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,
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
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
In an Ambulance setting, the EMT will drive mobile intensive
care unit to a specified location, following instructions from
emergency medical dispatcher. Respond to emergency calls,
administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or
injured persons in pre-hospital settings. Obtain the patients'
medical history and vital statistics. Help assess the nature and
extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize the
patients for emergency needs and treatment procedures during
Utilize necessary medical equipment to treat the patient and
ascertains the extent of their injuries or illness. Communicate
with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide
information about the situation, to arrange transfer of patients,
report patient information to medical staff in a timely and
accurate manner, or to receive instructions for further
Ensure the ambulance is clean and washed and kept in a neat
orderly condition. After each call, restock and replace used
linens, blankets and other supplies, cleans all equipment following
appropriate disinfecting procedures, checks of all equipment so
that the ambulance is ready for the next run and maintains
ambulance in efficient operating condition.
Physical activities include, but not limited to, considerable
use of arms and legs and moving of whole body, such as climbing,
lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials.
Successfully complete at state approved Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) course that meets or exceeds the National
Emergency Services Education Standards. Attend continuing education
and training classes to maintain current certifications and/or
licensure. Keep abreast of new developments in the field, or
maintain existing knowledge.
In a Hospital based setting, EMTs under the direct supervision
of a Registered Nurse (RN) will assist in performing patient care
services and support activities of the patient care unit.
Demonstrate an understanding of the Emergency Department throughout
flow and anticipate workflow. Multi-skilled in order to provide
expanded bedside services. Knowledge of and utilize appropriate
age-related patient care protocols relating to the physical and
psychological needs of all ages of patients. Interact with patients
to build rapport or provide emotional support. Ability to work with
growth and development needs of a diverse population. Observe,
record, and report to physician the patient's vital signs, measures
input and output; collects non-invasive specimens; performs simple
diagnostic tests and obtains urine specimens and records all data
collected in the medical record. Responsible for preparing
equipment during basic examinations, diagnostic procedures, and
treatments using aseptic techniques.
Knowledge of medical terminology and medical equipment/supplies
and helps maintain equipment, orders supplies, and cleans and
restocks the treatment areas. Ability to safely assist with the
transfer of patients to and from procedural areas including but not
limited to Radiology and other areas. Ability to communicate
directly with physicians, nursing staff, patients, and patient
families and is responsible to report changes in the patient's
condition. Knowledge and be able to perform high quality basic life
support (BLS) and be able to apply and use a LUCAS device. Prepare
and position stable patients during transport.
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Position requires three months to one year of operations
Must have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
If working in Minnesota (MN), must hold a MN Emergency Medical
Technician (EMT) license.
If working in North Dakota (ND), must hold a ND EMT state
license and national registry status at an EMT-Basic 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 possess valid driver's license and good driving
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-41056