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Job: Paramedic Full-Time

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Title:
Paramedic Full-Time
Added:
Jan. 12, 2018
State:
KS
County:
Shawnee
City:
Topeka
Employer:
AMR
Description:

Req ID: 105193 

Entity: AMR 

Job Title:  Paramedic    Location:*Topeka, KS  Req #:  105193   *Posting End Date: 1/31/2018*    FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt 

* External applicants must log on to www.amr.net, click "Careers" then "Search Jobs" to locate the position and apply.  Internal candidates must apply via Success Factors on the company portal***

SUMMARY: The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Must have valid and current Paramedic Certification. 
  • Other duties as defined by the formal job description

Physical Requirements:

Occasionally:  Smelling.

Frequently:    See Physical Agility Test, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing on pram).

Constantly:    Hearing/listening, clear speech, simple touching, walking (inside and outside), pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, driving ambulance, seeing.

Mental Requirements:

Occasio         Reading (simple and complex), writing (complex), memorization, analyzing, math skills (simple).

Frequently:    Writing (simple), judgement, reasoning.

Constantly:    Decision making,

Stress Factors:

Occasionally: Hazards, fatigue, patient care

Frequently:    Repetitive tasks, high pressure, boredom, intense tasks, extended hours.

Equipment Used:

Occasionally   Wheelchair, medications, monitor/defibrillator, suction equipment, airway equipment, Telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, protective clothing.

Frequently:     IV Supplies, bandaging, disposable supplies, durable equipment.

Constantly:    Gurney, maps, pager, trauma bag/box.

Working Environment:

Occasionally:  Works alone, inside, confined areas noise other hazardous conditions (human excrement, blood, urine, mucous, tissue, asbestos)

Frequently:      Electrical equipment.

Constantly:      Works with others, face-to-face contact, verbal contact with others, works outside, shift work, extended hours.

*EOE including Veterans and Disabled***

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