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Company: Falck Rocky Mountain
Location: Tacoma
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:


Provides advanced life support and basic life support emergency medical care, patient assessment and care, transport services, and other services by performing the following duties. In addition, performs all of the duties of and must meet the qualifications of a Washington State certified Paramedic.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have current Washington State Paramedic certification, or meet all requirement for Washington State certification.
Have an acceptable driving history in accordance with company standards.
May not be concurrently employed by any other ambulance service or any other entity which could pose a conflict.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred and ALS certification as indicated above.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Must maintain current, valid Washington State Paramedic certification.
Must maintain ACLS, PALS (or equivalent), and PHTLS cards.


Provide basic and advanced life support treatment of patients.
Safe and efficient operation of ambulances and other company vehicles and equipment.
Safe movement and transportation of sick and injured persons.
Providing emergency medical treatment, while not exceeding the level of skill, training and certification of the individual employee.
Full compliance with all applicable state, local, and federal regulations and laws, pertaining to but not limited to protocols, standards of care, motor vehicle operations, and patient rights.
Observes patient, records significant conditions and treatments rendered.
Takes temperature, pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs to detect deviations from normal and assess condition of patient.
Prepares inventories and stocks supplies and inspects equipment for proper operation.
Cleans and disinfects interior of ambulance. Cleans and details exterior of ambulance. Cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness and proper stocking of the ambulance, company vehicles, equipment, office, lounge, and bathrooms.
Must be able to safely lift, transfer and maneuver patients in and out of ambulances, facilities, residences and other locations.
Must be able to effectively communicate with patients, family members, medical personnel, and the general public in verbal and written form.
Must have reliable transportation and must report to work punctually for all scheduled shifts and in proper uniform.
Maintaining a clean and complete uniform, personal hygiene, and professional, pleasant and polite demeanor to all persons with whom the individual comes in contact with while on duty or in uniform.
Must be available, willing and able to work when requested as necessary to respond to patient care and other business needs. When an employee is on the clock he or she may be dispatched to complete a transport up to and including his/her scheduled shift end time. Specific requirements are explained in the Policy and Procedure Manual.
Completing and maintaining accurate records and documentation with regard to transport, equipment inspection, supplies usage incidents and other forms of documentation inherent in the operation.
Promote the company, perform public relations when assigned, perform standby coverage at special events, deliver medical equipment and supplies when assigned, and other details when assigned.
Attending company meetings and educational sessions as required by the Company and Washington State certifying agencies.
Inspecting and promptly reporting damage, deficiencies, safety issues or other problems with ambulances, company vehicles, equipment and supplies, or any other matters relevant to the safe, efficient and proper operation of the company.
Reporting immediately to Management, in writing, any change in the employees driving record status, certification status or any other change in circumstances or status which could affect the individuals ability to effectively and safely perform the duties of the position or to otherwise qualify for the position held.
Reporting immediately to Management, in writing, any change in the employees health status or physical status which could affect the individuals ability to effectively safely perform the duties of the position, or to otherwise qualify for the position held.
Reporting immediately to Management, in writing, any change in information provided to the company on employment records or other company records.
In the interest of maintaining the highest level of quality patient care, safety, and efficiency of operation, it is the responsibility of each employee to report immediately to Management any violation of the personnel policies or procedures.
Compliance with all provisions of the Policy and Procedure Manual, as well as all other company rules, regulations, directives, or instructions from supervisors.
Must maintain strict confidentiality regarding all information pertaining to company policies, pricing, contract terms, trade secrets, competitive information, strategic information, patient date, forms, manuals, charts, employee data, or any other sensitive or confidential information obtained while employed by or pertaining to the company, its employees, business information, or patients. Due to the extremely sensitive nature of this position, this duty of strict confidentiality extends beyond the term of employment.
Supervised by and reports to Operations Management (including Operations Supervisors and General Manger).
Other duties as assigned by Management.

Keywords: Falck Rocky Mountain, Tacoma , Paramedic, Healthcare , Tacoma, Washington

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