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Paramedic - Temporary Part-time

at Department of Finance Government

Pay: up to $17.13/hour
$17.13 - $
Posted: 6/15/2020
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2211461

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

The City is seeking Paramedics for part-time position with the Roanoke Fire & EMS. This performs technical work providing human health emergency medical services, duties are performed under emergency conditions and frequently involve considerable personal hazard.  Assists in maintaining equipment inventory on emergency vehicles. Maintains vehicles in a clean and working order. High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Associate degree with courses in emergency health sciences or related field; related experience and/or training in emergency medical service; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license and EVOC issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. MUST BE 18 YEARS OLD and submit to a drug screening test.  Must possess and maintain EMT-P, AHA, ACLS, PHTLS, PALS and any other required certifications appropriate to duty assignment within the Fire/EMS department.  Must be able to work 8 am to 8 pm, average 3-4 days a month.  Bilingual, Spanish/English speakers encouraged to apply.  This is a part time position with no city benefits.

Examples of Duties

SUMMARY 
Performs technical work providing human health emergency medical services, duties are performed under emergency conditions and frequently involve considerable personal hazard. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Assists in maintaining equipment inventory on emergency vehicles

Maintains vehicles in a clean and working order

Performs daily routine station and grounds cleaning and assigned maintenance as directed

Responds to fire alarms and emergency medical calls and performs related emergency work as required

Provides patient care and administers advanced life support techniques and treatment

Prepares a variety of reports and complete records as required

Assists in activities not directly related to emergencies (i.e. public standby situations)

Must be able to work 8 am to 8 pm, average 3-4 days a month. 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES 
May supervise staff at an emergency scene.

Typical Qualifications

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, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); Associate degree with courses in emergency health sciences or related field; related experience and/or training in emergency medical service; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must be at least 19 years old.  
LANGUAGE SKILLS 
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

REASONING ABILITY 
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS 
Possession of a valid appropriate driver's license and EVOC issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia. Must possess and maintain EMT-P, AHA, ACLS, PHTLS, PALS and any other required certifications appropriate to duty assignment within the Fire/EMS department. 

Supplemental Information

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

This is a job description and not an individualized position description. A job description defines the general character and scope of duties and responsibilities of all positions in a job classification, but it is not intended to describe and does not necessarily list the essential job functions for a given position in a classification.