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EMT-B / Paramedic Full Time

Company: MEMS
Location: Little Rock
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionParamedics and Emergency Medical Technicians provide care to emergency and non-emergency patients and maintain positive working relationship with all customer groups and agencies. A Paramedic restores and promotes a patient's health by 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. The EMT assists the Paramedic in providing care and operates emergency vehicles and collaborates with emergency medical systems, working to assure the accomplishment of MEMS' goals. 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 EMSWhat's it like to work as an EMT or 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
    • EMT's and 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 requiredMEMS requires its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (including any booster shots if required), unless they are approved for a reasonable accommodation based on medical condition or religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated.If you are fully vaccinated, you will be required to provide proof of your completed COVID-19 vaccination prior to the first day of your employment. 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. Powered by JazzHRqXgbRtXU8x

Keywords: MEMS, Little Rock , EMT-B / Paramedic Full Time, Healthcare , Little Rock, Arkansas

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