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Paramedic

Commonwealth Health Corporation

This is a Contract position in Lexington, KY posted April 24, 2022.

Position Summary Performs and/or assists with the assessment, management and transport, within scope of practice, of persons ill or injured, under the supervision of on or off-line medical control.

Minimum Qualifications Work Experience Previous pre-hospital or clinical patient care experience is preferred.

Education Associates degree in Paramedicine preferred.

Certifications/Licensure Kentucky Licensed Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic required.

Advanced Cardiac Life Support required.

Valid drivers license required.

Motor vehicle record check required and will be performed annually.

Job Specific Performance Standards The duties listed below are a summary of the major essential functions of this position.

The position may require other duties, both major and minor, that are not mentioned, and specific functions may change from time to time.

Assessment of patient(s) to determine appropriate level of care needed.

Initiates proper course of action (uses BLS/ALS progression as appropriate, recognizes and arranges for needed resources, etc.).

Follows local and national guidelines in initial management of cardiovascular, cerebrovascular or other medical emergencies or potential emergencies.

Performs trauma care (i.e.

bleeding control, splinting, immobilization, etc.) as appropriate.

Uses, cleans and replenishes patient care supplies and equipment according to department and corporate guidelines.

Adheres to department and corporate guidelines regarding infection control and personal protective equipment.

Operates company vehicle.

Adheres to driving laws and regulations and assures safe operation of vehicle.

Conducts general maintenance checks on company vehicle.

Reports maintenance issues.

Maintains record of maintenance checks.

Maintains current proof of certifications/license on file in department files.

Reliably attends department and corporate required in-service/training.

Documents patient demographic data, assessment findings, treatment and procedures performed and other pertinent information on patient care report.

Documents demographic data, insurance information; obtains signatures as required for billing purposes.

Maintains department buildings, vehicles and equipment according to department guidelines.