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Job: Paramedic

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Feb. 13, 2018

Req ID: 105842 

Entity: AMR 

 Status: Full-Time      Job Title : Paramedic                         

 Location : Ventura County     Department: Operations

 Reports to : Operations Supervisor

Employees must apply through Home Portal, Success Factors, Careers. 



American Medical Response (AMR) is the nation's leading private medical transportation company, providing ambulance service to more than 4 million people a year. We have more than 18,000 caring employees who serve over 250 communities nationwide.

AMR is proud to be an organization that is patient focused, caregiver inspired, and customer centered.


SUMMARY: The mission and purpose of this position are to reduce suffering and save lives with compassion by delivering reliable high-quality service and basic as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.

  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol
  • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care
  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements
  • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care
  • Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information
  • Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion
  • Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed
  • Drive the ambulance or provide map-reading support to minimize call response time
  • Keep current on certifications
  • Treat other teammates as described by the AMR Values
  • Coach and educate partners on new and changing information as necessary
  • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR' image and establish strong community relations
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR
  • Communicate with communications center to receive and understand call data and customer feedback
  • Document activities completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call
  • Following policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times
  • Negotiate with customers regarding additional services when appropriate (e.g., return transport)
  • Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations
  • Reduce Pain and Suffering
  • Save more lives
  • Become an integrated partner in the healthcare system of Ventura County
  • Other duties as assigned on the job description


  • CA Drivers' License

  • Ambulance Driver's License (from DMV)

  • Medical Examiner's Certificate

  • State of California Paramedic License

  • CPR Card (American Heart Association ONLY, Health Care Provider. Hand written cards are not acceptable)

  • ACLS Card (American Heart Association ONLY, hand written cards are not acceptable)  (Medic Only)

  • PALS (American Heart Association ONLY, hand written cards are not acceptable) OR PEPP (only required for Riverside, LA & Ventura Co. applicants) (Medic Only)

  • H-6 DMV print out (10yr. driving record; cannot be older than 30 days, online printouts are not acceptable)

EOE including Veterans and Disabled

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