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Paramedic

Company: Great Falls Emergency Services
Location: Great Falls
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Location: Great Falls, Montana, , United StatesPosted: 2022-08-23Position Title: ParamedicCompany Name: Great Falls Emergency ServicesSector: MedicalJob Type: Full-Time

Live and work in beautiful Montana where the recreation opportunities are endless and the cost of living is low!An employee in this position will provide Advanced Life Support including medical evaluation, treatment, and stabilization of critically ill and injured patients. The individual must respond to emergency and non-emergency situations and maintain control in a professional manner. It is essential that the individual manage and direct patient care at the scene of a pre -hospital emergency. The individual will also perform other duties as required.Reports To: Operations ChiefDuties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides and directs fast, efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured utilizing all basic abilities and techniques, including but not limited to the placement of oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways, defibrillation, and basic wound management
  • Assists in performing critical physical examinations
  • Understands and anticipates potentially life-threatening sequences of non-cardiac emergencies and institutes appropriate emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life
  • Deals with medical and emotional needs of any patient of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality and morbidity
  • Follows standard written protocols when a physician cannot be contacted
  • Transports the ill and injured to institutions of medical care
  • Operates emergency vehicles in a safe manner under all conditions
  • Cleans and maintains equipment
  • Properly completes patient care reports and medical information forms for administrative use
  • Follows standard operating policies and procedures as developed by the management team
  • Cleans and maintains (minor maintenance) vehicles
  • Cleans and maintains living quarters
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Maintain a professional attitude when representing the company
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, assisting agencies, hospital personnel and the general public
  • Paramedics will be issued and must wear company issued uniforms while on duty as this is professional and courteous when in the public
  • Candidates will be responsible for, the maintenance and cleaning of both dress and safety uniforms, as well as all issued equipment Qualifications:
  • Candidate must have successfully completed an EMT-Paramedic course meeting or exceeding the DOT standards
  • Candidate must maintain a high degree of academic and practical knowledge in pre -hospital emergency medicine
  • Candidate must attend sufficient continuing education classes, courses and seminars both on and off duty to maintain Paramedic certification, as required by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians and by the State of Montana
  • Candidate must stay current with CPR certification as well as ACLS and PALS.
  • The candidate must possess certification in ICS 100, 200, and 700 and Hazmat
  • Satisfy driving record and criminal background checks; pass medical screening and drug testing. Physical Requirements:
  • The work requires the candidate to operate emergency medical vehicles, move medical equipment and extract injured persons from a wide variety of situations such as: vehicular, industrial and residential accidents, injuries or illnesses that occur anywhere in Cascade
  • At times the work requires movement over various types of terrain, ( steep, rocky, rough, and/or wet/slippery surfaces).
  • The candidate at all times must be able to carry or help carry someone from the site of the injury to the mode of transportation (vehicle/helicopter)
  • In order to perform a physical assessment of the injured party, the candidate must see, hear and communicate with the injured party

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Keywords: Great Falls Emergency Services, Great Falls , Paramedic, Healthcare , Great Falls, Montana

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