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Paramedic

Acadian Ambulance Service


Location:
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Date:
07/12/2017
2017-07-122017-08-11
Job Type:
Employee
Job Status:
Full Time
Categories:
  • EMT
  • Paramedic
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Job Details

To provide appropriate, efficient and timely pre-hospital Advanced, Intermediate and Basic Life Support care and transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with local, state national and Acadian Ambulance standards of practice.

The ability to maintain all appropriate certifications and licensure regarding driving and the performance of Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced Life Support procedures.  The ability to drive in normal and adverse conditions.  Skilled in the use of maps.  Excellent knowledge of the rules of driving for emergency and non-emergency situations.  The ability to think and act quickly and responsibly in stressful situations.  Excellent knowledge of common physical illnesses, minor and acute emergencies, and the symptoms of each. Skillful in the performance of Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Life Support emergency and non-emergency procedures and in the use of all equipment maintained on an ambulance.  The ability to perform and act professionally as outlined in the standards of Acadian Ambulance Service.  The ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally with a good knowledge of medical terminology.  Skilled in the use of electronic communication devices, computers, radios, etc.  The ability to deal sympathetically with patients and others.  The ability to act professionally with other employees, emergency service providers, healthcare workers and the general public.  Excellent knowledge of Company policy and procedures and the ability to perform to those standards.

Requirements

Completion of High School education with successful graduation or Graduation Equivalency Diploma; certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians; Certification by the Louisiana or Texas Bureau of EMS as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic; certification as a Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiac Care Provider by the American Heart Association; certification as an Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider by the American Heart Association; licensed driver in the State of Louisiana maintaining a Louisiana Class "D" driver's license or a Class " " in Texas.  Additional certifications in NALS, PALS, PHTLS, PEEP, and other specialized categories of care are desired and beneficial but not required for this position at this time.

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