Paramedic – Per Diem

Purpose of the Role: We are seeking a devoted and empathetic Per Diem Paramedic committed to delivering high-quality emergency medical services and patient care with professionalism and compassion.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Emergency Response and Patient Care:
    • Evaluate each call to identify the most suitable course of action and protocol.
    • Utilize essential medical equipment and procedures to provide premier paramedic-level medical care.
    • Develop and apply triage skills for optimal efficiency during calls.
    • Deliver patient care in accordance with clinical protocols and safety guidelines.
    • Coordinate with receiving facilities for medical guidance and relay critical patient information.
  2. Communication and Collaboration:
    • Provide information and reassurance to patients and their families, demonstrating empathy and care.
    • Act as a scene leader when necessary, managing emergency situations effectively.
    • Collaborate professionally with allied health and public safety personnel to guarantee excellent patient care and customer service.
  3. Operational Duties:
    • Drive the ambulance, providing map reading support to reduce response times.
    • Maintain the cleanliness and stocking of the ambulance for optimal call response.
    • Thoroughly document activities related to patient care and billing for accurate record-keeping.
    • Adhere to company policies regarding response times and hospital turnaround times.
  4. Quality Assurance:
    • Stay current with all required certifications.
    • Comply with all company policies and procedures, including those regarding information systems security.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Maintain the cleanliness and orderliness of the assigned station.
  • Carry out other tasks as assigned by Management.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to pass a Physical Agility Test and Medical Exam.
  • Good physical stamina and endurance, capable of frequently standing, walking, lifting, carrying, and balancing.
  • Ability to lift, drag, hoist, and carry equipment and other objects.

Required Qualifications & Experience:

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a 911 EMS system.
  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Additional education is a plus.
  • Current State of Connecticut EMT-P License.
  • Valid State Driver’s License.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS/CPR), ACLS, and PALS certifications.
  • Clean driving record.

All Applicants Must Successfully Complete a Greenwich EMS Protocol Exam (Adult / Pediatric)

If you’re dedicated to helping others in their critical moments, apply today to join our team!

Job Category: Paramedic
Job Type: Per Diem

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