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Paramedic - Ambulance - Fargo - Full Time

Company: Sanford Health
Location: Fargo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Create Your Career With Us!Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.Facility: Fa Sanford AmbulanceLocation: Fargo, NDAddress: 2215 18th St S, Fargo, ND 58103, USAShift: 12 Hours Varied ShiftsJob Schedule: Full timeWeekly Hours: 42. 00Salary Range: $22.82 $30.71Pay Info: Eligible for new hire sign-on bonus!Union Position: YesDepartment DetailsFor over 60 years, Sanford Ambulance Fargo, has been providing world-class pre-hospital care to the community that we love.Who is Sanford Ambulance?We are a 9-1-1 ambulance service that handles approximately 35,000 calls for service annually in the Fargo, Moorhead, and West Fargo metro area, as well as portions of Cass County, ND and Clay County, MN. Sanford Ambulance deploys ambulances throughout the communities that we serve, utilizing Computer Aided Dispatch software that incorporates Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) data and GPS. This technology, combined with Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD) protocols insure that the quickest available unit and appropriate resources are dispatched to every emergency.In addition, we are:Hard-working professionals who are dedicated to delivering top-notch, compassionate care to our friends, family, neighbors, and community.Committed to strong community partnerships with other first responders and organizations that we work with on a daily basis.Reliable and dependable when our community needs help, we are there 24-hours/day, 7 days/week, every day of the year.Teams of paramedics and EMTs that take pride in what we do. It is our privilege to serve those who need our help, and we are passionate about providing the best care possible.A family we support each other through tough times, and best of all, we have fun together.Typical scheduling practices are 12-hour work shifts and a 4 day-on / 4 day-off rotation. Shift bids are completed twice annually based on employee seniority for actual shift start times.Depending operational scheduling needs, shifts may include: days, mid-days, nights, weekends, and holidays.NO scheduled on-call time required! Uniforms and continuing education are provided at no cost to the employee.Job SummaryParamedics demonstrate competency in trauma and medical situations and possess the knowledge and the necessary skills to provide lifesaving interventions in a pre-hospital setting. Administer emergency care and treatment and determine the nature and extent of illness or injury and establishes priority for required emergency care. Paramedics provide advanced medical care to patients. Complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics may need to assist and give direction to additional Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Responders at the scene and/or during transport.Paramedics, based on their assessment, will provide emergency care to adults, infants and children, medical and trauma patients. Determine the appropriate facility that patients should be transported to based on their knowledge of the condition of the patients and the extent of their injuries unless otherwise indicated by medical direction.Constantly assess the patient while in route to the emergency facility, administers additional care as indicated or given by medical direction. Paramedics may use equipment included in the medical transport environments. Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment at the emergency scene and in transit to the receiving facility staff for purposes of records and diagnostics.Paramedics will demonstrate good communication with the receiving facility to get medical direction and to provide patient's status and other critical information. Complete extensive written documentation on patient condition and treatment provided, as well as understand all applicable legal, moral and ethical issues surrounding the emergency medical service. Paramedics maintain communication with the patient and the family, comforts and reassures patients and be able to demonstrate concern and courtesy while maintaining confidentiality of the patient's information. Assist with patient care in the receiving facility; lifting and moving patients as required.Physical activities include but not limited to will require considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body; such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials. Attend training classes to maintain national certification, state licensure, and keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge. Depending on location of position, work hours will vary depending on patient needs. This may include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays.QualificationsCompletion of an accredited Paramedic Training Program required for licensing.Must have a thorough knowledge of paramedic principles, practices and techniques, knowledge of how various equipment such as a monitor or defibrillator work and how to troubleshoot problems that may arise.Requires current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) in state(s) of practice and/or possess multi-state licensure privileges as required by position.Hold national registry status at an EMT-Paramedic/Paramedic level. If the Individual does not hold the required state license upon hire, the individual must obtain the license(s) within 30 days of hire.Must maintain driver's license and good driving record if 21 years of age or older.Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification. Successfully complete Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) class.BenefitsSanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.Com/benefits .Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.Req Number: R-0102303Job Function: Emergency Medical ServicesFeatured: No

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