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Job Title Critical Care Transport Paramedic
Location Lake City, FL
Department Field Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time, Part-time


Job Summary:

Provides high quality advanced life support including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Century’s Medical Directors within scope of practice; assesses the nature and extent of illness and injury to establish and prioritize care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility.

Join a winning team today! 

  • Credit for previous experience- new starting rates
  • Shift Differentials
  • 401(k) 
  • Life, Health, Dental, HSA
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Paid training and Continuing Education Tracking
  • Preceptor opportunities
  • Electronic reporting

What you will do as a CCT Paramedic:

  • Respond and deliver customer-oriented treatment and support to high-acuity patients in the transport environment under the direction of the Medical Directors and the referring and/or receiving physicians in accordance with SOGs, policies, and standards of care
  • Independently evaluate critically ill or injured patients of all age groups and provide appropriate emergency and therapeutic interventions throughout the continuum of care
  • Proactively identify minute changes in the patient’s status with subsequent rapid interventions all while maintaining open lines of communication with dispatch and receiving facility of patient condition
  • Continually operate as a patient advocate from inception of call to transfer of care while upholding compliance standards
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and their families, facility staff, members of other EMS agencies, as well as internal Century field crews and management
  • Generate accurate and thorough documentation on all required mediums to include electronic and paper charting with prompt response to any QA or audit inquiries
  • Maintain a minimum of 25 critical care continuing education units (CEUs) annually in clinical competencies including but not limited to: advanced airway management, chest tube, IV pumps, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), Impella assist device, external ventricular drain (EVD), invasive lines, and arterial hemodynamic monitoring
  • Participation in monthly case and performance improvement reviews of Century CCT transports with contribution from associate team members, Medical Directors, Training, Operations, Risk and Safety, and outside resources as applicable
  • Contribute and participate in community and public education events
  • Initiate and complete transports within scheduled shift, understanding that conclusion of these transports may require extend time beyond anticipated end time
  • Unit may be utilized for non-critical care transports in which crews are expected to perform

 

What it takes to be successful in this role:

  • Minimum of High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid driver license
  • 16-hour minimum Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC)
  • Florida Paramedic certificate
  • Successful completion of Critical Care or Flight Paramedic program from approved provider
  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS with CPR and AED)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Advanced Pediatric Life Support (PALS or PEPP)
  • Advanced trauma training (PHTLS or ITLS)
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