|Job Title||Weekend Paramedic|
|Location||El Paso, TX|
NATIONAL AND STATE CERTIFICATION REQUIRED.
EXPERIENCE: Not a factor
EDUCATION: Must have TDSHS Certification
LANGUAGE: English, Spanish a plus
REQUIREMENTS: Must have clean driving record
Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
Perform emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures, such as stomach suction, airway management, or heart monitoring, during ambulance ride.
Observe, record, and report to physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment.
Immobilize patient for placement on stretcher and ambulance transport, using backboard or other spinal immobilization device.
Maintain vehicles and medical and communication equipment and replenish first aid equipment and supplies.
Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
Communicate with dispatchers or treatment center personnel to provide information about situation, to arrange reception of victims, or to receive instructions for further treatment.
Comfort and reassure patients.
Decontaminate ambulance interior following treatment of patient with infectious disease and report case to proper authorities.
Operate equipment, such as electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators, or bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments.