Paramedic - Emergency Dept
Provides advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen when necessary, dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performs other emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to manager. High school diploma or equivalent, registered with the EMT National Registry, licensed by State EMS Authority, and 2 years of related experience. Must be CPR certified. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.