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Job Description

The paramedic renders Basic and Advanced Life support and emergency medical techniques to those in need of assistance; operates and maintains assigned ambulance and station; participates in continuing education and training relative to medical and industry advancements.

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Render pre-hospital emergency care according to established medical protocols.
  2. Perform triage and a variety of emergency medical treatments at the Basic and Advanced Life support level. Provide continuing care and treatment while enroute to an emergency medical facility; monitor and report changes in patient condition.
  3. Under medical direction and following prescribed standing orders perform a variety of invasive and non-invasive therapies including but not limited to assessment and evaluation of the ill and injured, cardiopulmonary resuscitation and defibrillation, administration of drugs, agents and solutions, intubation and pulmonary ventilation, drawing of blood samples for analysis, application of dressing and bandages, control of shock, and immobilization of fractures, and all other skills contained within the Department of Transportation manual of knowledge objectives for Paramedics.
  4. Drive the ambulance to emergency scenes, transport accident victims and medical patients to hospitals.
  5. Assist and coordinate with other emergency service agencies in rescue operations, motor vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  6. Perform a variety of emergency medical treatment services at the basic and advanced life support levels.
  7. Employ safe lifting and moving techniques. Maintain ambulance vehicle, equipment and station.
  8. Lead and participate in training classes for the public on cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), standard first aid and emergency medical techniques. Participate in public health education and screening.
  9. Act as a preceptor for EMS students.
  10. Handle radio communications during emergency and non-emergency situations professionally.
  11. Keep records and logs on daily activities.
  12. Perform related duties as assigned.
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Job Description

Uses a computer-aided dispatch system, receive emergency and non-emergency calls from skilled nursing facilities, residences, and hospitals. Determines the nature and location of the emergency; determines priorities, and dispatches ambulances or non-emergency units as necessary and in accordance with established procedures. Receive and processes emergency calls, maintains contact with all units on assignment, maintains status and location of all units. Answers non-emergency calls for assistance. Enters, updates and retrieves information from a variety of computer systems. Monitors several radio frequencies. Operates a variety of communications equipment, including radio consoles, telephones and computer systems.

Communications Dispatchers perform a full range of radio and telephone operational duties in this 24-hour facility. Dispatchers are required to process and prioritize incoming calls for EMS assistance.

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Job Description

The individual occupying this position is responsible for providing direction to EMS personnel as a first line supervisor in areas of patient care, training, safety, personnel management, leadership and organization, facilities, apparatus, and equipment operations. This individual is responsible for providing advanced Paramedic field care to patients as necessary.

The EMS Shift Supervisor is expected to supervise and direct EMS crews during assigned shifts and ensures the readiness of all personnel and equipment under their responsibility. The EMS Shift Supervisor is expected to be capable of executing effective management decisions; provide leadership and guidance; issue, understand, and carry out orders; assume responsibility for personnel, apparatus, equipment and facilities during emergency and non-emergency incidents. This individual must also be proficient and competent at their level of EMS certification/licensure with the ability to serve as a mentor, coach, and evaluator.

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Job Description

  1. Transport the sick or injured to hospital, or convalescents to destination, avoiding sudden motions detrimental to patients.
  2. Transport patients via wheelchair or stretcher.
  3. Requires a clean driving history and be over 21 years of age, and Logisticare approval.
  4. Treat patients with dignity and respect.
  5. Keep equipment clean to maintain a sanitary condition.
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Job Description

The EMT may function alone or as a member of a multimember team. Tasks, which the EMT may perform, include the following:

  • Receive calls from a dispatcher, verbally acknowledge the call, read road maps, assist in the identification of the most expeditious route to the scene, and observe traffic ordinances and regulations enroute to and from the emergency scene.
  • Upon arrival at the scene, insure the vehicle is parked in a safe location; perform a size-up to determine scene safety, mechanism of injury or illness, determine the total number of patients, and request additional help if necessary.
  • In the absence of law enforcement, create a safe environment for the protection of the injured and those assisting in the care of patient(s).
  • Determine the nature and extent of illness or injury, take pulses, blood pressure by auscultation palpation, visually observe changes in skin color, and establish a priority for emergency care. Based on assessment findings, render emergency care to adults, infants, and children.
  • Establish and maintain an airway, ventilate patients, perform cardiac resuscitation, use automated external defibrillators, provide prehospital emergency care of single and multiple system trauma such as controlling hemorrhage, treatment of shock (hypoperfusion), bandaging wounds, and immobilization of painful swollen and deformed extremities.
  • Manage medical patients to include assisting in childbirth, management of respiratory, cardiac, diabetic, allergic, behavioral and environmental emergencies, and suspected poisonings.
  • Search for medical identification emblems, bracelets, or cards that provide emergency care information. Additional care is provided based on assessment of the patient and obtaining past medical information.
  • Assist patients with prescribed medications including sublingual nitroglycerine, epinephrine auto injectors, and hand-held aerosol inhalers.
  • Administer oxygen, oral glucose, and activated charcoal.
  • Reassure patients and bystanders by working in a confident, efficient manner and avoid mishandling patients and undue haste while working expeditiously.
  • Where extrication is required, assess the extent of injury and give all possible emergency care and protection to the patient. Use recognized techniques and equipment to remove patients safely.
  • Radio dispatchers for additional help as necessary. Following extrication, provide additional medical care and triage injured victims in accordance with standard emergency procedures.
  • Comply with regulations on the handling of crime scenes and prehospital death by notifying appropriate authorities and arrange for protection of property and evidence.
  • Carry and lift the stretcher, placing it in the ambulance and see that the patient and stretcher are secured. Continue care enroute to the appropriate facility.
  • Determine the most appropriate facility for patient transport unless otherwise directed by medical control. Report the nature and extent of injuries, the number of patients being transported, and the destination of patients to ensure prompt medical care in accordance with local protocols.
  • Observe and reassess the patient enroute, and administer care as directed by medical control. Assist with lifting and moving the patient and appropriate equipment from the ambulance into the emergency facility.
  • Report verbally and in writing, observations and emergency treatment given to the patient, at the scene and in transit, to the receiving staff for record keeping and diagnostic purposes. Upon request, provide assistance to the receiving facility staff.
  • After completion of the call, restock and replace care supplies, clean all equipment following appropriate decontamination and cleaning procedures, make careful examination of all equip ment to ensure availability of the ambulance for the next call. Maintain the ambulance in an efficient operating condition.
  • Attend continuing education and refresher training programs as required by employers' medical direction and/or the certifying agency.
  • Meet qualifications within the functional position description of the EMT.
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