Full-Time Paramedic

Date: Jul 1, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department: EMS  

Pay:  $22.96 per hour

Work Schedule: Varied, Pittman Schedule

 

Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.

 

The paramedic provides patient care in accordance with KBEMS regulations and Sedgwick County Medical Society protocol compliance. Paramedics are to provide quality out of hospital care in a timely manner by safely assessing patients, performing advanced medical treatment to potentially avert life threatening emergencies and reduce morbidity; safely operate EMS vehicles including transporting patients to and from health care facilities; preparing and submitting reports; ensuring the stocking and safeguarding of vehicles, posts, equipment, supplies and medications. Paramedics will work under the direct supervision of a Sedgwick County EMS Crew Leader or Team Leader.

 

Quality out of hospital health care

  • Works to maintain a safe work environment and minimize risk of injury.
  • Provides emergency care, and transportation in accordance with both KBEMS regulations and Sedgwick County Medical Society Protocol requirements.
  • Determines most effective method of emergency treatment.
  • Applies basic and advanced life support.
  • Administers medications.
  • Undertakes appropriate invasive procedures
  • Coordinates care with receiving facilities.

 

Operational Readiness

  • Responds to emergency calls in an appropriate manner.
  • Ensure ambulance mechanical readiness to respond.
  • Ensure proper inventory and readiness of Emergency Medical Equipment.
  • Ensure proper inventory of medical supplies and medications.
  • Ensure proper inventory of personal and vehicle safety equipment.
  • Maintains a workplace that is clean and free of potentially infectious contaminates.
  • Proficient in all navigation tools to ensure prompt response. .
  • Communicates EMS operational readiness reports.

 

Documentation

  • Maintains accurate, complete, and timely records and files of patient care activities along with vehicle and station activities.
  • Mechanical checklist.
  • Document checklist for post supplies.
  • Ensuring all HIPAA paperwork is disposed of properly.
  • Ensure all paperwork required for billing purpose is filled out and faxed then placed in designated area.

 

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or equivalent. One year experience in Emergency Medical Care or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides required knowledge, skills, and abilities. Valid State of Kansas Driver’s License and State of Kansas Paramedic Certification. Applicant must be able to effectively communicate in English both written and oral form.

 

Preferred Qualifications: Associates degree. Two years’ experience as a Paramedic

 

 

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 


Nearest Major Market: Wichita