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We are currently looking for full-time Paramedics. 

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General Statement of Duties 

Provides emergency care to the sick and injured, to include: the assessment of the illness and/or injury, documentation, and patient care to the receiving emergency medical facility per Gonzales County Emergency Service District #1 Clinical Care Guidelines and SOPs under the direction of the Gonzales County Emergency Services District # 1 Medical Director.

Essential Functions: (To include but not limited to) 
  • Responds to emergency medical requests as they arise;
  • Renders on-site emergency assistance to patients;
  • Performs the initial assessment and management of illness and/or injury to emergency patients in accordance with GCESD #1 Clinical Care Guidelines, SOPs, and Department of State Health Services guidelines;
  • Ensures preparations and compliance of patients for transport;
  • Provides direct patient care as required for each individual;
  • Follows emergency medical transport regulations, protocols, and procedures;
  • Provides direct patient care as required for each individual; 
  • Follows established departmental policies and procedures including safety and/or infectious control guidelines;
  • Inspects emergency vehicles and equipment to ensure they are properly cleaned, stocked, and serviceable;
  • Completes and transfers patient care information following Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) guidelines, along with proper documentation;
  • Keeps station, general areas, and living quarters clean;
  • Be in communication contact at all times while on shift by radio or ambulance cell phone;
  • Regular and punctual attendance required;
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor and/or administration.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • Knowledge of the equipment and supplies used in an EMS system;
  • General office and computer skills;
  • Knowledge of basic vehicle maintenance;
  • Ability to maintain certification as EMT-B or advanced level certifications for position;
  • Ability to maintain all training or advanced level training certifications;
Physical Requirements: 
  • Ability to work shifts of up to of 48 hours;
  • Ability to work different locations within the department
  • Ability to lift 200lbs with partner and 100lbs individually;
  • Frequent use of computer and other office equipment;
  • Frequently reach, lift, pull, and twist;
  • Ability to work and drive in all weather conditions.
Certificates and Licenses Required: 
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent;
  • Valid Texas Drivers License with an insurable driving record;
  • Must possess current Texas Department of Health EMT-B*, AEMT*, EMTP*, or Licensed Paramedic* certification. Must have a current valid BLS CPR card*.


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