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Title:
Paramedic
Added:
Dec. 6, 2018
State:
CA
County:
San Francisco
City:
San Francisco
Employer:
Protransport-1
Description:

ProTransport-1 is now hiring Paramedics! 

ProTransport-1 is the premier provider of comprehensive medical transport services in the San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley and Sacramento areas. With a customer-friendly vision and cutting-edge technological solutions, we are one of the "Fastest Growing Private Companies in America," according to INC. Magazine. Founded on the principles of "Professional, Courteous, and On- Time" mobile care, ProTransport-1 has the best interests of customers in mind every time. Based in Cotati with sites across Northern California, ProTransport-1 has openings for Paramedics who want to be actively involved with a growing company.

ProTransport-1 features a fast-growing Event Services Division providing medical support at professional sporting events, concerts, festivals, fundraisers, and other events of all sizes.

What You'll do as a Paramedic:

  • Respond to BLS and ALS inter-facility transports, scene calls and 9-1-1 in some counties
  • Assess and monitor the condition of ill and/or injured patients
  • Provide basic and advanced life support, including comprehensive patient assessment, invasive airway management, cardiac monitoring and administration of medications
  • Provide an immediate course of treatment en route to hospital or receiving facility
  • Assess whether and how to move patients and when appropriate, the most appropriate destination
  • Liaison with members of other facilities, such as police, fire, hospitals, senior living facilities and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate level of response is provided
  • Interact with members of the general public as well as family members present at the scene
  • Clean, decontaminate and check vehicles and equipment to maintain a state of operational readiness
  • Assist with patient care in hospitals or health care centers
  • Produce thorough patient care reports including the patient's history, condition, and treatment

What it Takes to be Successful in this Role:

  • Be confident and accept the challenge and high degree of responsibility entailed in this position
  • Excellent clinical judgment and critical thinking skills
  • Possess analytical skills and the capability of applying them effectively in stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient
  • Ability to act independently in a constantly changing environment
  • Maintain composure while working in stressful situations
  • Capable of adapting to situations that may contain violence and emotional instability in a multicultural setting

 

 Requirements: 

  • Successfully pass a background investigation 
  • Must have a clean DMV record
  • Must be 18 years old
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • We are a tobacco and cannabis free workplace. All employees must be able to pass a drug screen
  • Must be able to provide a current PPD test results post hire
  • Must demonstrate a compassionate attitude towards all customers, their friends and family, and your coworkers
  • Must maintain current industry standards through continuing education
  • Must have the following certifications:
    • CPR (Instructor-based with AED)
    • California Paramedic Card, current
    • Medical Examiner's Card (DL-51)
    • California Driver License
    • California Ambulance Driver License
    • County Accreditation Card preferred (required post hire)
    • PALS 
    • ACLS
    • ITLS or PHTLS
    • ICS 100, ICS 200, ICS 700, ICS 800
    • Hazmat FRA

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Great benefit package including medical, dental, vision and supplemental life and disability plans
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match after 1 year and immediately 100% vested
  • Holiday pay
  • PTO
  • Competitive hourly rate

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform the following tasks:
    • Walk - frequently, up to 10 hours per day.
    • Run - infrequently, 1-2 minutes per day.
    • Stand - frequently, up to 10 hours per day.
    • Sit - frequently, up to 8 hours per day.
    • Kneel - frequently, 10-15 times per day.
    • Bend - frequently, 10-15 times per day.
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 250 Lbs. infrequently (1-3 times per shift)
  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 150 Lbs. frequently (5-10 times per shift)
  • Must have ability to step up and/ or climb over obstacles
  • Must be able to climb stairs while carrying up to 150 Lbs.
  • Must have adequate hearing acuity to perform job tasks (as delineated in California DMV DL51 medical examination requirements)
  • Must have adequate vision (with corrective lenses if needed) to clearly distinguish colors, shapes, distances, etc. (as delineated in California DMV DL51 medical examination requirements)
  • Must have adequate hand and finger dexterity to grip and hold both large and small items
  • Must have adequate hand and arm strength to grip and lift heavy objects
  • Must be able to tolerate work in an outdoor environment (heat, cold, rain, etc.)

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