Location
Job Title
Paramedic
Employer
MetroEMS
Status
Full-Time
Posted
2 weeks ago
(01/09/2019)
Last Updated
2 weeks ago
(01/09/2019)
Application Closes
04/09/2019
Keywords
Paramedic
Contact Information

Phone: (501) 301-1400

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Paramedic

Job Description

General Description:

Provide care to emergency and non-emergency patients; maintain a good working relationship with all customer groups and agencies

Entry Level Qualifications:

  • Arkansas Certification
  • National Registered
  • American Heart BLS Level C
  • ACLS
  • One year experience EMS
  • Arkansas driver’s license with record acceptable to insurance carrier

Essential Responsibilities:

Restores and promotes patient’s health in proving life support and transport of sick and injured persons in and out of hospital settings as authorized by established medical protocol or a physician; operating an emergency vehicles; activating and collaborating with emergency medical systems and working to assure the accomplishment of MEMS’ goals.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Knowledge of pre-hospital emergency medical protocols, procedures, and treatments
  • Knowledge of geography of service area and ability to read map
  • Ability to make accurate assessment, develop plan, and respond quickly
  • Ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people
  • Ability to remain calm during stressful situations
  • Ability to present caring and professional image

Working Conditions:

12 hr, 14 hr and 24 hr shifts operate around the clock, seven days per week and shifts are assigned via bidding procedure.

Physical Abilities:

  • Frequently lifts 110+ pounds. Carrying and lifting stretchers with and without patients
  • Pushing, pulling and carrying various medical equipment, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, bending, twisting, lifting, walking, running
  • Driving, using 2-way radio and other devices
  • Ability to work outdoors in wet, dry, hot, and cold (even below freezing) weather
  • Respirator use may be required on occasion
  • Hearing by audiometric testing that demonstrates no worse than a mild loss of hearing
  • Requires corrected or uncorrected vision 20/20 in each eye & with both eyes together