Paramedics and EMTs
Florida Branch – Jacksonville, FL
Provides emergency medical care to patients in the pre-hospital environment in accordance with established medical protocols. Ensures assigned emergency vehicles and equipment are in an acceptable state of readiness always. Provides safe and effective care and transportation of assigned patients. Also may participate in life safety programs, community awareness programs, and other programs as assigned. Schedule is subject to change at any time to accommodate operational requirements.
Provides pre-hospital emergency and Non-emergent medical care the paramedic scope of practice level
Required to answer calls in both the 911 markets as well as in the IFT market.
Ensures vehicle and equipment are in working order
Collaborates with EMT partner
Provides exceptional customer service
Maintain knowledge of critical care guidelines and all departmental policies and procedures.
Maintains established departmental metrics.
Oversees the safety and training of new hire employees and third riders as assigned.
Visually and manually checks assigned EMS unit and equipment for functional readiness upon reporting for duty.
Accurately completes patient information on billing sheet and marks charge code according to the service provided.
Demonstrates knowledge of the department’s Standing Orders and applies said orders appropriately when indicated.
Demonstrates expertise in the use and application of all EMS related equipment.
Cooperates with ancillary departments and agencies to assure continuity of care and completion on any investigation of illness and/or accident.
Uses appropriate levels terminology/language when communicating with patients, families, physicians and co-workers.
Replenishes expended supplies/equipment and sanitizes ambulance after each use.
Assists with daily station duties and other special details as defined by the Standard Operating Procedure.
Operates emergency vehicles in a safe manner in accordance with applicable local, state and federal laws.
Continuously observes patients during transfer and monitors for a change in condition. Relays all pertinent information and personal belongings upon arrival to the receiving facility
Participates in community awareness programs and public relation events as assigned.
High School Diploma
Valid driver’s license in work state
Licensed Paramedic in work state
Maintains current AHA CPR., ACLS, PALS, and BTLS certification
Trauma and pediatric course provider
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