Emergency Medical Personnel- Paramedic: O’Fallon Illinois Deadline October 31, 2015

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Emergency Medical Personnel- Paramedic

Deadline: October 31, 2015

Salary: $47,840 annually

Job Description:

Respond to medical emergency calls and provide medical attention in a pre-hospital setting.

Pay:  $47,840 annually (non-exempt) plus generous benefits package (see benefit tab)

Essential Duties:Duties include (but are not limited to): evaluate patients’ signs and symptoms and apply first-aid or life support as needed; operate equipment needed effectively; extricate and transport patients; inspect, clean and maintain vehicles, equipment and property; inventory and maintain supplies and materials; complete required paperwork and forms; follow departmental protocols and governing rules and regulations; other duties as assigned to benefit the Department of Public Safety. 

Requires:

  • High school diploma or equivalent;
  • State certified Southwestern IL EMS System certified Paramedic;
  • Meet the State’s continuing education & 2 year recertification requirement;
  • Must be able to achieve a passing score on an EMS basic skills pre-employment examination;
  • Skills and temperament to handle medical emergencies in a competent, calm, non-stressed fashion;
  • A valid driver’s license in good standing (Class B within 45 days);
  • Ability to efficiently and courteously interact with people;
  • Ability to communicate well verbally and in writing;
  • Ability to run, walk, stand, sit, climb stairs and climb obstacles;
  • Ability to lift, pick-up and carry objects, equipment or people (carry: 87 lbs; lift: 130 lbs) and pass an essential functions evaluation (physical);
  • Work in hot, cold, wet and other undesirable environmental conditions
  • Overtime and rotating shift work (24 hour shifts);
  • Regular attendance.

Supplemental Information:In addition to completing the online application, upload copies of your unexpired professional license(es) as well as a resume and cover letter indicating why you are interested in the position.

How to Apply: The full job description and application can be found HERE.

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