Paramedic

Stewart County Board of Commissioners   Lumpkin, GA   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 21, 2021

Full-Time Paramedic
Work Hours/Shifts:
24/48 with a Kelly Day

Job Summary:

Under general supervision the Paramedic is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient care. The Paramedic provides basic and advanced life support for all ages,
utilizing protocols and on line medical
control. Works as a team member during transport and assess and provides patient care per department protocols. Adheres to the Georgia Department of Health rules and regulations and all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in
maintaining relationships that are equally
respectful to all.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
Basic computer skills
Ambulance transport knowledge (Preferred)
Completion of a Paramedic program
One-year patient care experience.
High School Diploma or equivalent.

Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:

Valid Georgia State Licensure, Department
of Health as a Paramedic.

Valid Class C Georgia Driver's license, and clean driving history
Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS)
Pediatric advanced life support (PALS) or Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)

Job Responsibilities:
Helps in completing medication, supplies and equipment inventories each shift, restocking as needed. Completes and submits logs as per department protocol.
Keeps the work environment clean and organized. Maintains the unit in a constant state of readiness.
Utilizes a working knowledge of the service areas and takes the most direct route to reach a destination. Operates emergency vehicles safely in a variety of weather and emergent conditions in accordance to established safety standards. Effectively communicates delays and updates to dispatch. Immediately reports any damage or vehicle issues to the supervisor.
Documents patient assessments, provides interventions with accurate administration and calculation of medications and the responses, as per department protocols' and DPH policy. Utilizes specific knowledge in emergency care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Works as a team member, able to effectively communicate with other health care members. Provides a complete verbal and written document for hand off of care and patient safety.
Follows department SOPs (standard operating procedures), treatment protocols' and use of available resources.
Any other duties as assigned.

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