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Paramedic Jobs: Week of February 21, 2022 – JEMS: EMS, Emergency Medical Services

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Field Paramedic

California Tahoe Emergency Services Operations Authority

South Lake Tahoe, CA

Skills:

Basic Skills

  • Active Learning- Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening- Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Critical Thinking- Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Learning Strategies- Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Monitoring- Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Reading Comprehension- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Speaking- Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Writing- Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.

Social Skills

  • Coordination- Adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions.
  • Social Perceptiveness- Being aware of others’ reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

Complex Problem-Solving Skills

  • Complex Problem Solving- Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.

Technical Skills

  • Equipment Maintenance- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Equipment Selection – Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job.
  • Operation and Control- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.
  • Operation Monitoring- Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Troubleshooting – Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about them.

Resource Management Skills

  • Management of Material Resources – Obtaining and seeing to the appropriate use of equipment, facilities, and materials needed to do certain work.
  • Time Management- Managing one’s own time and the time of others.

Work Context

Body Positioning

  • Spend Time Bending or Twisting the Body
  • Spend Time Kneeling, Crouching, Stooping, or Crawling
  • Spend Time Making Repetitive Motions
  • Spend Time Using Your Hands to Handle, Control, or Feel Objects, Tools, or Controls
  • Spend Time Walking

Communication

  • Contact with Others
  • Electronic Mail
  • Face-to-Face Discussions
  • Letters and Memos
  • Telephone

Conflictual Contact

  • Deal with Unpleasant or Angry People
  • Frequency of Conflict Situations

Environmental Conditions

  • Cramped Work Space, Awkward Positions
  • Exposed to Contaminants
  • Extremely Bright or Inadequate Lighting
  • Sounds, Noise Levels Are Distracting or Uncomfortable
  • Very Hot or Cold Temperatures

Impact of Decisions

  • Frequency of Decision Making
  • Impact of Decisions on Co-workers or Company Results

Job Hazards

  • Exposed to Disease or Infections
  • Exposed to Hazardous Conditions

Routine versus Challenging Work

  • Importance of Being Exact or Accurate
  • Importance of Repeating Same Tasks
  • Structured versus Unstructured Work

Responsibility for Others

  • Responsibility for Outcomes and Results
  • Responsible for Others’ Health and Safety

Role Relationships

  • Coordinate or Lead Others
  • Deal with External Customers
  • Work with Work Group or Team

Work Attire

  • Wear Common Protective or Safety Equipment such as Safety Shoes, Glasses, and Gloves

Work Setting

  • In an Enclosed Vehicle or Equipment
  • Indoors, Environmentally Controlled
  • Indoors, Not Environmentally Controlled
  • Outdoors, Exposed to Weather
  • Outdoors, Under Cover
  • Physical Proximity

Director Of EMS

South Georgia Medical Center

GA

POSITION SUMMARY

Plans, directs, manages and develops the technical, operational, and administrative aspects of ALL mobile health care and transportation services, not limited to but including any services that may be considered outpatient services. Responsible for the overall performance level of staff members in accordance with departmental policies and standards, and state, local and federal requirements regarding EMS and medical transportation. Responsible for preparation of reports, documents, budgets, and other data as required or requested. Provides recruitment, supervision, promotion, development and termination of personnel to ensure quality service is delivered. Performs clinically as a Paramedic and or Shift Supervisor As needed or required. Maintains current appropriate licenses and certifications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

A minimum of five years as a Georgia certified paramedic; a minimum of two years as a supervisor or director of an advanced life support service.

An bachelor degree in EMS or management is required. A mater’s degree in business, public administration, or health administration is preferred.

Must present current evidence of training and certification as a Georgia paramedic, including ACLS and CPR.

Must meet the basic physical and health requirements prescribed by South Georgia Medical Center policy.

