Paramedic Full Time 04/12/24

at MEMS in Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

Paramedics provide medical care to emergency and non-emergency patients and maintain positive working relationships with all customer groups and agencies.

A Paramedic restores and promotes a patient’s health by providing life support and transport of sick and injured persons, in and out of hospital settings, as authorized by established medical protocols or a physician.

What makes a successful Medic at MEMS?

+ Knowledge of pre-hospital emergency medical protocols, procedures and treatments

+ Familiarity with the service area and the ability to navigate effectively

+ Ability to work effectively with a variety of people

+ Strong assessment skills and the ability to respond quickly

+ Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.

+ Caring, compassionate manner with all patients

+ Professional demeanor and desire to work cooperatively with other first responders

+ Current Arkansas certification and National registration

+ Certifications in American Heart BLS Level C and ACLS

+ At least 1 year experience in EMS

What’s it like to work as a Paramedic?

+ MEMS provides coverage around the clock, seven days per week. Most schedules include 12- or 24-hour shifts on a regularly rotating basis; other shift options may also be available.

+ Paramedics work outdoors in all kinds of weather.

+ Physical demands include walking, climbing, kneeling, bending, running and frequent lifting of 110+ pounds.

+ Accurate hearing ability and vision that can be corrected to 20/20 are required.

+ Respirator use may occasionally be required.

Paramedics receive a starting salary of $48,000 + depending on experience. Full benefit package includes retirement plan with generous match. The hourly rate varies based on assigned shifts. MEMS provides higher pay with experience.

MEMS is an equal-opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. MEMS makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and current operational needs. MEMS is committed to providing a safe and healthful workplace. In keeping with this commitment, we maintain a drug, alcohol, and smoke-free working environment. Smoking and tobacco products are not permitted in our facilities, in our vehicles or on company grounds. Pre-employment drug testing is required of all candidates. Employees in safety-sensitive positions, including EMT, Paramedic, and Emergency Medical Dispatcher, are subject to random drug screens. Applicants certify that the information provided in this application is true and complete and understand that intentional false statements could lead to dismissal as an employee or rejection as an applicant.

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Job Posting: JC258340280

Posted On: Apr 14, 2024

Updated On: May 27, 2024

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