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EMT - Advanced

Company: Richmond Ambulance Authority
Location: Richmond
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAnswer the Call with the Richmond Ambulance AuthorityServe Your Community and Save Lives… Apply Today for Our Paramedic Vacancy!Are you compassionate, dependable, and motivated? Are you interested in being part of an organization that provides world-class Emergency Medical Services (EMS)? If so, we want to talk to you! RAA is currently recruiting for Paramedics. In this capacity, you will provide excellent patient care to the City of Richmond using EMS knowledge, clinical skills, and the highest degree of professionalism and customer service.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain high standards for health, safety, welfare, and ethical behavior
  • Evaluate the condition of patients to determine appropriate care in a pre-hospital and medical transport setting
  • Administer proper treatment by utilizing appropriate techniques and medical equipment
  • Accurately document patient information in a timely manner while maintaining patient confidentiality and delivering all care with respect for patient rights
  • Proficiently operate and drive emergency vehicles in accordance with the company's policies and all federal, state, and local laws
  • Safely transport patients from point of pick-up to hospitals and other healthcare facilities
  • Maintain a clean, well-stocked environment for patients
  • Respond appropriately to and comply with all Communications Center directives
  • Immediately report any malfunction, damaged equipment, or notable incident
  • Adhere to all policies of agencies, institutional and regulatory bodies
  • Follow directives set forth in the company's SOG manual and Employee Handbook
  • Successfully perform other duties as assigned by managementREQUIREMENTS:
    • High School graduate or GED certification
    • Commonwealth of Virginia EMT-Advanced Certification
    • Valid VA Driver's License
    • Acceptable motor vehicle record in compliance with company policy
    • Possess and maintain current certifications in the following:
      • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
      • Other certifications as required by the Health Department and/or Medical Control BoardBENEFITS:
        • Competitive Pay
        • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
        • Life Insurance
        • Holidays and Paid Time Off
        • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
        • Life Assistance Fund
        • Computer Loan Program
        • Short Term Disability
        • Long Term Disability
        • Personal and Professional Development: RAA's high call volume and variety of calls give our Advanced EMT's more experience in one year than they may receive in several years at other agenciesCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
          • Candidates selected for employment are subject to a urinalysis to screen for illegal drugs. Candidates who refuse to be tested will be denied employment with the Richmond Ambulance Authority
          • Candidates selected for employment are subject to a fingerprint background screening. Candidates who refuse to be fingerprinted will be denied employment with the Richmond Ambulance Authority
          • Candidates selected for employment are subject to Physical Abilities Test (PAT). Candidates who refuse to complete the test may be denied employment with the Richmond Ambulance Authority
          • Participation in the COVID-19 vaccination program, or having an approved medical or religious exemption on file with Human Resources, is required for all Richmond Ambulance Personnel
          • New employees complete a probationary periodEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY:RAA is committed to the full utilization of all human resources and to a policy of equal employment opportunity. RAA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by statute.

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