Paramedic

Paramedic in Amarillo, TX

Shift: 1st - Day
Hours: Varied
Schedule: Part Time

Unit Description:
BSA provides 24 hour paramedic care through our ambulance service, which responds to emergencies in Canyon and 825 square miles of Randall County. BSA EMS staffs two stations 24/7/365, one in northern Randall County and one in Canyon.

Job Summary:

The Paramedic is responsible for responding to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and transports the patient to a medical facility. Determine the nature & extent of the patient’s condition. Provides appropriate emergency care & transports patient when necessary. Assess injuries and renders emergency medical care to injured or ill individuals. Transport injured or sick individuals to medical facility.

Education/Licenses/Certifications:

Current TX Paramedic license is required

National Registry certification is preferred

Current ACLS, PHTLS, PALS or PEPP is required within 80 days of employment

American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR is required

Valid minimum Class C Texas Driver License with restriction “A” permissible

Must be 21 years of age or older with excellent driving record

Completion of the following Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency National Incident Management System (NIMS) courses: IS-100, IS-200, IS-700, IS-800.A is required within 80 days of employment

Qualifications/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Previous field experience is strongly preferred

Demonstrates competency handling emergencies utilizing all BLS equipment and skills in accordance with all local protocols and behavioral objectives in the US Department of Transportation EMT-Basic curriculum.

Use good judgment and remain calm in high stress situations including situations not covered by written or verbal instructions.

Calculate weight and volume ratios and read small print, both under life-threatening time constraints.

Accurately discern street sign and address numbers and able to read maps

Must have good critical thinking skills and perform duties under intermittent or continuous physiological duress

Must have excellent communication and customer service skills required

Schedule Details:
Status: Part-time

Shift: 1st Days

Hours: Varied

Days: Varied

Work Schedule: 12.00 hours (weekly shifts include 24-hour shift)

Weekends, on-call, and holidays may be required