Flight Paramedic

CoxHealth

Springfield, MO

A paramedic is responsible for providing medical care and rapid transport to critically ill or injured patients in the air medical environment. Is responsible for learning and maintaining competency in advanced skills pertinent to practice as a flight paramedic and in conjunction with flight program protocols. Demonstrates ability to provide care and treatment to the air medical patient based upon department protocols and industry standards. The paramedic is responsible for providing patient care in an elevated risk environment (helicopters) and collaborating to reduce risk and promote safe practices. This position functions collaboratively with aviation staff (pilots and mechanics) and the Cox Air Care Medical Director (physician).

Requirements

Education

Required: Graduate of an approved paramedic program

Preferred: CCEMT-P certified

Experience

Required: Minimum of 3 years Advanced Life Support (ALS) experience

Preferred: Previous flight paramedic experience

Skills

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Demonstrates effective leadership abilities

Exhibits valuable time management skills

Strong critical thinking/problem solving skills

Flexibility and ability to work in a multi-tasking environment

Licensure/Certification/Registration

Required: Current Missouri EMT-P licensure

BLS certified

ACLS and PALS certified

Firefighter / Paramedic

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department

Fairfax, VA

Fairfax County is a diverse urban county with over 1.1 million residents which boasts a nationally recognized school system, safe neighborhoods, extensive parklands, and bustling town centers. This urban county has a history of stable political leadership, effective citizen engagement, and outstanding service delivery.

About the Department

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department (FCFRD) received a Class 1 rating from the Insurance Services Office (ISO) in 2014 and was accredited through the Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) in 2018. The FCFRD is a premier all-hazards fire and rescue department providing basic and advanced life support (BLS and ALS) emergency medical services (EMS), fire suppression, technical rescue, hazardous materials response, water rescue, life safety education, fire prevention, and arson investigation services. Approximately 1,400 highly trained uniformed personnel work in 39 strategically placed fire and rescue stations. FCFRD field personnel work one of three 24-hour rotating shifts. The FCFRD staffs 38 ALS engines, 14 ALS trucks/towers, eight ALS rescue squads, five tankers, a hazardous materials unit, a hazardous materials support unit, and 42 emergency medical transport units. Several other types of apparatus, such as brush trucks, boats, and support vehicles supplement the needs of the FCFRD.  Additionally, the FCFRD is home to VATF-1/USA-1, part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) response system, and one of two internationally deployable Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) Teams in the United State .

Duties include:

Conducts patient assessment (e.g., evaluates the respiratory, cardiovascular, and central nervous systems)

Provides basic and advanced emergency medical care to stabilize the condition of the critically ill or injured prior to transport to a medical facility.

Confers with the supervising physician or hospital via radio or telephone, providing the patient’s medical history and condition.

Administers medication via intravenous, subcutaneous, intramuscular, intraosseous, or sublingual routes

Administers advanced emergency medical procedures (e.g., inserting airways, interpreting and treating cardiac arrhythmias, performing defibrillation, electronic pacing)

Participates in multi-disciplinary cutting-edge training to prepare for tasks such as tactical emergency casualty care (TECC) and Field-Available Component Transfusion Response (FACT*R)

Responds to emergency calls to protect life and property

Combats, extinguishes, and prevents fires

Participates in rescue extrication operations and provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured

Drives emergency apparatus, including, but not limited to transport units, engines, trucks, rescue squads, and tankers

Performs related work as required under direct supervision

Participate in Community Risk Reduction and Community Outreach activities

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Any combination of education, experience, and training equivalent to the following:

(Click on the aforementioned link to learn how Fairfax County interprets equivalencies for “Any combination, experience, and training equivalent to”)

High school graduation or possession of a GED issued by a state department of education.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES REQUIRED:

Possession of a valid motor vehicle driver’s license and Certified as a Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services EMT-P and/or National Registry Paramedic at the time of application, and at all times during employment in the uniformed service. Following successful completion of Fire and Rescue recruit training:

Certification as a Hazardous Materials First Responder in accordance with Fairfax County training standards

Certification in the Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC);

Certification in cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and automatic electronic defibrillation (AED)

Certification as a full Advanced Life Support provider in Fairfax County and in full accordance with all current County training standards

Certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Certification in International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)

Certification in Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

Certification in Basic Trauma Life Support

Successful Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 100

Successful Completion of Incident Command System (ICS) 700

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