October 01, 2016
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AMR Full Time Paramedics - Akron/Canton, OH

AMR - Akron, OH

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    Akron, OH
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    Full Time
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Job Description

Req ID: 89205

Entity: AMR

AMR of Ohio currently has openings for FT and PT Paramedics and seeks candidates with strong clinical skills who can deliver high quality and compassionate patient care in a professional and caring manner.

With a Career at AMR, YOU can make a difference!

* Pay based on experience

* Longevity Bonsuses

* Outstanding comprehensive benefits package including: Medical Plan, Prescription Drug Coverage, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Employee Assistance Program, 401k WITH company match, and Generous Paid Time Off.

* Sign-On Bonuses for a limited time for FT Paramedics only!! *****

Must have the following certifications in order to apply:

* Valid Driver's License

* State of OH EMT-P cert

* ACLS cert

* CPR cert

Interested external applicants can go to www.amr.net, click on Careers and then Search Jobs in order to locate the position and apply. Internal candidates must only apply through the company internal portal via SuccessFactors


The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.

* Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care.

* Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.

* Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.

* Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.

* Read road maps, drive vehicles, and accurately discern street signs and address numbers.

* Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner.

* Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in various environments to interview patient, family members, and bystanders.

* Ability to discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's condition and to the treatment given.

* Converse with dispatcher and EMS providers via phone or radio as to status of patient.

* Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

* Adherence to and compliance with information systems security policies and procedures.

Physical Requirements

* Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test

* Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times.

* Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects.

Minimum Qualifications:


* High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Some advanced education preferred.

* Current state Paramedic License.

* Possess a valid State Driver's License.

* Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS Provider Certification (where applicable or required by contract).

* Driving record in compliance with AMR Safety and Driving policy.


* Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.

We are an EOE/AA employer and AMR selects the best individual for the job based on job related qualifications, regardless of race, color, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, ancestry, marital status, or disability.