Job Description Summary : JOB SUMMARY
Compassionately responds to emergent and non-emergent calls for
medical assistance, and transportation. Delivers high-quality basic
and advanced patient care to the level of certification and
according to Company policies and protocols in a professional,
safe, caring, and cost-effective manner.
Assess each call situation to determine the best course of
action; utilizes medical equipment including defibrillator, EKG
monitor, ventilators, IV pumps, hemodynamic monitoring devices,
advanced airway adjuncts/procedures, oxygen and suction devices,
intravenous fluids and medications; performs CPR and other medical
procedures as required to provide advanced medical care in
accordance with training and established clinical protocols, safety
requirements and standard operating procedures.
Utilize and interpret common laboratory reports.
Manage complicated pharmacologic infusions.
Utilize advanced surgical procedures, e.g., escharotomy,
Perform treatments and procedures in accordance with a Paramedic
CCT level of certification and according to local policies and
Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
Communicate with receiving facility for medical direction and to
provide critical information.
Communicate with patient, loved ones and others in various
environments to collect necessary data and to explain procedures
and processes in a professional, calm, and thoughtful manner.
Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit
management as needed.
Drive the ambulance and other company vehicles; provide map
reading or directional assistance utilizing other navigation
devices, accurately discern street signs and address numbers to
minimize call response time.
Continuously maintain all required certifications; attend and
complete all required training.
Communicate with dispatch personnel to receive and understand
call data and customer feedback.
Monitor and maintain the general condition of the ambulance.
Participate in and ensure that beginning of shift procedures are
accurately completed and documented daily.
Check and monitor the condition and state of readiness of
equipment throughout the shift and report any issues to the on-duty
Assist as necessary with cleaning the ambulance inside and
outside in accordance with Risk and Safety guidelines and local
policies to ensure a sanitary and safe environment for all
passengers and patients and to promote a positive Company image in
Assist as necessary to restock supplies and ensure the ambulance
is fueled and ready for the next shift.
Accurately document all patient assessments and care provided
during each call via the Company's platform; ensure all relevant
patient data is collected and entered for appropriate billing.
Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute and
Consider patient status, insurance, and preferred facilities
when determining transport destinations.
Ability to work past scheduled shift end time with little or no
Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all
internal co-workers, external allied health staff, and public
Report immediately to the on-duty supervisor and or account
manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient
Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in
quick, accurate and expedient manner.
Ability to discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due
to patient's condition and to the treatment given.
Communicate clearly and precisely via phone or radio with
Communications Center personnel, receiving facilities or other EMS
providers as to the status of patient.
Negotiate with customers regarding additional services when
appropriate, e.g., return transport.
Meet and communicate with existing customers/staff including
skilled nursing, assisted living and hospital facilities to ensure
the Company is meeting their needs and determine if additional
services can be provided. Report these interactions to the
Operations and Account Managers regularly.
Actively solicit new business opportunities from facilities the
Company is not currently providing services for. Report in
additional services to the Operations and Account Managers
Coach and educate partners of new and changing information, as
Participate in community programs to maintain the Company's
image and foster strong community relations.
Adhere to and comply with all Company and information systems
security requirements and procedures.
Arrive for duty appropriately groomed and in the proper work
Perform other duties as assigned
Experience: Must be at least 18 years of age; 3 to 5 years
experience as a field Paramedic.
Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
Some advanced education preferred.
Skills: Effective oral and written communication skills.
listening and comprehension skills. Ability to adapt to quickly
evolving situations. Strong decision-making skills.
Credentials/Licenses: Valid Driver's License with an MVR that
Standards. State Paramedic CCT Certification, BLS/CPR, ACLS,
ITLA, PHTLS, ATLS, PALS, PEPP and PCC certifications. Other
certifications if required by local City, County or State | Job
Description : WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL
Working Conditions: Available to work days, nights, weekends and
holidays. Extended workdays. Long periods inside the ambulance. May
work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather. Possible routine
exposure to moderate noise levels. May periodically work in poorly
lit environments in a moving vehicle.
Physical Demands: Must successfully pass the Company's Physical
Test Moderate to extended amounts of sitting, standing, and
walking. Some repetitive motion activities. Routinely lifting more
than 200 lbs. with assistance. Pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting,
bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying, typing and stair
climbing. Visual identification of color-coded items. Clear speech
and hearing. Must be able to wear a face mask or respirator with
proper fit for extended periods when required.
Mental Requirements: Critical thinking skills with the ability
to use logic and
reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations.
Compassion and empathy.
GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS
Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our
patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no
individual can alone.
Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire
Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and
preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in
how we do it.
Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the
communities we serve.
Reports to: Field Operations Supervisor
Interrelationships: Operations and Administration Management,
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal
Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled
Extended Job Title: Austin TX - Paramedic Critical Care $5,000
Sign-On Bonus- Full Time in Austin, TX
Job ID: 2020-13799
External Company Name: AMR
External Company URL: AMR.net
Street: 3601 Bluestein Dr