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Job Title Paramedic
Location Ft. Lauderdale - Broward County, FL
Department Field Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Part-time, Full-time


Who we are:

ProTransport-1 is the premier provider of comprehensive medical transport services in the San Francisco Bay area, Central Valley and Sacramento areas. With a customer-friendly vision and cutting-edge technological solutions, we are one of the “Fastest Growing Private Companies in America,” according to INC. Magazine. Founded on the principles of “Professional, Courteous, and On-Time” mobile care, ProTransport-1 has the best interests of customers in mind every time. Based in Cotati with sites across Northern California, ProTransport-1 has openings for Paramedics who want to be actively involved with a growing company.

 

What You’ll do as a Paramedic:

  • Respond to BLS and ALS inter-facility transports, scene calls and 9-1-1 in some counties
  • Assess and monitor the condition of ill and/or injured patients
  • Provide basic and advanced life support, including comprehensive patient assessment, invasive airway management, cardiac monitoring and administration of medications
  • Provide an immediate course of treatment en route to hospital or receiving facility
  • Assess whether and how to move patients and when appropriate, the most appropriate destination
  • Liaison with members of other facilities, such as police, fire, hospitals, senior living facilities and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate level of response is provided
  • Interact with members of the general public as well as family members present at the scene
  • Clean, decontaminate and check vehicles and equipment to maintain a state of operational readiness
  • Assist with patient care in hospitals or health care centers
  • Produce thorough patient care reports including the patient’s history, condition, and treatment

 

What it Takes to be Successful in this Role:

  • Be confident and accept the challenge and high degree of responsibility entailed in this position
  • Excellent clinical judgment and critical thinking skills
  • Possess analytical skills and the capability of applying them effectively in stressful situations
  • Ability to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient
  • Ability to act independently in a constantly changing environment
  • Maintain composure while working in stressful situations
  • Capable of adapting to situations that may contain violence and emotional instability in a multicultural setting

 

Other Requirements:

  • Successfully pass a background investigation and pre-employment physical including drug and alcohol testing
  • Must have a clean DMV record
  • Must be 21 years of age
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Bilingual is a plus
  • Must demonstrate a compassionate attitude towards all customers, their friends and family, and your coworkers
  • Must maintain current industry standards through continuing education
  • Must have the following certifications:
    • CPR (Instructor-based with AED)
    • California Paramedic Card, current
    • Medical Examiner’s Card (DL-51)
    • California Driver License
    • California Ambulance Driver License
    • County Accreditation Card preferred but not required
    • PALS or PEPP
    • ACLS
    • ITLS or PHTLS
    • ICS100.a or ICS100.b
    • ICS200.a or ICS200.b
    • ICS700
    • ICS800

 

Pay and Benefits:

  • Compensation: Refer to Collective Bargaining Agreement
  • Non-exempt
  • Medical, Dental, and Chiropractic
  • 401(k) Retirement plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary Benefits: Vision and Aflac
  • Earned Time Off
  • Holiday pay

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