Must hold current Iowa Paramedic certification, along with BLS, ACLS, and PALS certification. Excellent clinical and communication skills.
Under general supervision, provides advanced emergency medical treatment and transports ill or injured persons. Is responsible for: performance of patient care activities, documentation, daily routine operations, performance of CQI activities, participation in educational programs and inservices as well as performance of miscellaneous related duties. This position has exposure to blood borne pathogens and requires orientation and annual retraining regarding proper handling of blood borne pathogens.
Physical Demands: Activities performed on a regular and consistent basis
Physical requirements of the Position – heavy/very heavy physical demand level. Associate may be required to lift and/or carry 100 lbs on an occasional basis. Frequently required to lift over 50 lbs and over 20 lbs more frequently.
Abilities – Associate in this position must demonstrate the ability to: