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Paramedic

Forest Ambulance Service, Inc.

Henrico, VA
6 days ago
Henrico, VA
6 days ago
Company Description

We are a family-owned small business minority enterprise, proudly celebrating over 30 years of professional ambulance transportation and public service in Richmond, Virginia and surrounding counties. We are licensed to transport patients who require both basic and advanced life support functions.

We started in 1984 with one ambulance, and three employees, two of which were the founding owners and who continue to operate and assist the organization. We have been open every day since, operating 24 hours and 365 days each year.



Job Description

A Paramedic functions as a primary care provider in the pre-hospital setting , the Paramedic is responsible for all aspects of care provided to the sick and injured; including:

 

  • Providing Advanced Life Support, including patient assessment/treatment within their scope of practice, cardiac monitoring, management of IV Pumps and Ventilators, and transporting patients to the appropriate facilities
  • Possessing the knowledge and ability to operate a Class I, II, or III ambulance with due regard of citizens in emergent and non-emergent conditions in all variety of weather conditions.
  •  Ability to navigate through multiple jurisdictions, including interstate, via maps, GPS, or general knowledge in order to transport a patient to the designated facility.
  • Maintain general cleanliness inside and outside of his or her ambulance, pre and post patient care.
  •  Understand all applicable legal, moral and ethical issues surrounding emergency medical service.
  •  Dedication to learning through continuing education and self maintenance of licensures and certifications. 
  • Documentation of all patient care that is formal and precise in a timely manner.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

Mandatory:

  • Current Virginia Paramedic certification
  • Current CPR for Healthcare Providers is Required for all Applicants
  • Current ACLS & PALS Certifications is Required for all Applicants
  • 21 years of age, Valid Virginia Driver's license with Virginia EVOC (or equivalency)
  • Non-Driving Applicants can be 18 years of age
  • Must pass a criminal background check, drug screen, and provide a current Virginia DMV report.

Preferred:

  • Current Valid National Registry Paramedic certification
  • PHTLS, GEMS, AMLS
  • Familiarity with iOS & Windows 8/10 Pro
  • 1 year of experience as a cleared Paramedic

 

 

 


Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Employment applications can be found on our website at the following URL: http://forestambulance.com/employment.html , they may be mailed, faxed securely to (804) 482-5429, or attached and E-Mailed through SmartRecruiters.com. 

Please contact us for additional information and/or inquiries. We look forward to your communication.

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Paramedic Basic in Richmond, VA

Global Medical Response, Inc.

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago

Job Description Summary : Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.
With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.
POSITION SUMMARY:
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.
• Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
• Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion.
• Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed.
• Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time.
• Continuously maintain all required certifications.
• Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
• Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
• Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
• Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
• Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations.
• Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.
• Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel.
• Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient interaction.
• 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.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Meets and communicates with existing customers/staff members (including skilled nursing, assisted living, and hospital facilities) on a regular basis to ensure that AMR is meeting their needs. Reports these interactions to the operations and/or account manager on a regular basis.
• Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
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:
Education/Licensing/Certification:
• 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.
Experience:
• Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.

 

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

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Paramedic Basic - Hopewell in Richmond, VA

Global Medical Response, Inc.

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago

Job Description Summary : Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.
With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.
POSITION SUMMARY:
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.
• Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
• Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion.
• Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed.
• Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time.
• Continuously maintain all required certifications.
• Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
• Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
• Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
• Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
• Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations.
• Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.
• Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel.
• Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient interaction.
• 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.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Meets and communicates with existing customers/staff members (including skilled nursing, assisted living, and hospital facilities) on a regular basis to ensure that AMR is meeting their needs. Reports these interactions to the operations and/or account manager on a regular basis.
• Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
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:
Education/Licensing/Certification:
• 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.
Experience:
• Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.

 


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

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Paramedic Basic - Spotsylvania in Richmond, VA

Global Medical Response, Inc.

