American Ambulance Paramedic - Sign On Bonus in Pembroke Park, Florida
American Ambulance in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale are offering a Sign On Bonus
SUMMARY: The mission and purpose of this position are to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assess each call situation to determine 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 isbeing given, and to show compassion.
Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene management as needed.
Drive the ambulance or provide map reading support to minimize call response time.
Keep current on certifications.
Communicate with dispatcher 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 to maintain the image of the Company.
Document activities completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
Perform other related duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Possess a valid Driver’s License.
Current state/national registry Paramedic ertification.
Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS, BTLS OR PHTLS Provider Certification.
Driving record in compliance with the Company policy regarding insurability.
Some advanced education preferred. Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.
Effective oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
Occasionally: hazards, fatigue, patient care
Frequently: Repetitive tasks, high pressure, boredom, intense tasks
Frequently: Lifting 200 lbs., kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning,flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing on pram).
Constantly: Hearing/listening,clear speech, simple touching, walking (inside and outside), pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, driving ambulance, seeing.
Occasionally: Works alone, inside,confined areas noise other hazardous conditions (human excrement, blood, urine, mucous, tissue, asbestos)
Frequently: Electrical equipment.
Constantly: Works with others, face-to-face contact, verbal contact with others day, works outsideshift work, extended hours.
Occasionally: Reading (simple and complex), writing (complex), memorization, analyzing, math skills (simple).
Frequently: Writing (simple), judgment, and reasoning.
Constantly: Decision making
Occasionally: Wheelchair, medications, monitor/defibrillator, suction equipment, airway equipment, Telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, protective clothing.
Frequently: IV Supplies, bandaging, disposable supplies, durable equipment.
Constantly: Gurney, maps, pager, trauma bag/box.