Lyons Fire Department- Firefighter Paramedic in Lyons, IL

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POST DATE 5/2/2019
END DATE 8/2/2019

American Medical Response Lyons, IL

Location
Lyons, IL
AJE Ref #
583990444
Job Classification
Full Time
Job Type
Regular
Company Ref #
2019-5601
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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LYONS FIRE DEPARTMENT- FIREFIGHTER PARAMEDIC IN LYONS, IL

Requisition ID

2019-5601

Location

US-IL-Lyons

Employment Type

Regular Full-Time

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS JOB

Lyons Fire Department- Paramedic/FF

Job Title: Firefighter Paramedic

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt



Position Summary

Firefighter/Paramedic s under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.



Responsibilities:



Customer Service



* Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections

* Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.

* Work involves serving the public.

* Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.

* Work requires interaction with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies.





Fire Suppression



* Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms.

* Assists in the suppression of structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.

* Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.

* Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on scene.





Emergency Medical Services



* Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations.

* Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.

* Transfers patients to medical facilities.

* Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.

* Provide written reports detailing patient care.





Communications

* Portable radios are used as a means of communication.

* Must conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner.



Maintenance

* Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.

* Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.



Training

* Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training.



Compliance

* Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.

* Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.

* Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.

* Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.

* Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period.

* Must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.

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Qualifications:

* State issued, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (ProBoard) certifications as a minimum: Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials-Operations

* State issued EMT-P

* Current CPR/AED certification

* Must possess IDPH EMT-/P license

* Illinois FFII or Basic Ops certification

* AHA CPR card

* Valid Driver's License

* Successful background investigations with MVR, & criminal records,

* Physical fitness/agility

* Drug/alcohol screening

Education Requirements

* High School diploma or GED required.

EEO STATEMENT

Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

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