Come Join Our Team!
AGS is seeking a Paramedic for our team.
This is responsible work involving the protection of life through the performance of emergency medical services, providing basic and advanced life support to patients at the scene of emergencies and while transporting sick and injured patients to medical care facilities. An employee in this class is responsible for working as an emergency medical team member who may direct personnel at an emergency scene and directly reports to the Paramedic Supervisor.
This is a “mandatory-testing” position that requires Drug Testing.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Operates an emergency medical vehicle in non-emergency and emergency situations including to and from emergency scene, determining most efficient route and maintaining situational awareness in order to prevent accidents
Identifies and manages life threatening emergencies by initiating basic and advanced life support while following protocols and physician orders
Initiates and assists Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians in patient treatment to acutely ill or traumatized patients both on the scene and while in route to the hospital, utilizing both invasive and non-invasive techniques and initial protocol treatment based on patient condition, which may include implementing automated external defibrillator, performing basic airway management, positive pressure ventilation, cardiac resuscitation, cardiac monitoring, intravenous therapy, and pharmacological therapy
Establishes rapport with the patient and others to decrease incident stress by remaining calm and communicating medical conditions with patients, family members, and applicable medical staff
Prepares patient care reports, which involves documenting medical conditions and activities applied to patients and using a personal computer
Records patient care data and information obtaining demographic data from patients, medical conditions and/or illnesses, and current prescription use as well as documents patient reactions to treatment
Monitors and maintains ambulance units for readiness, ensuring required equipment and related medical inventory are available and ready for use and that the vehicle is clean and disinfected
Coordinates efforts with other staff and those of other agencies to maximize the efficiency of patient care by maintaining contact with and communicating with dispatch personnel and/or patient receiving facilities, utilizing applicable communication equipment
Secures and disposes of biohazard waste
Assists in the management of controlled substances
Assess patient response to treatment and, in consultation with medical control, alters treatment accordingly
May exercise independent judgment in the application of specific official medical protocol established by the medical control physicians
Attends continuing education and other programs to maintain clinical knowledge and certification requirements
Promotes positive organizational culture by aligning decisions with core values of integrity, honesty, respect, diversity, innovation, accountability and communication
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level as needed
•Graduation from a standard senior high school, or the successful completion of the General Educational Development (GED) test, and completion of emergency medical coursework at the Paramedic level; or a combination of education and experience equivalent to these requirements
•Valid Florida Paramedic Certification
•AHA CPR Certification
•AHA ACLS Certification
•Valid Florida driver’s license
Aligned Employment Resources, LLC dba Aligned Government Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran/military spouse
This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.