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago

Job Description Summary : Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.
With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.
POSITION SUMMARY:
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.
• Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
• Communicate with patient and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given, and to show compassion.
• Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed.
• Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time.
• Continuously maintain all required certifications.
• Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback.
• Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR.
• Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call.
• Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times.
• Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations.
• Ability to work past scheduled shift with little or no notice.
• Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel.
• Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient interaction.
• 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.
Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Meets and communicates with existing customers/staff members (including skilled nursing, assisted living, and hospital facilities) on a regular basis to ensure that AMR is meeting their needs. Reports these interactions to the operations and/or account manager on a regular basis.
• Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.
• Perform other duties as assigned.
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:
Education/Licensing/Certification:
• 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.
Experience:
• Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.

 


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

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Paramedic PRN

HCA

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Description
Standard
Qualifications:

Are you passionate about delivering superior, patient-centered care? At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Paramedic PRN today with Parham Doctors Hospital.



Our employees come first. We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. As a PRN employee you can plan for your future by participating in our 401k program.


You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients’ lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Paramedic PRN like you to be a part of our team.





The Paramedic PRN assists the licensed nurse with the initialpatient assessment, in triage, monitor patient for arrythmias, measure andrecord patient’s input and output, hang crystalloid IV fluids at prescribedrate, and assist physicians with central line insertions, lumbar punctures,defibrillation, cardioversion, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, arteriallines, and suturing.

  • You will insert oral/nasal airways; connect patient to oxygen and monitor.
  • Perform 12-lead EKG.
  • You will initiate and discontinue peripheral intravenous catheters; insert foley catheters
  • Perform CPR, finger stick glucose monitoring, oral suctioning

You may perform the followingprocedures as approved by the EMS Medical Director:

  • Perform needle chest decompression; defibrillation, cardioversion, and transcutaneous pacing; endotracheal and nasotracheal intubation.
  • Insert intraosseous lines.
  • Perform endotracheal suctioning
  • Administer fleet enemas.
  • Insertion of external jugular intravenous catheters

Henrico Doctors’ Hospital (Parham Campus), a 200-bed acute care facility is located in the upbeat, West End area of Richmond, minutes from the historic University of Richmond campus and a short drive from the beautiful outdoor mall, Short Pump Town Center. Parham Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, making it a very reputable and secure organization to work with. HCA is one of the largest healthcare systems throughout the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!


Parham Doctor's Hospital Awards and Recognitions:

  • Recipient of Healthgrades 2019 Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ and 2019 Joint Replacement Excellence Award™
  • These distinctions put Parham Doctors' Hospital in the top 5% of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide
  • The Joint Commission awarded the Orthopedic Program the Gold Seal of Approval for hip replacement, knee replacement and spinal fusion
Parham Doctors' Hospital Emergency Department:
  • 18 Bed ER.
  • Mixed patient population like Behavioral Health, Geriatric, Ortho, Pediatric etc.
  • Joint Commission Certified Primary Stroke Center - we have been certified for providing critical treatments for improved outcomes in long-term stroke care
  • Certified Chest Pain Center accredited by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care, streamlining the treatment process to improve outcomes
  • Behavioral Health Services to quickly triage patients with behavioral health needs
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Emergency Room Paramedic Part Time

HCA

Hopewell, VA
30+ days ago
Hopewell, VA
30+ days ago
Description
Standard
Qualifications:


Founded in 1915, John Randolph Medical Center has grown into a 147-bed facility committed and dedicated to serving the entire Tri-Cities Region. John Randolph has been recognized for four consecutive years as one of The Joint Commission’s Top Performing Hospitals and have obtained The Joint Commission’s disease specific accreditation for our Hip and Knee Replacement Programs. John Randolph Medical Center has also received recognition from the American Association of Respiratory Care and our emergency room is stroke and chest pain accredited.

Benefits we offer:
  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Options
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Student Loan Repayment
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Seeking a highly skilled and licensed emergency room paramedic to join our patient care team in our fast-paced emergency room. In this role, you will assist the ER team in the care of patients with minor to acute or critical conditions. Our team is amazing, we consider ourselves a family who work hard to support each other and we are looking for someone who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. If that is you, come be a part of what makes us great and apply today!
  • You will relay information regarding patient health assessments to ER nurses.
  • Your primary function will be to collaborate with the nurses in the implementation of patient care plans and chart patient responses to applied interventions.
  • You will attend meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy.
  • You must also assist the ER staff in ensuring patient safety.
  • You will maintain competence with the Meditech system.

