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Ambulance EMT Paramedic

Riverside Medical Center Kankakee Full-Time
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The EMT-P acts as an attendant on patient transports in accordance with Riverside Emergency Medical Services Systems Policies and Procedures; acts as a liaison between the patient and Emergency Room staff, the staff and the patient's family and other health care professionals. Readily assists team members to learn and understand new theories and treatments. May be asked to act as Shift Commander. May be asked to act as proctor for EMT-B/I/P students in the Riverside EMS system.

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required, Associate degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills
  • Ability to organize
  • Familiartiy with use of two-way radio operations for emergency ambulance dispatching
  • Familiar with medical terminology
  • Typing, computers, and calculations

    License or Certification Requirements:

  • State of Illinois licensure as an EMT-Paramedic
  • Valid Illinois Driver's License
  • Evidence of driving record up to 7 years may be required to meet insurability in Riverside's insurance program
  • Insurability in Riverside's insurance program is a requirement of the position
  • Certificate in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation
  • Certificate in Pediatric Advanced Life Support preferred
  • Certificate in Advanced Cardiac Life Support preferred
  • Certificate in Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support preferred


Work Schedule: Varies

FTE: 0.001000

Location: Atrium


  • Completes daily and monthly duties with little supervision.
  • Effectively communicates patient information to the hospital via the MERCI and cell phone utilizing the patient information communication sheet. (Radio Log sheet)
  • EMT completes necessary forms with appropriate documentation
  • EMT constantly promotes a positive attitude towards their job and promotes positive teamwork with peers.
  • Is respectful and courteous to fellow team members.
  • Provides patient care in a positive manner working as a team to better the patient outcomes.
  • Responds to calls in a timely basis

Riverside Healthcare is revolutionizing care using leading-edge technology to diagnose and treat patients. We are ranked top in the nation for performance in neurosurgery, orthopedics, and heart surgery and have also been named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven Health Analytics seven times. Riverside is nationally recognized for our specialty programs in obstetrics, trauma, oncology, rehabilitation, geriatrics, occupational health, psychiatric services, and treatment of alcohol and chemical dependency, as well as patient safety. We combine innovation and convenience at state-of-the-art facilities located in communities throughout the greater Kankakee area.

Riverside Medical Center proves that truly progressive medicine is being delivered in Chicago’s southwest suburbs and East Central Illinois. Join a team that is not only concerned with providing the best care possible but also with offering a work environment of advancement and growth. Riverside is a place that embraces a culture where opinions count and dedication is respected, where superior performance is rewarded with competitive salaries and excellent benefits.


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Riverside HealthCare a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. Riverside HealthCare is comprised of four entities:

Riverside Medical Center is located in Kankakee, Illinois, and is part of Riverside HealthCare, a fully integrated healthcare system serving the needs of patients throughout the counties of Kankakee, Iroquois, Will, Grundy and beyond. Riverside Medical Center is a 325-bed hospital that provides a full scope of inpatient and outpatient care. Riverside is a nationally recognized, award-winning hospital with leading programs in heart care, cancer care, neurosurgery and orthopedics. It is the area’s only Magnet® Recognized hospital and has been named a 100 Top Hospital four years in a row. Riverside also operates several community, primary and specialty health centers throughout the region.

Sojourn, a Riverside community, addresses the health care needs of the area’s elderly population. The four facilities that are a part of Riverside Senior Living Center include: Butterfield Court, an assisted living facility, Miller Center, a skilled nursing facility and Westwood Oaks/Westwood Estates, independent retirement communities.

Oakside Corporation operates the Riverside Health Fitness Center and also coordinates community counseling programs, pharmacy, health equipment sales and leasing and home health care.

Riverside HealthCare Foundation raises funds for the health system for use in facility construction and repair, new equipment acquisition, community health care education initiatives and clinical research.

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