Job Title Paramedic (911 Units)
Location Salem, OR
Department Operations
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Shifts hiring Full-time


Come join our 911 Salem, Oregon Operations! Please apply for immediate consideration.*

Falck is a is a global emergency medical services provider originating from Denmark that services 4 states in the US including: California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado.  Falck has been operating in the US since 2010 and is one of the largest private provider of emergency medical services in the country today. Our BLS and ALS services impact not only the lives of our patients, but their families and communities.

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Position Summary:
The primary responsibility of the Paramedic is to provide ongoing care through established Pre-hospital processes, the environment, instrumentation, other health care team members, and interacting agencies.  The primary objective of the Paramedic is to provide safe and expedient response to emergent and non-emergent calls where patient care is provided and continued enroute to a definitive care facility.

What We Offer:

  • Full-Time Benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life)
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Training and Career Development
  • Generous Paid Time-Off

Responsibilities:

  • Presents himself/herself in a professional manner, in the proper uniform, appropriately groomed, and displays a good public image for the employee and Falck USA in accordance with company policy.
  • Applies Paramedic skillset and demonstrates proficiency when using all medical equipment including the EKG monitor/defibrillator, etc. to provided advanced care to patients.
  • Partners closely with Fire Department, Police Department, and other public officials to provide the best and safest care possible.
  • Adheres to the policies and procedures of Falck USA, including the operation’s Standard Operating Procedures and Medical Protocols. 
  • Serves as the main patient care provider on all calls and acts as a leader/mentor to EMT partner on all calls.
  • Participates and completes all daily assignments proficiently, punctually and in accordance with the directives of the Field Supervisor, Managers, and other management team members.
  • Timely Completes appropriate all documentation in accordance with company policies and procedures.
  • Provides an environment and equipment conducive to safety for patients, family members, visitors, and employees, and in compliance with set precautions and approved standards.  Assesses risks to patient safety.
  • Responds to 911 requests and operates the emergency vehicle in a safe manner at all times.
  • Maintains vehicles and stations in a clean and presentable manner at all times.  The employee shall strive to exceed Falck USA expectations for cleanliness of the vehicles and stations.
  • Responds to instructions from dispatcher and drives with due regard for public safety on all specially equipped emergency vehicles to specified locations.
  • Develops and strives to achieve personal and professional goals established by the employee.  Utilizes all resources available to achieve personal and professional goals.
  • Maintains communications equipment, medical equipment and supplies in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Attends all required training to maintain the necessary licensing as required to provide paramedic level care.

Additional Duties:


The Paramedic may be assigned one or more additional duties. These duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • May serve as team lead to EMT’s.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned by Management.

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual in this position must possess the following qualifications:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Current State of OR Paramedic Card
  • ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
  • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)
  • PHTLS if possible
  • Current American Heart Association CPR for the Healthcare Provider card
  • Current Oregon driver’s license.
  • Satisfactory driving record in accordance with the Falck USA Driving Policy.
  • Completion of IS-100 b course from EMI or equivalent
  • Completion of IS-200 b course from EMI or equivalent
  • Completion of IS-700 a course from EMI or equivalent
  • Completion of Introduction to Hazardous Materials course
  • Completion of Blood-borne and Airborne Pathogen course
  • Other qualifications specific to the local operation and/or contract.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other employees and medical agencies to provide the highest level of patient care.
  • Ability to read and interpret all required documents and write required reports and correspondence.
  • Physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of typical EMT duties including but not limited to bending/stooping, pushing, pulling, lifting at established weight requirements, climbing, working at heights, etc. (satisfactorily meet company physical assessments/tests).  
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to work effectively with a diverse range of individuals, teams, managers, supervisors, and external customers. Excellent ability to communicate and work cohesively across Department lines.
  • Must have the ability to consistently deliver outstanding customer service to all internal and external customers.
  • Strong organization skills and attentiveness to detail.
  • Ability to maintain a professional manner and appearance at all times.

Clinical Requirements:


The clinical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Providing Advanced & Basic Life Support Care and transport while working as a member of an emergency medical team to patients while in adherence to the scope of practice, patient care procedures, protocols and medical direction according to their level of certification/licensure. 
  • Determining the nature and extent of illness or injury, magnitude of catastrophe, need for additional assistance, establishing and providing patient care by developing a patient care plan and performing skills within the scope of practice and according to patient care procedures, protocols and medical direction.
  • Monitoring patient conditions and responses to care.
  • Communicating with professional medical personnel interagency and at emergency and non emergency treatment facilities.
  • Obtaining instructions regarding further treatment from qualified personnel, arranging for reception of patients at treatment facilities and assisting with Advanced Life Support Care as directed by individuals with that level of qualification. 
  • Completes patient care reports in accordance with documentation standards as required by Falck USA and other regulating agencies. 
  • Assists health care facilities and personnel to obtain and record information related to patients’ vital statistics, circumstances of transport/emergency and the documentation of patient care provided. 
  • Acknowledges accountability for all patient care provided. 

 

Falck is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.

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