Paramedic - AMR Maricopa County, AZ
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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 11/16/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY EEO CODE: 03 - Technicians
SUPERVISOR: Field Services Supervisor
DEFINITION: Field Services Employees are considered full-time employees who work a rotating shift, and part-time/reserve employees who work fewer than 40 hours per week on a regular basis. This is identified as a safety-sensitive position. This position is for interfacility transport at this time. There may be potential for expanding to a 911 system in the future.
EDUCATION: Maintain Arizona Department of Health Services (AzDHS) Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Certified Emergency Paramedic (CEP). All certifications required (CPR, ACLS, PALS or PEPP) must be from the American Heart Association (AHA). It is recommended that applicants have either the International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Certification or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Certification before applying.
WORK HISTORY: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) related experience is preferred. No requirement for work history at the EMT or CEP level.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
It is the responsibility of the employee to acquire and maintain the following licenses and certifications and to meet insurance requirements.
The following certifications are required before applying:
Current Arizona driver's license
Arizona Department of Health Services (AzDHS) Certification
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR) from the American Heart Association (AHA).
FEMA Incident Command System (ICS) 100 and 200
FEMA National Incident Management System (NIMS) 700
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification from the American Heart Association (AHA).
One or the other: American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification or Pediatric Education Pre-hospital Professional (PEPP) Certification.
Reccomended: International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) Certification or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Certification
ESSENTIAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Field Services Employees must successfully complete and pass the pre-employment written test and interview, the post-offer medical examination and physical agility requirements. Field Services Employees must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing to all personnel, customers and suppliers; complete paperwork, such as call sheets and other business forms as instructed by the business office; to communicate verbally with other emergency medical service or health care providers about the care and treatment of patients, via radio transmission and with patient during assessment and treatment. Field Services Employees must be currently licensed to drive motor vehicles by the Arizona Department of Transportation and meet insurance requirements for ambulance drivers.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS/DUTIES:
Serves as driver, attendant or stand-by employee.
Checks, cleans and maintains ambulance and equipment while on duty.
Responds to emergency and non-emergency ambulance calls.
Cares for, treats and transports the sick and injured.
Checks out, cleans equipment and completes other daily duties including, maintaining building and crew quarters and stocking and cleaning ambulances in accordance with a schedule and while on shift or when called into work.
Participates in required training and assigned committee activities.
Attends all mandatory meetings and in-services.
Participates in company-sponsored community activities as directed.
Carries all state and federal certificates and licenses while on-duty.
Abides by all Company policies and procedures.
Completes any and other duties as assigned.
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.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION:
AMR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition or disability. AMR takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities and covered veterans. AMR will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.