Paramedic (Kansas City, KS, US, 66106)

Company: American Medical Response ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Req ID: 105687 

Entity: AMR 

Job Title:    Paramedic    Location: Kansas City, KS  Req #:  105687   Reports To:    Field Supervisor      Posting End Date: 6/30/2018  Department:  Operations    Company: AMR   FLSA Status:   Non-Exempt    ***External applicants must log on to, click "Careers" then "Search Jobs" to locate the position and apply.  Internal candidates must apply via Success Factors on the company portal***   SUMMARY: The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.  Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol.
  • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care.
  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls.
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements.
  • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care.
  • Communicate with receiving facility to receive medical direction and to provide critical information.
  • Must have valid and current Kansas and Missouri Paramedic Certification. 
  • Other duties as defined by the formal job description

    Physical Requirements:

    Occasionally:  Smelling.

    Frequently:     See Physical Agility Test, kneeling, stooping, bending, leaning, flexibility, multiple physical activities performed at the same time (carrying multiple equipment while pushing on pram).

    Constantly:    Hearing/listening, clear speech, simple touching, walking (inside and outside), pushing, pulling, reaching, sitting, driving ambulance, seeing.


    Mental Requirements:
    Occasionally: Reading (simple and complex), writing (complex), memorization, analyzing, math skills (simple).

    Frequently:    Writing (simple), judgement, reasoning.

    Constantly:    Decision making,


    Stress Factors:

    Occasionally: Hazards, fatigue, patient care

    Frequently:    Repetitive tasks, high pressure, boredom, intense tasks, extended hours.


    Equipment Used:

    Occasionally:  Wheelchair, medications, monitor/defibrillator, suction equipment, airway equipment, Telephone, vacuum cleaner, cleaning equipment, protective devices, protective clothing.

    Frequently:     IV Supplies, bandaging, disposable supplies, durable equipment.

    Constantly:     Gurney, maps, pager, trauma bag/box.


    Working Environment:

    Occasionally:   Works alone, inside, confined areas noise other hazardous conditions (human excrement, blood, urine, mucous, tissue, asbestos)

    Frequently:      Electrical equipment.

    Constantly:      Works with others, face-to-face contact, verbal contact with others,

                             works outside, shift work, extended hours.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    Valid Driver's License
    ACLS and CPR Certifications
    Must have Kansas and Missouri certification OR National Registry


    ***EOE including Veterans and Disabled***

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