These are some examples of job descriptions we have handpicked from real Paramedic resumes for your reference.
- Responding to emergency and nonemergency request and providing basic life support and advanced life support as needed, transporting sick and injured to appropriate medical facility.
- Using the equipment provided such as lifepak, pump, Pdmate, and medicine to take care of patient to best of abilities.
- Acting in a professional manner, adhering to standard operating procedures and medical protocols, providing great customer service to all patients, family members, and civilians.
- Duties include (but are not limited to) fire suppression in structural/wild land environments and advanced medical procedures in high volume 911 FIRE/EMS system.
- Also provide fire prevention, public education, vehicle/station maintenance under the supervision of a Lieutenant, always focusing on providing high quality customer service.
- Also act as an EMS instructor/evaluator for new recruits.
- Hemodynamic monitoring of patients undergoing vascular catheterization procedures.
- Preparing patients to undergo cardiac and other vascular cathertizations.
- Under the direction of the Physician and/or RN, provide patient care in the out patient cath lab, utilizing the full.
- paramedic scope of practice, which includes patient care and observation, and specified treatments and procedures.
- Provide basic and advanced life support, including comprehensive patient assessment, invasive airway management, cardiac monitoring and medication administration.
- Expirience with multiple ICU medication drips, HT70 transport Ventilator and BiPap.
- Provides care for patients in accordance with policies, procedures, established standards and administrative policies.
- Assessed and treated adult and pediatric patients within scope of practice including medical, trauma, psych patients.
- Performed venipuncture, blood draws, EKG’s, splinting, intubation, drug administration and any other life saving techniques necessary to stabilize patients per county protocols.
- Ongoing monitoring of patient airways and performed interventions as needed.
- Inspected equipment and medical supplies prior to shift and during shift in order assure proper function of equipment and sufficient supplies.
- Function as an integral part of the emergency care team during traumas and codes.
- Responsible for triage of new patients to ascertain and record accurate vital signs while reporting any abnormal findings to primary care nurse or charge nurse.
- Assist nursing staff in gathering information pertinent to the patient’s care including the patient’s physical needs and functional status.
- Accurately perform twelve lead EKG tracings per physician order.
- Perform duties as delegated by the primary care nurse or charge nurse in accordance with certification and hospital policy, e.g., initiating IV/IO cannulation, phlebotomy, pulse oximetry, orthostatic vital signs, specimen collection with appropriate labeling/recording and insertion of Foley catheters and NG tubes as needed.
- Assist with assessment, treatment, instruction of patients under supervision of the nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, and physicians’ assistants.
- Assist in receiving new patients, Perform phlebotomy, cpr, acls skills, splinting, and electrocardiograms.
- Assist in specimen collection and exams. Take vitals; transport patients on monitors.
- Duties include the transportation of pediatric emergencies to the appropriate facility.
- Responsibilities include IV establishment, medication administration, medication monitoring, EKG monitoring, maintain patent airway, and overall emergency patient care.
- Other responsibilities include interviewing potential candidates, and training new employees.
- Recognized a medical emergency and made reasonable and acceptable differential diagnosis.
- Anticipated potentially life-threatening occurrences of non-cardiac emergencies and instituted appropriate emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life.
- Dealt with medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality.
- Performs emergency rescue of entrapped patients and medical procedures with skill and sound judgment and meets challenges and adapts to unusual situations.
- Inserts intravenous catheters into peripheral veins to include but not limited to the hand, forearm, ante-cubital and external jugular.
- Accurately obtains patient vital signs including pulse, respirations, and ausculated blood pressure; ability to determine skin conditions and colors and treat accordingly.
- Systematically performs a patient assessment (head-to-toe) and treats according to medical director approved protocol.
- Determine appropriate facility to which patient will be transported; report nature and extent of injuries or illness to that facility; request instructions/directions from hospital physician or emergency department.
- Assist in lifting, carrying, and transporting patient to ambulance and on to a medical facility.
- Report verbally and in writing observations about and care of patient at the scene and in-route to facility; provide assistance to emergency staff as required; document all activity conducted in assigned position.
- Interpreted ECG readings/strips and provided MICU/ ACLS care and treatment for patients that require short and long distance transport.
- Safely transported emergent and non-emergent patients via ground Ambulance.
- Assisted El Paso Fire Medical Services with emergency 911 calls and provided pre-hospital care.