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Paramedic - Iowa Falls, IA 8/20/2016

AMR Iowa Falls, IA

Company
AMR
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
75006-en_US
AJE Ref #
575938606
Location
Iowa Falls, IA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Req ID: 75006



Entity: AMR Reports To: Field Supervisor Location: Iowa Falls, IA



Department: Operations FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

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.







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

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

* Ability to transfer to other AMR locations nationwide







AMR is an EOE including Veterans and Disabled







About American Medical Response:



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 www.amr.net for more information.



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