Paramedic **$10,000.00 sign on bonus**

Job Locations US-IA-Oskaloosa
Emergency Services
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Administers basic and advanced life support care to sick and injured persons in the pre-hospital setting under direction of Emergency Department Physician/EMS Medical Director consistent with state and local protocols. Performs continuation of care and observation during inter-facility patient transfers per direction of responsible physician.


 Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical care/procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance.
 Administers basic and advanced life support care to sick and injured persons according to the Iowa EMS scope of practice and state/local protocols.
 Directs and coordinates patient care, between inter-agency personnel (ie. Fire, Police, and First Responders) and other MHP EMS employees.
 Drives ambulance to and from emergency and non-emergency scenes in a manner appropriate to dispatch direction and to patient condition, at all times considering due regard for the safety of self and others.
 Completes all reports, including patient care records, legibly, accurately, and on a timely basis.
 Following every ambulance call ensures supplies and equipment are restocked and equipment and ambulance are disinfected.
 At each shift change, checks medical/operating supplies and vehicle utilizing shift check list.
 Maintains ambulances in clean, working order. At each shift, inspects vehicle to ensure that it is ready for service (e.g. brakes, lights, fluids, etc.)
 Performs all duties in a safe courteous, confidential and professional manner, always taking into account the well-being of the patient.

 Must be able to perform the physical demands of the job.
 Maintains regular and reliable attendance.
 Assists with patient care in the Emergency Department and other hospital units. Participates in emergency response to Code Blue events, Rapid Response requests, and secuity requests. 


 High School diploma, GED or equivalent.
 Current State of Iowa EMT/AEMT/Paramedic certification.
 Required to be current in BLS (Basic Life Support) and ALS (Advanced Life Support) by the standards of the American Heart Association.
 PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) and PHTLS (or within 1 year of hire).
 Valid and unrestricted and appropriate Iowa Driver License (minimum Class 3D).

 Required to show proof of having completed Mandatory Reporter course at time of hire or attend within 6 months of start date.
 Must adhere to all training requirements as mandated by Federal, State, and Professional licensure and regulatory standards.


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