Paramedic - Located in Kansas City, KS
Posted on: September 20, 2022
Located in Kansas City, KS
Job Description: Job Description Summary : Our mission of providing
care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of
everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will
be there when you need us.
With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams
deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas
of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We
provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services,
integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response. - Job
Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and
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
Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety
Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction
and to provide critical information.
Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit
management as needed.
Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize
call response time.
Continuously maintain all required certifications.
Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it
clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image
Document activities with regard to patient care and billing
completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding
Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and
Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when
determining transportation destinations.
Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account
manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient
Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in
quick, accurate, and expedient manner.
Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in
various environments to interview patient, family members, and
Discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's
condition and to the treatment given.
Converse with dispatcher and EMS providers via phone or radio as to
status of patient.
Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical
stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely
affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and
balance at times.
Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of
equipment and other objects.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Some advanced education
Current state Paramedic License and maintain currency.
Possess a valid State Driver's License.
Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS Provider
Certification and maintain currency.
Driving record in compliance with AMR Safety and Driving
Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Working Conditions: Available to work days, nights, weekends and
holidays, extended workdays. Long periods inside the ambulance. May
work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather. Possible routine
exposure to moderate noise levels. May periodically work in poorly
lit environments in a moving vehicle.
Physical Demands: Moderate to extended amounts of sitting,
standing, and walking. Some repetitive motion activities. Routinely
lifting more than 200 lbs. with assistance. Pushing, pulling,
reaching, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting,
carrying, typing and stair climbing. Visual identification of
color-coded items. Clear speech and hearing. Must be able to wear a
face mask or respirator with proper fit for extended periods when
Mental Requirements: Critical thinking skills with the ability to
use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations.
GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS
Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles:
Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our
patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do.
One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no
individual can alone.
Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire
Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and
preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties.
Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how
we do it.
Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the
communities we serve.
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal
Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and
providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a
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