How to Hire a Paramedic

Does your growing business need a Paramedic? Paramedics provide medical care while patients are in emergency medical settings – such as a crash or triage site.

Here are some tips to help you find great Paramedic candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Paramedics search for Jobs on Indeed*

104,561

job seekers clicked on paramedic jobs

18,489

resumes from job seekers with paramedic experience on Indeed

4,665

paramedic jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $19.16 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.25$36.85 hourly
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Common
$7.25
$36.85

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Paramedic?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Paramedic hire can help your business:

• Respond to emergency calls and provide medical or life saving measures
• Use proper mobilization techniques to transport patients to medical facilities
• Provide medical staff with patient vitals and information to continue treatment

Skills to look for in a great Paramedic

A great Paramedic candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Up to date First Aid and CPR certifications
• ACLS certifications
• Up to date driver’s license
• Able to keep calm under pressure
• Excellent verbal and written skills
• Able to provide leadership in an emergency setting

Writing a Paramedic job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Paramedic candidates. A Paramedic job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Paramedic jobs, such as:

• Paramedic
• EMT
• Infusion Paramedic

Interviewing Paramedic candidates

Strong candidates for Paramedic positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Previous experience in working with emergency medicine
• Current certifications in providing first-response care
• A clean driving record and able to pass a background check

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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