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Cataldo Ambulance Service Paramedic in Malden, Massachusetts

The EMT-Paramedic is responsible for the safe and efficient response, treatment, and transport of all persons requesting or requiring emergent or non-emergent medical services. II. Duties and Responsibilities Provide quality patient care in accordance with clinical operating policies, statewide protocols, and accepted standards of care Attend to all patients in a courteous, professional manner Operate the ambulance in accordance with safety rules and regulations; company policies and procedures; federal, state, and local laws, regulations, and statutes Complete a vehicle and equipment checklist at the beginning of each assigned shift. Inspect and clean the assigned vehicle and all equipment. Ensure compliance with minimum stock requirements, proper function and cleanliness of all equipment Complete and submit all documentation/paperwork requirements daily Provide appropriate documentation of patient intervention in the prehospital setting Communicate effectively with EMS agencies, physicians, and other health care providers Participate in monthly Mortality & Morbidity rounds in compliance with regional requirements Attend all mandated company training functions or submit proof of completing equivalent training to the Director of Education in a timely fashion Be knowledgeable of and comply with all company policies, procedures, and guidelines Maintain all required certifications as an active EMS provider and supply the Human Resources Department with valid copies of all certifications and driver?s license prior to their expiration dates Perform daily housekeeping duties at all assigned bases of operation Complete other duties as assigned by management III. Job Impact The EMT-Paramedic is a member of the Operations Division and is responsible for the effective treatment and safe transport of each patient. The Paramedic must maintain a constant state of readiness to respond to any and all calls as directed by the Dispatcher. IV. Job Authority The Paramedic exercises full authority over all the duties and responsibilities in this job description. The Paramedic cannot issue written warnings or discipline coworkers. V. Qualifications The Paramedic must be fully state certified as an EMT-P and also have certification in Advanced and Basic Cardiac Life Support, and posses a valid s license with an acceptable driving record. The Paramedic must maintain Region III and Region IV credentials. VI. Physical Requirements Must be able to lift and maneuver 150 pounds with assistance and without difficulty Must be able to walk up and down stairs without difficulty and the ability to lift and carry 150 pounds up and down two flights of stairs with assistance and without difficulty Must be able to sit for long periods of time Must be able to sit, stand, kneel for long periods of time Must be able to walk without difficulty and without affecting the immediate performance of job-related duties Must be able to bend, stoop and crawl as duties require Occasionally must be able to work in low light and confined spaces