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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 1/23/2017

AMR Charles City, IA

Charles City, IA
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Req ID: 75007

Entity: AMR

Reports To: Operations Supervisor Location: Charles City, Iowa

Department: Operations FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

POSITION SUMMARY: The mission and purpose of 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.

* Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.

* Act as a team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed.

* Continuously maintain all required certifications.

* Document activities with regard to patient care and billing to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.

* Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.

* Adhere to all company policies and procedures.

* Other duties as defined by the formal job description.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

* Paramedic training and certification as required by the State or County to which you are assigned.

* Possess a valid State Driver's License.

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

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

* Successfully pass the Physical Agility Test.

Full-time Benefits:

* Excellent benefit package including medical, dental, life, vision, disability

* 401(k) plan with company match (part-time employees may also qualify)

* Bi-weekly accrual of Paid Time Off (PTO) hours - three weeks of PTO within your first year

* Opportunity to transfer to other AMR locations nationwide

AMR is an EOE including Veterans and Disabled

About AMR:

AMR is the leading private medical transportation services company in the nation. With operations in more than 2,100 communities in 40 states our employees serve nearly four million people a year. Visit for more information. Click to watch a short video on AMR