, to management and other employees of Smith Ambulance
  • Demonstrate knowledge and compliance with local, state and regional emergency medical service operations.
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately and completely document information required by Smith Ambulance, the Department of Health and local Medical Control
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately and completely document the required information on the Smith Ambulance Ambulance Run Ticket
  • Demonstrate, by attendance and documentation, compliance with the Smith Ambulance and/or the Department of Health requirements for continuing education and licensure
  • Submit all continuing education documentation to Smith Ambulance Management on a quarterly basis
  • Attend and participate in all required continuing education/meeting of Smith Ambulance and/or the Medical Director
  • Demonstrate physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of duties as a Paramedic
  • Demonstrate the ability to clean and maintain the cleanliness of Smith Ambulance property, including, but not limited to, vehicles, equipment, buildings and surrounding areas
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to orient and train new Smith Ambulance employees
  • Demonstrate the knowledge and ability to function in the System Status Management program
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately and completely document the required information on the Smith Ambulance Daily Vehicle Inspection form and the Smith Ambulance Daily Equipment Inventory form.


REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Completion of a qualified Paramedic program and acceptance for licensure in the State of Ohio
  • One year related experience
  • Maintain current Valid Ohio Driver’s License
  • Maintain, on file, current and valid EMT Paramedic License
  • Maintain, on file, current and valid ALS certification
  • Maintain, on file, current certification cards on all other skill based pay level (BTLS, PALS, NALS, etc.)
  • Must regularly lift and/or move up to 125 pounds
  • Frequently lift and/or move more than 125 pounds including lifting, moving and carrying patients up and down stairs

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