Volunteer Paramedic


Job title: Volunteer Paramedic

Company: Hudson EMS Volunteer Positions

Job description: CLASS SUMMARY

This is technical work in providing advanced life support emergency medical services care for a municipal emergency medical service department. Work involves responsibility for providing clinical care at the paramedic level on an ambulance, including functioning as crew leader for the assigned crew on the ambulance. Responsible for the performance of the crew at all times during assigned shifts. Work is performed under actual and/or administrative direction of the EMS Director, EMS Operations Manager, EMS Shift Officers, and Medical Directors, and is reviewed through direct observation, reports and evaluation.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for the checking of vehicle, equipment, and supplies at the start of each shift.
  • Direct patient care.
  • Function as a paramedic.
  • Provide guidance and supervision of other crew members as needed.
  • Assure that all department policies/procedures are followed by each crewmember, and report deficiencies to supervision.
  • Assure that all protocols for patient care are followed.
  • Sign for controlled substances and ensure adherence to policies/procedures for such.
  • Oversee the complete documentation of all paperwork such as patient care reports, supply requests, incident reports, etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining vehicle, equipment, and quarters in a clean operating manner.
  • Ensure that the actions of all crewmembers are professional and courteous at all times.
  • Other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is frequently performed indoors at the city safety center or at other office locations, and frequently outdoors in the field at emergency response locations. Work requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, climbing stairs, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 125 pounds, reaching with hands and arms in front of body and overhead, using hands and fingers to operate EMS vehicles, equipment, radios and computers. Work requires sufficient strength and agility to react quickly and effectively in emergency situations. Work occasionally exposes employee to body fluids, fumes, airborne particles, loud noise, toxic and caustic chemicals, extreme weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Work requires possession of a high school diploma or GED and some EMS experience as a Paramedic (preferably in a volunteer and/or combination Fire and/or EMS Department); or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of advanced life support EMS patient care.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations, statutes and ordinances applicable to emergency medical services as pertaining to paramedic care.
  • Skill in the operation and use of a computer and EMS software programs, and the preparation of automated records.
  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with superiors, crewmembers, and other allied health providers.

LICENSE, CERTIFICATE, OR OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid State of Ohio Driver’s License
  • Valid State of Ohio Paramedic Certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
  • Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) and Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) Certification preferred
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) Certification preferred
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, State of Ohio Firefighter Certification preferred

Expected salary:

Location: Hudson, OH

Job date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 08:36:40 GMT

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