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Paramedic Basic

Company: AMR Careers
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:

Job Title: Paramedic Basic

Reports To: Field Operations Supervisor

Status: Full-Time

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.

With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.

HIGHLIGHTS:

The Paramedic responds to emergent and non-emergent requests for medical assistance and delivers high quality patient care, treatment, and customer service in the most expedient, professional, safe, caring, and cost effective manner possible within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and Company policies.

Various shift types available, overtime built into every shift configuration. Opportunities to work on a Critical Care Transport unit as well as multiple Special Events throughout Los Aneles County. Events include professional Baseball, Hockey, Football, Soccer and Basketball.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Paramedics 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.
  • 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 and unit management as needed.
  • Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
  • Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner.
  • Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in various environments to interview patient, family members, and bystanders.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
    • Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age; some prior work experience in a health care system preferred.
    • Education: High school diploma or GED.
    • Credentials/Licenses: Valid Driver's License, State Paramedic certification, BLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS provider certifications.
    • Driving record in compliance with AMR Safety and Driving policy.

      Why Choose AMR ? AMR is one of Global Medical Response 's (GMR) family of solutions. Our GMR teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services. View the stories on how our employees provide care to the world at www.AtaMomentsNotice.com. Learn how our values are at the core of our services and vital to how we approach care, and check out our comprehensive benefit options at GlobalMedicalResponse.com/Careers .

      EEO Statement:
      Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability.
      More Information about this Job:
      Company Benefits: Check out our careers site benefits page to learn more about our comprehensive benefit options, which include medical, vision, dental, 401k, disability, FSA, HSA, EAP, vacation and paid time off.

      Salary Range: $27.04 - $31.38 hr. DOE (This rate applies to 12 hour shift and averages 42 hours per week).

Keywords: AMR Careers, Huntington Park , Paramedic Basic, Healthcare , Huntington Park, California

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