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Paramedic (PT)


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Position:  Paramedic (PT)                                                                              Department:  Emergency Services

Starting Salary:  $17.51/hour                                                                        FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Posting Date:  September 08, 2021                                                              Closing Date:  September 21, 2021

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for protecting lives and property endangered by emergency situations.  This position also must be able to provide a high level of pre-hospital advanced emergency medical care to sick and/or injured patients of all ages. They will aid on fire scenes as needed for personnel medical monitoring, rehab and assisting with moving equipment such as ladders, hose, etc. when needed.

Major Duties:

  • Administers first aid and CPR.
  • Inspects assigned apparatus and equipment; cleans, repairs, and performs routine maintenance on same.
  • Performs housekeeping, building maintenance, and grounds keeping duties.
  • Participates in and assists with training sessions.
  • Prepares incidents reports, gas and vehicle maintenance logs, and other reports.
  • Performs all pre-hospital patient care in compliance with the Habersham County Emergency Services patient care protocols, as approved by the Emergency Services Medical Director.
  • Performs daily inspections of ambulances and on-board supplies and equipment and restocks after each call.
  • Has computer skills necessary to complete the State required Patient Care Report on each call dispatched.
  • Completes the State required Patient Care Report on each call dispatched.
  • Drives and controls an ambulance.
  • Completion of monthly educational requirements and training.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.
  • Complies with State Office of EMS Standards.
  • Adheres to department-specific Infection Control guidelines. 
  • Exhibits an understanding of the Compliance Program and is willing to report compliance issues.
  • Understands and demonstrates compliance with HIPAA privacy and security regulations.
  • Complies with all Patient Safety Standards. 
  • Maintains department-specific safety issues.
  • Ability to perform work accurately with attention to detail within specified time periods. 
  • Ability to handle frequent interruptions and adapt to changes in workload and work schedule.
  • Ability to set priorities, solve problems, and respond quickly to emergency requests. 
  • Ability to assist in meeting the pre-hospital emergency care needs of neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, obstetric, rehabilitation, and skilled-nursing patients.
  • Performs daily inspections of ambulances and on-board supplies and equipment and restocks after each call.
  • Uses all departmental electronic/technology reporting, data scheduling software.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ability to read, write, reason, and perform mathematical calculations at a level commonly associated with the completion of high school or equivalent.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (orally and in writing)
  • Typing skills and understanding of reporting software
  • Ability to work cooperatively with health system and First Responder staff
  • 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.
  • Licensure or other Certifications: Paramedic Certification required.
  • Current Paramedic registration in the State of Georgia.
  • Current CPR, ACLS, Pedi and Adult Trauma Course and NIMS compliant.
  • Must have at least two hours of Stroke Education annually, to include Activase.

The successful candidate must pass a Background/Reference Check, and Pre-Employment Drug Screenings prior to the start of employment.  

To Apply: All applicants must complete a Habersham County employment application. Applications can be found online at  Applications and a detailed job description can be picked up at the Habersham County Human Resources Department, Administration Building located at 130 Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 303. For more information please call (706) 839-0214.


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