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Paramedic

@ Acadian Ambulance

JOB SUMMARY: Provide appropriate, efficient and timely pre-hospital advanced, intermediate and basic life support care and transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with local, state, national and Acadian Ambulance standards of practice. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Except as specifically noted, the following functions are considered essential to this position.
  • Conducts a careful examination of the patient for signs and symptoms of illness/injury and assists other medical personnel as necessary.
  • Administers prompt and efficient basic, intermediate and advanced life support care within the limits of licensure or certification and in accordance with approved protocols prior to and during transport.
  • Provides careful handling of the patient to and from the ambulance.
  • Provides safe and efficient transport of the patient in the ambulance to the medical facility.
  • Provides a safe and efficient transfer of patient and patient care information to the receiving personnel at the destination.
  • Documents all aspects of patient condition and treatment on EMS run reports.
  • Obtains and records non-medical patient information as required.
  • Completes other patient documentation and forms as required.
  • Conducts regular unit inventory and equipment testing to ensure all equipment for which the paramedic is responsible is present, clean and in proper working order.
  • Upon completion of transport, responsible for all assigned duties which will place the ambulance and equipment back in service.
  • Responsible for full knowledge of the ambulance’s equipment and its proper use at all times.
  • Documents and reports all needed repairs to the proper maintenance departments (electronic or mechanical) as well as to supervisors and other ambulance personnel as required.
  • In the absence of other qualified personnel, responsible for the use of basic extrication tools and procedures to gain access to the patient if necessary.
  • In the absence of other qualified personnel, responsible for controlling the patient’s surroundings in such a way as to minimize further danger and control the actions of bystanders.
  • In both the emergency and non-emergency setting, operates / drives the ambulance in a safe and efficient manner, following company driving guidelines, so the safety or condition of the occupants are not compromised.
  • Follows all FCC regulations when communicating via electronic communications equipment.
  • Attends all mandatory meetings as scheduled.
  • Completes assigned station and station grounds duties.
  • Orders supplies and equipment from Central Supply to replenish station and ambulance inventories as needed.
  • Completes assigned ambulance duties (i. e. , washing, waxing, interior and exterior cleaning, etc. ) as required.
  • Completes all required company reports and logs and when necessary provides other ambulance and supervisory personnel with the information.
  • As an approved Field Training Officer, you are responsible for training new employees as directed.
  • As an approved Field Training officer, you are responsible for precepting EMT-Basic, Intermediate and Paramedic students as directed.
  • Must meet and fulfill the qualifications, requirements, functions and responsibilities of the Emergency Medical Technician – Basic and Intermediate job descriptions.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


How to Apply:

Apply online at https://acadianambulance.candidatecare.jobs/job_positions/preview/10082413

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Location: Lafayette, LA & Various locations
Date Posted: March 17, 2021
Application Deadline: April 19, 2021