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Walton County Board of Commissioners

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POSITION TITLE:  Paramedic                                


ENTRY SALARY:  $21.01 per hour, plus benefits                   

JOB SUMMARY:  Responsible for administering Paramedic-level emergency medical treatment to victims of accidents and other life-threatening situations. Responds to calls for assistance involving emergency medical situations, including cardiac problems, breathing difficulties, child birth, strokes, seizures, sports and automobile accidents, and other traumatic and medical incidents. Obtains medical histories and current event information; determines appropriate aid and response guidelines. Communicates with medical personnel via 2-way radio and telephone regarding injured persons' condition, vitals, and other relevant treatment information. Inspects the cleanliness and working condition of ambulance on a daily basis; checks fluids, lights, electronic systems, and controls; ensures that maps, protocol books, and appropriate forms are on board; restocks all medical supplies and ensures that all monitors and equipment are operational. Transports injured or sick persons to appropriate care facility. Assists and/or participates in training exercises and continuing education to maintain certification. Attends public functions to provide emergency medical response as needed. Provides public safety demonstrations and screenings. Completes required reports and medical records. Administers medication and therapy or treatment to patients on site or in transit; performs various advanced-level procedures on patients. Ensures that each call is handled appropriately according to the level of care needed. Completes required continuing education and training. Maintains station building and grounds. Performs related duties.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education. Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service. Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated. Possession of or ability to readily obtain Georgia licensure with the State Office of Emergency Medical Service and Trauma as a Paramedic.


REPLY TO:  Walton County Human Resources – 303 S. Hammond Drive, Suite 331 - Monroe, GA 30655.

POSTED:  01/08/2021

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