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Paramedic I (Part-Time)

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Paramedic (Part-Time)
Posting Title Paramedic I (Part-Time)
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Department STUDENT HEALTH SERVICES / 02-300370
Posting Number W00135FY17
Salary Commensurate
Pay Basis Hourly
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Wages
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? No
EEO AA Statement

The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

The Paramedic I, under general supervision, operates within Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as the highest level of emergency technical assistance for emergency medical services, including transport of patients to emergency facilities. Works with Student Health Services to assist with medically appropriate scheduling of patient appointments and provide assistance to medical providers when not involved with EMS operations.

Major/Essential Duties of Job

-Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance.
-Administers initial treatment at emergency scene and takes and records patient’s vital signs.
-Performs basic and advanced life support treatment and transport of ill or injured patients.
-Assists in extricating trapped victims and transports sick and injured persons to treatment center.
-Observes, records, and reports to Medical Control the patient’s condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
-Complies with patient care modalities in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, regulations and statues.
-Adheres to the policies and medical protocols as provided by Emergency Physicians Advisory Board.
-Provides leadership of, direction, and participation in the delivery of emergency and routine patient care.
-Gives direction to other crew members, and other responding agency personnel on patient care issues.
-Serves as Medical Scene Commander if they are the first to arrive at a Multiple Casualty scene and assuring the appropriate transfer of command if appropriate.
-Mentors new medics.
-Monitors communication equipment to maintain contact with dispatcher Prepares run reports.
-Assists in peer review of run reports.
-Maintains station and equipment in an orderly and clean fashion.
-Assists in maintaining the patient compartments of the vehicles to assure that the vehicle is street ready.
-Reports equipment malfunctions to appropriate personnel.
-Operates the emergency vehicle according to the University’s safe driving standards

Occasional Duties

-Assist Student Health Services with medically appropriate scheduling of patient appointments and provides assistance to medical providers when not involved with EMS operations.
-Performs other duties as required.

Required Education and Experience

-High School Diploma or GED or successful completion of an approved Paramedic Training Program.
-Two years experience as an Emergency Medical Technician (Basic, Intermediate or Paramedic) with an accredited emergency medical service provider.

Preferred Education and Experience

-Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree.

Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations

-Texas Department of Health EMT-Paramedic or Licensed Paramedic certification.
-Current American Heart Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification or equivalent.
-Ability to obtain Basic Trauma Life Support certificate or equivalent within 6 months of employment.
-Ability of obtain Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification within 6 months of employment.

Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors

-Prior volunteer or mentoring experience.

Supplemental Questions

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  1. * Where did you see this position advertised?
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    • Job Fair
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    • Other
  2. If you selected Other, please let us know where you saw the position advertised.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This is a part-time position. Please click "yes" if you understand this.
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document 1
  3. Other Document 2
  4. Other Document 3