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Paramedic PRN

at City of League City

Pay: up to $18.03/hour
$18.03 - $
Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Part Time,Contract/Temporary,On Call
Job Reference #: 2562186

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Paramedics for League City provide immediate response to 911 calls and, as the first healthcare provider at the scene of emergency situations, evaluate these emergencies and provide medical care to the sick and injured.  This is a safety sensitive and/or DOT position.  As such, you will be required to participate in random drug testing at the city.

Example of Duties

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

  • Provides citizens of League City and surrounding communities with emergency medical care and transportation to hospitals.
  • Documents all medical calls and medical treatment provided in ESO Solutions system.
  • Assesses patient conditions and determines course of action to stabilize the patient.
  • Serves as team lead for EMS scenes while working with lower level EMS personnel.
  • Provides prehospital medical care during emergency situations to include Basic Life, Advanced Life, and Advanced Cardiac Life Support activities.
  • Administers intravenous, intramuscular, subcutaneous, and oral medications.
  • Evaluates patient condition, determines course of treatment, and performs advanced airway procedures if necessary.
  • Monitors the condition of patients transported to an Emergency Department.
  • Maintains equipment; checks and replaces damaged and used supplies; and cleans the fire station.
  • Performs related work as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • Six (6) months of training beyond High school diploma (or GED equivalent)
  • At least one (1) to three (3) years of Emergency Medical Service experience
  • Required to pass League City's Protocol written exam and oral scenario within three (3) months of date of hire and maintain authorization annually to work under this protocol while employed by the City
Required Licenses or Certifications
  • Completion of TDHS EMT-P or LP
  • Advanced Cardiac Life support training
  • Valid Texas Driver's License

Supplemental Information

Knowledge of:

  • Medical equipment and inventory.
  • English grammar, spelling, punctuation
  • Modern office procedures, methods and computer equipment
Skill in:
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships
  • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
Ability to:
  • Assess and diagnose patients with medical complaints.
  • Remain calm and customer focused during highly stressful situations
  • Identify mechanical issues with the ambulance and medical equipment
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions
  • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files
  • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries