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Paramedic

Stewart County Commission   Lumpkin, GA   Full-time     Emergency Med Tech / Paramedics
Posted on July 19, 2021

Full-Time Paramedic

Work Hours/Shifts:
24/48 with a Kelly Day

Job Summary:
Under general supervision the Paramedic is responsible for providing direct and indirect patient
care. The Paramedic provides basic and advanced life support for all ages, utilizing protocols and
on line medical control. Works as a team member during transport and assess and provides patient
care per department protocols. Adheres to the Georgia Department of Health rules and regulations
and all applicable local, state and federal agencies and accrediting bodies. Actively participates
in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are
equally respectful to all.


Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:

•Basic computer skills
•Ambulance transport knowledge (Preferred)
•Completion of a Paramedic program
•One-year patient care experience.
•High School Diploma or equivalent.


Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
•Valid Georgia State Licensure, Department of Health as a Paramedic.
•Valid Class C Georgia Driver’s license, and clean driving history
•Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider
•Advanced cardiovascular life support (ACLS)
•Pediatric advanced life support (PALS) or Emergency Pediatric Care (EPC)

Job Responsibilities:

•Helps in completing medication, supplies and equipment inventories each shift, restocking
as needed. Completes and submits logs as per department protocol. Keeps the work environment clean
and organized. Maintains the unit in a constant state of readiness.
•Utilizes a working knowledge of the service areas and takes the most direct route to
reach a destination. Operates emergency vehicles safely in a variety of weather and emergent
conditions in accordance to established safety standards. Effectively communicates delays and
updates to dispatch. Immediately reports any damage or vehicle issues to the supervisor.
•Documents patient assessments, provides interventions with accurate administration and
calculation of medications and the responses, as per department protocols’ and DPH policy. Utilizes
specific knowledge in emergency care of pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
•Works as a team member, able to effectively communicate with other health care members.
Provides a complete verbal and written document for hand off of care and patient safety.
•Follows department SOPs (standard operating procedures), treatment protocols’ and use of
available resources.
•Any other duties as assigned.

 

Stewart County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity at all levels of the workforce. Under The Georgia Open Records Act, information from your application, resume, or related materials may be subject to disclosure or release to the public.

 


Stewart County Commission

1764 Broad Street
Lumpkin , GA