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Paramedic EMT Basic

Company: Denver Health
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:Under general supervision, attends to patients being transported to and from the hospital. Provides inter-facility patient transfers and responds to 911 field calls. Identifies, assesses, and transports public inebriates. Safely operates department vehicles in emergency and non-emergency modes. Provides support functions for the Paramedic Division.Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of emergency treatment and safety procedures.
  • Working knowledge of the Denver Metropolitan EMT-Basic Protocols and Paramedic Division's BLS Policy.
  • Skill in determining needs in changing environments.
  • Able to speak with a clear, articulate voice over the radio.
  • Ability to identify hazards.
  • Ability to complete appropriate patient and daily activity forms.
  • Ability to appear in court when necessary.
  • Ability to use appropriate and low impact means of restraint.
  • Ability to safely operate a vehicle, to use radio communications equipment and procedures, and to document patient contacts using written and computer patient care reporting.Education:
    • High school diploma or GED certificate required.Experience:
      • One year Health care and/or ambulance experience preferred.Credentials:
        • Possession of a current Colorado Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) Certificate issued by the State of Colorado required.
        • IV Certification required.
        • Possession of a valid Colorado Class R Drivers License required.Location: Main campusShift: VariesWork Type: Full timePay Range:Minimum: 19.23Midpoint: 22.60Maximum: 25.96All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.Denver Health is an integrated, high-quality academic health care system considered a model for the nation that includes a Level I Trauma Center, a 555-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 10 family health centers, 18 school-based health centers, Rocky Mountain Poison and Safety, a Public Health department, an HMO and The Denver Health Foundation.As Colorado's primary, and essential, safety-net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided billions in uncompensated care for the uninsured. Denver Health is viewed as an Anchor Institution for the community, focusing on hiring and purchasing locally as applicable, serving as a pillar for community needs, and caring for more than 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.Located near downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. As an EOE, Denver Health does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.Required
          Preferred
          Job Industries
          • Customer Service

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