Paramedic Job Description

A Paramedic job description template to hire for your Healthcare department.

About the Paramedic Position

We're looking for a trained paramedic to be part of our team of healthcare professionals attending primarily out-of-hospital medical incidents. The job isn’t easy٫ but it is very rewarding.

Dealing mostly with emergencies٫ you must be committed and focused. To be competent in the role٫ the perfect candidate must be skilled and knowledgeable as well as self-motivated and compassionate.

The goal is to provide the best service you can to help people in need and save lives.

Paramedic Responsibilities

  • Operate ambulance equipment and respond to radio transmissions
  • Lead and coordinate the team responding to an emergency
  • Evaluate the patient’s condition on the scene and perform preliminary diagnosis
  • Attend to injuries or sudden illnesses by applying a variety of pre-hospital treatments - both straightforward and advanced (first aidŮ« CPRŮ« administering injections and oxygenŮ« etc.)Ů« or surgical procedures
  • Use tech equipment and tools to stabilize patients or provide immediate treatment
  • Monitor patient’s condition en route to the hospital
  • Collaborate with interested parties (policeŮ« firefighting unitŮ« doctorsŮ« etc.)
  • Write and submit concrete and accurate reports on incidents
  • Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards
  • Keep abreast with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training

Paramedic Requirements

  • Proven experience as a paramedic
  • Understanding of medical proceduresŮ« terminologyŮ« and medications
  • Ability to stay calm and make the right decisions in adverse conditions
  • Adaptable with a great deal of stamina
  • Excellent working knowledge of medical equipment and devices
  • Integrity and compassion towards human pain
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Certified CPR Instructor
  • High school diploma; Licensed Paramedic is a must

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