Paramedic Position description: Under limited supervision, performs highly responsible duties of rendering emergency care and transportation to the ill and injured persons. The nature of the work requires extensive decision making abilities under pressure and also requires a calm, professional demeanor. Considerable health and physical strength requirements are necessary. Although safety and risk management measures are implemented wherever possible there remain numerous unavoidable aspects of this class which may place the Paramedic at risk of personal harm or illness resulting from the performance of their duties. Situations which may result in such personnel harm or illness include but are not limited to: driving of an emergency vehicle using lights and siren, exposure to hostile or combative patients, response to violent crime scenes, response to accidents involving hazardous chemical spills, exposure to communicable diseases; danger to moving traffic at highway/roadway accidents, response to hazardous environments, exposure to dirty needle sticks, and performance of certain high risk procedures in the delivery of advanced life support
Please contact us via email or by calling the station at 270-789-3135 if you have any questions at all. We do NOT believe these positions will be available very long at the $16.00/Hour rate. In a year you would have 832+ Hours in scheduled overtime at $24.00 per Hour.
Position requirements: Current Kentucky State Paramedic certification. Critical Care Endorsement preferred
Current Driver’s license and acceptable driving record.
Current CPR certification
Current ACLS certification.
PALS or equivalent, PHTLS or equivalent, NIMS certifications and Emergency Drivers Training recommended but not required for hire.
Drug test, Physical and criminal background check required.
Can assist you in getting some of the above requirements if necessary
Questions, you may call 270-789-3135 or email the Director of EMS at firstname.lastname@example.org