Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

**GENERAL OVERVIEW**

Provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured patients in the pre-hospital environment; effectively communicates with all persons and departments involved in the administration of Emergency Medical Care.

**ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES**

+ Drives response vehicle. (20%)

+ Determines nature and extent of illness or injury; provide basic and advanced life support to the critically ill and injured during treatment and transport in the pre-hospital setting. (50%)

+ Completes required documentation according to regulatory standards. (15%)

+ Maintains equipment and inventory of supplies including BLS and ALS and has accountability for medications on every EMS unit per regulatory standards. (15%)

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Minimum**

+ Completion of a formal Paramedic training program

+ Basic cardiac life support (CPR)

+ Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC)

+ Hazmat R/O

+ PA certification as EMT/Paramedic or licensed PHRN.

+ Valid PA driver's license

+ ACLS, ITLS/PHTLS, PALS required or obtained within 6 months of hire.

+ Eligible for WPAHS Medical Command.

**Preferred**

+ Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness, Haz-Mat Technician.

+ ICS 100, 200 and IS 700, 800, ABLS and ASLS preferred.

+ Minimum five years experience (pre-hospital Response Unit)

+ Post-certification as an EMT/Paramedic with standing orders and current Preceptor status for Rapid Response.

+ One year experience (Pass Through Program) preferred.

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Req ID: J181885

Canonsburg, Pennsylvania

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