Posted on: November 20, 2020
Full-time Paramedic Community position.
Provides primary care and/or advanced life support, including
medical evaluation, treatment and stabilization of the critically
ill and injured with the goal of reducing morbidity. Supports
existing health services; provides integrated health services in
partnership with other health professionals; extends access to
health services delivery in under-served and general
Work Schedule: Full Time 80 hrs bi-weekly. Flex, days and hours
Examines, screens, treats and coordinates health services for
patients while conducting post-hospital release follow-up care
including, but not limited to, monitoring medication, dressing
changes, and checking vital signs.
Conducts patient education, including diabetes
prevention/treatment, hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF),
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), falls assessment,
injury evaluation, geriatric frailty visits, and nutrition.
Coordinates appointments and follow-up with physicians and
Responds to mental health crisis calls and provides assessment and
treatment of patients on scene.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
- Minimum Required Education: High School diploma or
- Required Licensure/Certification: ACLS, BLS and PALS. Current
State Licensure as an EMT-P. GEMS (Geriatric Education for EMS),
Certified Community Paramedic. Valid Driver's License.
Minimum Experience: 5 years of relevant experience.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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