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Paramedic Arrow Ambulance

Company: Carle Health
Location: Olney
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Position Summary:

The Paramedic responds to emergency and non-emergency ambulance requests. Has assigned daily and weekly duties, such as cleaning of ambulances and medi-vans, to complete during work hours. Provides directions and leadership to EMT on calls that require Advanced Life Support.


None Required

Two (2) years driving experience; one (1) year paramedic experience (preferred)

Paramedic License Illinois upon hire and Driver's License upon hire and Basic Life Support (BLS) within 30 days and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 1 year and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 1 year and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 100 within 6 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 200 within 6 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 700 within 6 months and National Incident Mgmt System (NIMS) 800 within 6 months and Hazardous Materials Awareness Certification within 6 months and Emergency Response to Terrorism (ERT) Certification within 6 months.

One (1) year paramedic experience (preferred)

A working knowledge of the EMS system. Carle Regional EMS system accepted. Ability to provide direction and leadership to EMT-Bs while on ambulance calls. Prior to functioning as a licensed EMS provider, applicants must test into the Carle Regional EMS System, which may include a written exam, skills assessment, ALS ride time, and approval from the Medical Director. A letter of good standing from the most recent EMS system worked must also be provided. In cases where an individual does not have prior EMS experience, the letter requirement will be waived.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured.
  • Checks and monitors ambulance readiness
  • Cleans ambulances, utility vehicles, and crews quarters daily.
  • Clearly communicates crew and vehicle position at all time.
  • Provides direction to EMT's while on ambulance calls
  • Transports patients in wheel chair van when needed.
    • Manages care of patients during transport to the hospital.
    • Assess blood glucose and provides treatment if necessary.
    • Monitors heart rhythms, interprets 12 lead ECG and provides ACLS management when necessary. Performs CPR.
    • Administers medications through multiple routes. (IV, IO, IM, SQ, IN)
    • Intubates adult and pediatric patients. Managers airway during transport
    • Assists in childbirth out of the hospital. Manages care of mother and baby.

      We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Carle Health participates in E-Verify and may provide the Social Security Administration and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. - For more information: human.resources@carle.com.

      Effective September 20, 2021, the COVID 19 vaccine is required for all new Carle Health team members. Requests for medical or religious exemption will be permitted.

Keywords: Carle Health, Evansville , Paramedic Arrow Ambulance, Healthcare , Olney, Indiana

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