Area of Coverage: Sacramento, Placer (Rocklin) Yolo (W.Sacramento)
POSITION 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.
Other duties as defined by the formal job description
No application will be considered complete without the following attachments:
DMV Driving Record print out (must be within 3 weeks of application date)
California Driver’s License
Paramedic Certifications (State License, any current NEMSA accreditations, PALS or PEPP, ITLS or PHTLS, ACLS
CPR Provider Card ( Check local EMS website for approved providers)
Ambulance Driver’s Certificate
Medical Examiner’s Certificate
Proof of vaccines to include: TDaP, MMR, Hepatitis B, Varicella (Chicken Pox) and current season Influenza. Titers demonstrating immunity may be substituted for the proof of vaccination. Proof of vaccines in progress will be accepted.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Must be at least 18 years of age. Possess a valid California Driver’s License, Ambulance Driver’s Certificate, and Medical Examiner’s Certificate. Current state of California Paramedic License. Current BCLS (CPR) Provider, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, ITLS OR PHTLS Provider Certification and a driving record in compliance with AMR pre-employment driver qualifications. Some advanced education preferred. Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired. Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to prioritize multiple tasks, work independently and as a team member, employ discretion and confidentiality in sensitive areas, read, interpret, and follow instructions.
All applicants will also need to successfully pass a “physical ability test” (PAT) that would be administered as part of the pre-employment process.