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Paramedic 911 Full-Time (Aurora)

Company: Falck Rocky Mountain
Location: Castle Rock
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

Paramedic Full-TimePay: Starting $25 per hourJob TypeFull TimeNewly Hired Full-Time Paramedics will receive a $5,000 sign-on bonus. More information to be provided during the hiring process.Falck Rocky Mountain is now hiring for Paramedics! - Falck provides a family-like environment while being part of a global company.For a limited time, newly hired full-time Paramedics will receive a sign-on bonus: more information to be provided during the hiring process.We respond to over 42,000 calls each year, and the majority of our responses are 911 calls with the City of Aurora and Buckley Air Force Base. - Our partners with Aurora Fire Rescue ride in on approximately 25% of our 911 transports. - Come join the team that out performs both State of Colorado and U.S. averages on cardiac arrest resuscitation. - With our partners, Falck continues to lead in neurologic survivability of patients who have a cardiac arrest event. - Survivability increased from 18% in 2019 to 24% in 2021, and we hope to continue this trend as we strive for excellence in our application of evidence-based medicine. -We are advancing the practice of EMS by being one of only 184 ET3 (Emergency triage, treatment, and transport) ambulance providers in the nation as selected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). - Through this program, we deliver telehealth and alternate destination capabilities for our patients. - We are one of six ambulance services in Colorado accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS).We provide in-house peer support with clinical oversight, monthly paid CEs, a 6% 401 (k) match, robust medical/dental/vision plans, and free access to an online learning platform.Click on the below link for a short video about what it means to join Falck! Position Summary:The primary responsibility of the Paramedic (EMT-P) is to provide ongoing care through established Pre-hospital processes, the environment, instrumentation, other health care team members, and interacting agencies. - The primary objective of the Paramedic is to provide safe and expedient response to emergent and non-emergent calls where patient care is provided and continued in route to a definitive care facility.Essential Functions:The Paramedic (EMT-P) may be assigned one or more duties. - These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Presents him/her self in a professional manner and displays a good public image for the employee and Falck USA in accordance with company policy.
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of Falck USA, including the operations Standard Operating Procedures and Medical Protocols.
  • Participates and completes all daily assignments proficiently, punctually and in accordance with the directives of the Field Supervisor, General Manager and other management team members.
  • Completes appropriate documentation in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Provides an environment and equipment conducive to safety for patients, family members, visitors, and employees, and in compliance with set precautions and approved standards. Assesses risks to patient safety.
  • Operates the emergency vehicle in a safe manner at all times.
  • Maintains vehicles and stations in a clean and presentable manner at all times. The employee shall strive to exceed Falck USA expectations for cleanliness of the vehicles and stations.
  • Responds to instructions from dispatcher and drives specially equipped emergency vehicles to specified locations.
  • Develops and strives to achieve personal and professional goals established by the employee. Utilizes all resources available to achieve personal and professional goals.
  • Maintains communications equipment, medical equipment and supplies in accordance with applicable standards.Additional Duties:The Paramedic (EMT-P) may be assigned one or more additional duties. - These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • May serve as team lead to EMT's .
    • Perform other job related duties as assigned by Management.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. - The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required. - Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications:
      • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
      • Current State of CO Paramedic Card
      • ACLS
      • PALS
      • Current American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider card
      • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Falck USA driving policy
      • Completion of IS-100 b course from FEMA website
      • Completion of IS-200 a course from FEMA website
      • Completion of IS-700 a course from FEMA website
      • Other qualifications specific to the local operation and/or contract.
      • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
      • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
      • Physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of typical EMT duties including but not limited to bending/stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting at established weight requirements, climbing, working at heights, etc. (Satisfactorily meet company physical assessments/tests).
      • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
      • Strong organization skills and attentiveness to detail.
      • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.Clinical Requirements:The clinical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
        • Providing Basic Life Support Care and Transport while working as a member of an emergency medical team to patients while in adherence to the scope of practice, patient care procedures, protocols and medical direction according to their level of certification/licensure.
        • Determining the nature and extent of illness or injury, magnitude of catastrophe, need for additional assistance, establishing and providing patient care by developing a patient care plan and performing skills within the scope of practice and according to patient care procedures, protocols and medical direction.
        • Monitoring patient conditions and responses to care.
        • Communicating with professional medical personnel interagency and at emergency and non-emergency treatment facilities.
        • Obtaining instructions regarding further treatment from qualified personnel, arranging for reception of patients at treatment facilities and assisting with Advanced Life Support Care as directed by individuals with that level of qualification.
        • Completes patient care reports in accordance with documentation standards as required by Falck USA and other regulating agencies.
        • Assists health care facilities and personnel to obtain and record information related to patients' vital statistics, circumstances of transport/emergency and the documentation of patient care provided.
        • Acknowledges accountability for all patient care provided.Environmental Conditions:The Paramedic regularly works outside in weather and is regularly exposed to wet or dry conditions, extreme cold and extreme heat. - The essential function of the Paramedic may require exposure to hazardous materials as well as infectious waste, diseases, odors and other situations associated with health care. - The Paramedic frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, vibration, loud noises from sirens etc. and flashing lights. - Individuals must take personal responsibility to ensure their own safety protection against adverse conditions. - To be qualified for the position of Paramedic, an applicant/employee will have the ability to work in an environment conducive to caring for patients, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to self or others.Except where appropriate and conducive to accomplishing the goals and objectives of a particular task (such as an emergency situation) the Paramedic will work in a well-lit area that is ventilated and is physically and psychologically innocuous as possible under the conditions which exist at a particular time.Full Time Benefits
          • Robust Medical/Dental/Vision Plans
          • In house peer support w/clinical oversight
          • Monthly CEs w/free access to an online learning platform
          • 6% 401 (k) match
          • Relocation Assistance
          • Health Savings Account (HSA)
          • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
          • Disability & Life Insurance
          • 3 weeks Paid time off first year
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • Benefits Hub discounts
          • Referral Program
          • Retention BonusFalck is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Keywords: Falck Rocky Mountain, Castle Rock , Paramedic 911 Full-Time (Aurora), Healthcare , Castle Rock, Colorado

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