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  • Effingham, IL 62401
  • AMR

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American Medical Response • Effingham, IL

Posted 19 days ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - High School
Healthcare - Health Services
Health Care

Job Description

Req ID: 99644

Entity: AMR

$3,000 Sign-On Bonus for Qualified FT Paramedics

Department: Operations Location: Abbott EMS/AMR - Effingham, IL

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.
  • 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 the company Safety and Driving policy.
  • Successfully pass the Physical Agility Test.

  • Competitive pay
  • Tuition discounts
  • Opportunities for professional growth
  • Quality field experience
  • Response to nationwide disasters as requested by FEMA
  • Clinical Save Dinner and Awards Presentation
  • Excellent full-time benefit package including medical, dental, life, vision, disability and 401(k) plans with company match
  • Bi-weekly accrual of Paid Time Off (PTO) hours - Three weeks off within your first year of full-time employment!
  • Uniform allowance
  • Ability to transfer to other AMR locations nationwide
EOE including Veterans and Disabled

Job ID: 99644-en_US
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