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Emergency Room Paramedic PRN

HCA

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Description
Standard
Qualifications:
See why our employees love working at Chippenham Hospital
As one of the largest facilities in the nation’s largest hospital system (HCA), Chippenham Hospital provides the full scope of healthcare services. With 466 beds, we specialize in heart care at the Levinson Heart Hospital and emotional and mental health services through the Tucker Pavilion. Our ER is also a state-authorized Provisional Level I trauma center and we offer Central Virginia’s only Pediatric ER staffed 24/7 by pediatric-trained ER nurse and physician specialists.
The Emergency Room at Chippenham Hospital:
  • Provisional Level 1 Trauma Center
  • 50 Bed ED
  • Dedicated 10 Bed Pediatric ED
  • Dedicated 5 Bed Psych ED
  • Busiest ED in the city
  • 2 Helipads - Rooftop Helipad is LARGEST in the State!
  • Chest Pain and Stroke Accredited
  • Dedicated Point of Care Testing
  • Mid-Level Provider in triage 7 days a week
  • Fast Track open 7 days a week from 0700-2300
What Sets Us Apart
"I am new to the ER and what I love most is how friendly the co-workers are. This ER is AMAZING!" – AW
"I enjoy the staff that I work with and the challenging patients" – TH
"I love my co-workers, the leadership team, and the flexibility"- ES
Seeking a highly skilled and licensed emergency room paramedic to join our patient care team in our fast-paced emergency room. In this role, you will assist the ER team in the care of patients with minor to acute or critical conditions. Our team is amazing, we consider ourselves a family who work hard to support each other and we are looking for someone who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. If that is you, come be a part of what makes us great and apply today!
  • You will relay information regarding patient health assessments to ER nurses.
  • Your primary function will be to collaborate with the nurses in the implementation of patient care plans and chart patient responses to applied interventions.
  • You must attend meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy.
  • You will assist the ER staff in ensuring patient safety.
  • As a member of the ER team, you will maintain competence with the Meditech system.


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Emergency Room Paramedic PRN

HCA

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Description
Standard
Qualifications:
See why our employees love working at Johnston Willis Hospital!
We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.
The Emergency Room at Johnston Willis Hospital:
  • Level III Trauma Center - focus in geriatric trauma
  • 24 beds and 3 Fast Track beds
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • High Oncology Population (adjacent to Sarah Cannon Oncology Center)

Seeking a highly skilled and licensed emergency room paramedic to join our patient care team in our fast-paced emergency room. In this role, you will assist the ER team in the care of patients with minor to acute or critical conditions. Our team is amazing, we consider ourselves a family who work hard to support each other and we are looking for someone who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. If that is you, come be a part of what makes us great and apply today!
  • You will relay information regarding patient health assessments to ER nurses.
  • Your primary function will be to collaborate with the nurses in the implementation of patient care plans and chart patient responses to applied interventions.
  • You must attend meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy.
  • You will assist the ER staff in ensuring patient safety.
  • As a member of the ER team, you will maintain competence with the Meditech system.

What Sets Us Apart:

“I love my co-workers and the ability to help others”
“I love the patient population, my leadership, and flexibility of schedule. There is always a learning opportunity and a fast paced environment”
“Colleagues make it fun to be at work, we have a great relationship with our ED providers, and flexible scheduling”
“Great learning experiences, fast paced, great people”
“Amazing co-workers keep me in good spirits even when the work is difficult”
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Emergency Department Paramedic

HCA

Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Richmond, VA
30+ days ago
Description
Standard
Qualifications:
See why our employees love working at Johnston Willis Hospital!
We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.
The Emergency Room at Johnston Willis Hospital:
  • Level III Trauma Center - focus in geriatric trauma
  • 24 beds and 3 Fast Track beds
  • Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • High Oncology Population (adjacent to Sarah Cannon Oncology Center)

