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.
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Facility: FM Ambulance
Location: Fargo, ND
Address: 2215 18th St S, Fargo, ND 58103,
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 42.00
For over 60 years, F-M Ambulance has been providing world-class
pre-hospital care to the community we love.
- We are an Advanced Life Support service that serves the cities
of Fargo, ND, West Fargo, ND and Moorhead, MN as well as portions
of Cass county ND, and Clay county MN- which covers a total
population of approximately 240,000 citizens.
- We are committed to strong community partnerships with other
first responders and organizations throughout our community.
- We are reliable and dependable – when our community needs help,
we are there 24-hrs/day, 7 days/week, every day of the year. We are
a fast-paced ambulance service with an annual call volume exceeding
30,000 calls for service per year.
- Our team members typically work 12-hour shifts (4 days on/4
days off) with no on-call time required!
- Our teams of Paramedics and EMTs take pride in what they do. It
is our privilege to serve those who need our help, and we are
passionate about providing the best care possible.
- We are a family – we support each other through tough times,
and best of all, we have fun together.
What can you expect from F-M Ambulance?
- Cutting edge equipment and protocols such as Stryker PowerLoad
stretcher systems, LifePak 15 cardiac monitors, Hamilton and Zoll
ventilators, LUCAS devices, and RSI capabilities to provide the
best care in our area.
- We have a unique field training and mentoring program to ensure
new and experienced EMS providers are set up for success from their
very first day.
- Opportunities to be involved in various committees: Safety,
clinical quality assurance, disaster preparedness/MCI, and tactical
- Career advancement opportunities: EMT, Paramedic, Crew Leader 1
& 2, Charge paramedic, Field Training Officer (FTO), and Field
- Our team has access to an employee assistance program and a
peer assistance crisis team (PACT) to assist team members through
- Uniforms and continuing education opportunities are provided at
Generous Sign-on Bonus Available 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
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.
Completion of an accredited Paramedic Training Program required
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
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.
Sanford 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, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
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 email@example.com .
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.
Job Function: Emergency Medical Services
Req Number: R-44181