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Full-time/Part-time Paramedic

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  EMS 

Pay:  $17.81 per hour 

Work Schedule: Varied 

 

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 provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Human Resources by phone at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Do not use this phone number for employment questions. This number is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.


Nearest Major Market: Wichita