Century Ambulance Paramedic - Full and Part time opportunities in Lake City, Florida

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Century Ambulance is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer dedicated to a policy of compliance with all federal, state, and local laws regarding nondiscrimination in employment. No questions included in our application process are intended to secure information to be used for unlawful purposes. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, protected veteran status or national origin. Consistent with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), applicants may request accommodations needed to participate in the application process.

What it takes to be successful as a Paramedic:

  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent

  • Clear & active State of Florida Paramedic license

  • Valid Driver's License

  • ACLS Provider certification

  • ICS100

  • ICS700

  • PALS or PEPP Provider certification(preferred)

  • ITLS or PHTLS Provider certification(preferred)

  • Regular, reliable attendance

  • 16-hour Emergency Vehicle Operations Certificate (preferred)

  • Upon offer of employments candidates must successfully pass background, DMV, and pre-employment testing

What you will do as a Paramedic:

  • Respond to BLS and ALS inter-facility transports, scene calls and 9-1-1 in some counties

  • Assess and monitor the condition of ill and/or injured patients

  • Provide basic and advanced life support, including comprehensive patient assessment, invasive airway management, cardiac monitoring and administration of medications

  • Provide an immediate course of treatment en route to hospital or receiving facility

  • Assess whether and how to move patients and when appropriate, the most appropriate destination

  • Liaison with members of other facilities, such as police, fire, hospitals, senior living facilities and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate level of response is provided

  • Interact with members of the general public as well as family members present at the scene

  • Clean, decontaminate and check vehicles and equipment to maintain a state of operational readiness

  • Assist with patient care in hospitals or health care centers

  • Produce thorough patient care reports including the patient’s history, condition, and treatment

Physical / Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Walk -- frequently, up to 10 hours per day

  • Run -- infrequently, 1-2 minutes per day

  • Stand -- frequently, up to 10 hours per day

  • Sit -- frequently, up to 8 hours per day

  • Kneel -- frequently, 10-16 times per day

  • Bend/Squat -- frequently, 10-16 times per day

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 250 lbs. infrequently (1-4 times per shift)

  • Must be able to lift, push, pull, carry 150 lbs. frequently (6-12 times per shift)

  • Must be able to climb stairs while carrying up to 150 lbs.

  • Coordinate multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Collect, interpret, and/or analyze complex data and information

  • Understand and respond to a diverse population

  • Utilize fine motor coordination, clear speech, and good visual acuity