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Title:
Paramedic
Added:
Feb. 13, 2018
State:
CA
County:
Ventura
City:
Moorpark
Employer:
AMR
Description:

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

VENTURA COUNTY

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.

Paramedics

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

REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS:

  • 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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