What Sets Us Apart:

“I love my co-workers and the ability to help others”
“I love the patient population, my leadership, and flexibility of schedule. There is always a learning opportunity and a fast paced environment”
“Colleagues make it fun to be at work, we have a great relationship with our ED providers, and flexible scheduling”
“Great learning experiences, fast paced, great people”
“Amazing co-workers keep me in good spirits even when the work is difficult”

Benefits we offer:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K Options
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
Seeking a highly skilled and licensed emergency room paramedic to join our patient care team in our fast-paced emergency room. In this role, you will assist the ER team in the care of patients with minor to acute or critical conditions. Our team is amazing, we consider ourselves a family who work hard to support each other and we are looking for someone who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. If that is you, come be a part of what makes us great and apply today!
  • You will relay information regarding patient health assessments to ER nurses.
  • Your primary function will be to collaborate with the nurses in the implementation of patient care plans and chart patient responses to applied interventions.
  • You must attend meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy.
  • You will assist the ER staff in ensuring patient safety.
  • As a member of the ER team, you will maintain competence with the Meditech system.
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EMT-Intermediate or Paramedic ALS Provider

City of Hopewell, VA

City of Hopewell, VA
17 days ago
City of Hopewell, VA
17 days ago
Performs intermediate protective services work primarily providing emergency medical services on an ambulance.  Assists with non-interior fire suppression to citizens, performs inspections, prevention, and public safety education services, and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under moderate supervision.
Job Type: Regular Full-Time
Location: City of Hopewell, Virginia
Agency: Hopewell Fire & Rescue

Posted

6 days ago

Description

Company Description

We are a family-owned small business minority enterprise, proudly celebrating over 30 years of professional ambulance transportation and public service in Richmond, Virginia and surrounding counties. We are licensed to transport patients who require both basic and advanced life support functions.

We started in 1984 with one ambulance, and three employees, two of which were the founding owners and who continue to operate and assist the organization. We have been open every day since, operating 24 hours and 365 days each year.



Job Description

A Paramedic functions as a primary care provider in the pre-hospital setting , the Paramedic is responsible for all aspects of care provided to the sick and injured; including:

 

  • Providing Advanced Life Support, including patient assessment/treatment within their scope of practice, cardiac monitoring, management of IV Pumps and Ventilators, and transporting patients to the appropriate facilities
  • Possessing the knowledge and ability to operate a Class I, II, or III ambulance with due regard of citizens in emergent and non-emergent conditions in all variety of weather conditions.
  •  Ability to navigate through multiple jurisdictions, including interstate, via maps, GPS, or general knowledge in order to transport a patient to the designated facility.
  • Maintain general cleanliness inside and outside of his or her ambulance, pre and post patient care.
  •  Understand all applicable legal, moral and ethical issues surrounding emergency medical service.
  •  Dedication to learning through continuing education and self maintenance of licensures and certifications. 
  • Documentation of all patient care that is formal and precise in a timely manner.

 

 

 

Qualifications

 

Mandatory:

  • Current Virginia Paramedic certification
  • Current CPR for Healthcare Providers is Required for all Applicants
  • Current ACLS & PALS Certifications is Required for all Applicants
  • 21 years of age, Valid Virginia Driver's license with Virginia EVOC (or equivalency)
  • Non-Driving Applicants can be 18 years of age
  • Must pass a criminal background check, drug screen, and provide a current Virginia DMV report.

Preferred:

  • Current Valid National Registry Paramedic certification
  • PHTLS, GEMS, AMLS
  • Familiarity with iOS & Windows 8/10 Pro
  • 1 year of experience as a cleared Paramedic

 

 

 



Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. Employment applications can be found on our website at the following URL: http://forestambulance.com/employment.html , they may be mailed, faxed securely to (804) 482-5429, or attached and E-Mailed through SmartRecruiters.com. 

Please contact us for additional information and/or inquiries. We look forward to your communication.

 

Source: Forest Ambulance Service, Inc.