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Pinnacle Partners In Medicine - Washington, DC

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Paramedic


        • The fundamental responsibility of the EMT-P is to conserve life, to alleviate suffering, to promote health, to do no harm and to encourage the quality and equal availability of emergency medical care. The EMT-P is qualified in advanced pre-hospital emergency care and services by a competency-based educational program of clinical, didactic, and practice. The standard of practice of the EMT-P shall be in accordance with the most current edition of the US DOT “Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic: National Standard Curriculum”, as modified by the MS SDOH DEMS and AMR.
          • Assess each call situation to determine the 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.
          • Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given and to show compassion.
          • Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene management and direct patient care as needed.
          • Operate the ambulance in accordance to company driving policies.
          • Read maps and support vehicle operator with directions to minimize call response time.
          • Keep current on certifications and continuing education.
          • Communicate with dispatch to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
          • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response and to maintain the image of AMR.
          • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR’s image and establish strong community relations.
          • Document activities completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
          • Follow policies and procedures.
          • Negotiate with customers regarding additional service when appropriate (e.g., return transport).
          • Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations.
          • Maintain prompt and regular attendance.
          • Other duties as defined in the job description
          AA/EOE

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