Paramedic (Basic)
Rural/Metro Corporation - Sioux Falls, SD

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From coast to coast, Rural/Metro employees are tied together by their overwhelming desire to help others. Every day and every call for our team of highly-trained professionals is different than the one before.

At Rural/Metro, we celebrate the successes of our team members, and doing the right thing for those we serve.

Rural/Metro is a leader in private ambulance and fire protection services in 21 states and more than 700 communities nationwide. Rural/Metro has provided high-quality patient care, met and exceeded the expectations of the communities we serve, and invested in the success of our employees since 1948.

Overview:

The Paramedic (Basic) responds to emergency and non-emergency requests, provides Advanced Life Support (ALS) as needed, and transports sick or injured persons to the appropriate medical facility and complies with appropriate state Department of Health Standards.

Responsibilities:

Operational Objectives
  • Respond to calls in a timely manner based off Company protocols.
  • Meet and exceed Contractual response times.
  • Represent the Company by being courteous, professional, and a patient advocate.
  • Operate and drive an ambulance with regard to state and company safety policies.
  • Monitor communication equipment to maintain contact with Communications Center.
  • Comply with all protocols for treatment and transportation of the sick and injured as defined by the Company, local, and regional Medical Control.
  • Maintain and replenish vehicle, equipment and supplies as needed.
  • Maintain a clean, professional appearance while maintaining a courteous, professional, and ethical behavior while working cooperatively with other members of the health care system, co-workers, and the public.
  • Perform other duties as assigned including those specific to the local operation.
  • Take a leadership role. Mentor EMTs, students, and new employees.
  • Regular attendance consistent with scheduled hours. Willing to work overtime as needed.
  • Uses care and respect with all equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to accurately map to a designation.
  • Practice within your certification skillset.

Compliance
  • Provide general medical care and treatment to patients in both emergent and non-emergent settings as defined by state and local regulatory agencies. Ability to perform ALS functions, following protocols set forth by the State.
  • Neatly and accurately document pertinent patient information on all required forms/documents. (Patient Care Records, Supplies, Medicare Signature Forms, and PCS forms)
  • Turns in appropriate documents prior to leaving duty.
  • Maintain a safe and healthy workplace in accordance with all appropriate OSHA standards, company policies and local standard operating procedures.
  • Complies with and enforces all policies and procedures.
  • Successfully completed all required Compliance Training within the required time period.
  • Has no compliance related corrective action during this review period.

Training
  • Ensure that all required Certifications are current and remain current.
  • Attend all Company required OSHA training, annual training, and all mandatory Company updates.
  • Complete the training in the allotted time the Company sets.
  • Maintain knowledge of job and medical field.
  • Keep current on training for new equipment, procedures, and techniques.

Qualifications:
  • Current state Paramedic certification as required by State.
  • Current CPR Pro certification card
  • Current ACLS card
  • Current state Driver’s License in good standing.
  • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Company’s Driving Policy.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
  • Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
  • Other qualifications/certifications specific to the local operation and/or contract requirements.
  • Satisfactorily meet Company physical assessments/tests.
This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may also be assigned by the incumbent’s supervisor at any time based upon Company need.

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