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Paramedic - Oak Ridge

Company: Amerimed
Location: Oak Ridge
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Join our growing team! Competitive pay plus benefits! ParamedicSalary: Up to $73,000 + Bonus Opportunities Annual Evaluations: With Performance-based raises Job Type: Full Time, Part Time, PRN Number of hires or this role: Open Paramedic will respond to emergency and non-emergency ambulance calls to render appropriate medical attention to the patient and provide safe and timely transportation to the appropriate destination and back home. Job Type: Full-time & Part-Time Hours Available Schedule:

  • 12-24 hour shifts available *shifts vary upon location*
  • Built in overtime Benefits:
    • Health, Vision and Dental insurance
    • Disability insurance
    • Life insurance
    • 401K Plan available
    • Tuition Reimbursement Program for career training
    • Certification Renewal
    • Paid time off Responsibilities Include but not limited to the following:
      • Comply with all corporate policies and procedures.
      • Maintaining ACLS and Paramedic certification as required by the State and/or NREMT.
      • Maintaining a current CPR card.
      • Maintaining current valid Driver's License (must pass MVR).
      • Maintaining assigned ambulance in a state of constant cleanliness and readiness to respond to non-emergency calls.
      • Appropriately respond to calls when dispatched.
      • Rendering appropriate medical care, within the scope of practice of a Paramedic, under the guidance of established medical protocols and standing order.
      • Demonstrate ability to work well with people, both internally and with external customers.
      • Perform any other tasks required to get the job done. Shifts vary, your daily schedule and responsibilities are subject to change.

        Required licenses or certifications:
        • Must hold a valid State and/or NREMT License at Paramedic level.
        • Current ACLS card.
        • Current CPR card.
        • Must possess a valid Driver's License and have a safe driving record. Required Skills/Abilities:
          • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
          • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
          • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
          • Excellent time management skills.
          • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
          • Ability to function in environment with temperature changes, indoors and or outdoors.
          • Ability to learn technical material related to job duties.
          • Ability to work in a noisy environment. Physical Requirements:
            • Must be able to talk constantly, both in person and on the phone.
            • Must have close visual acuity to perform activities such as: patient care activities, preparing and analyzing data and figures; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection of small writing and/or operation of office machines and EMS related equipment.
            • Must be able to speak English constantly.
            • Must be able to read English.
            • Must be able to remain in a stationary position constantly (approximately 80% of the time)
            • Must be able to type or write constantly (approximately 15% of the time)
            • Must be able to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
            • Must be able to occasionally move about in the ambulance to access the patient, provide patient care and retrieve and use equipment.
            • Ability to operate a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, phone, scanner, and computer printer.
            • Ability to operate EMS equipment such as blood pressure cuff, glucometer, EKG machine, pulse oximeter, etc.
            • Frequently communicates with patients, EMS providers, hospital and facility staff. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.
            • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment.
            • Must be able to bend, kneel, crouch, push, pull, reaching, lifting, squat, twist, carrying and climb stairs to access a patient and or equipment inside cramped spaces such as the back of an ambulance.
            • Must be able to routinely lift more than 200 lbs. with assistance, from ground level to move or manipulate a patient, on a backboard or load a patient and stretcher into an ambulance.
            • Must be able to grasp paperwork and or small equipment such as glucose test strips.

Keywords: Amerimed, Knoxville , Paramedic - Oak Ridge, Healthcare , Oak Ridge, Tennessee

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