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Company: American Medical Response (AMR), A GMR Company
Location: Arvada
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Immediate EMT and Paramedic Opportunities - Arvada (Denver) CO and Surrounding Areas!! Competitive Increased Starting Wages, Signing Bonuses plus Transfer and Promotion Opportunities to inspire professional growth over the course of your career - Apply and Connect with us to learn more! The Emergency Medical Technician (EMT ) and Paramedic (EMT-P) responds to emergent and non-emergent requests for medical assistance and delivers high quality patient care, treatment, and customer service in the most expedient, professional, safe, caring, and cost-effective manner possible within the prescribed scope of practice, established protocols and Company policies. RESPONSIBILITIES Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol. Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care. Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls. Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care. Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information. Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed. Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time. Continuously maintain all required certifications. Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR. Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call. Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times. Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations. Reports immediately to the on duty supervisor and/or account manager any incident involving a negative customer and/or patient interaction. Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner. Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in various environments to interview patient, family members, and bystanders. Discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's condition and to the treatment given. Converse with dispatcher and EMS providers via phone or radio as to status of patient. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test Aptitudes required for work of this nature are good physical stamina, endurance, and body condition that would not be adversely affected by frequently having to walk, stand, lift, carry, and balance at times. Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Must be at least 18 years of age; some prior work experience in a health care system preferred Education: High school diploma or GED Effective oral and written communication skills; strong listening and comprehension abilities, adaptability to quickly evolving situations, and strong decision making Credentials/Licenses: Valid State Driver's License Motor Vehicle Record in accordance with GMR standards Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B, I, A) must possess the following: State EMT certification and CPR/BLS certifications. Other certifications as required by local City, County or State For Paramedic (EMT-P) must possess the following: Current state Paramedic License and maintain currency. Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS Provider Certification and maintain currency. Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired. WORKING CONDITIONS AND MENTAL/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Working Conditions: Available to work days, nights, weekends and holidays, extended workdays. Long periods inside the ambulance. May work indoors or outdoors with exposure to weather. Possible routine exposure to moderate noise levels. May periodically work in poorly lit environments in a moving vehicle. Physical Demands: Moderate to extended amounts of sitting, standing, and walking. Some repetitive motion activities. Routinely lifting more than 200 lbs. with assistance. Pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling, twisting, carrying, typing and stair climbing. Visual identification of color-coded items. Clear speech and hearing. Must be able to wear a face mask or respirator with proper fit for extended periods when required. Mental Requirements: Critical thinking skills with the ability to use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Fatigue, high pressure, exposure to stressful situations. GUIDING VALUES AND BEHAVIORS Employee must consistently exhibit our guiding principles: Patient Care - We continually earn the privilege to care for our patients. It is at the forefront of everything we do. One Team - We respect each other and achieve together what no individual can alone. Innovation - We are driven to develop solutions that inspire progress. Vigilance - We will never waver in our commitment to safety and preparedness in the fulfillment of our duties. Ownership - We are accountable for what we do and take pride in how we do it. Citizenship - We are dedicated to being good stewards in the communities we serve. To learn more about the AMR/GMR family of ground and air companies, visit us online! What these roles offer in Arvada (Denver) Colorado **New EMT-B starting wages : $17.00 - $18.28 per hour ** **New Paramedic (EMT-P) starting wages: $23.00 - $ 24.73 per hour** Flexible schedule-day and night shifts 10-12 hours Paid Time Off Tuition Reimbursement 401(k) with company match Employee discount programs Health/Dental/Vision/Life and Disability Insurance is available to full-time employees #EMSJOBS_SO PLEASE NOTE: COVID-19 vaccination is NOT a condition of employment, or for consideration for employment with the GMR Family of Companies. However, upon acceptance of offer and joining the GMR family, you will be required to submit your COVID-19 vaccination status of either vaccinated or not vaccinated. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: Less than 1 year Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: American Medical Response (AMR), A GMR Company, Arvada , EMT, Healthcare , Arvada, Colorado

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