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  • Ground Paramedic - (Part Time) - Cal-Ore Life Flight - California/Oregon Area

    Job Locations US-California/Oregon
    Posted Date 12 months ago(6/18/2018 1:16 PM)
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  • Overview

    The Cal-Ore Ground Paramedic provides customer oriented, high quality patient care, in a safe and efficient manner. The Ground Paramedic is responsible for the pre-hospital care and transportation of the sick and injured patient. In every situation the Ground Paramedic does what is right for the patient based on a thorough assessment and implantation of appropriate care. The Ground Paramedic will function at the advanced life support level and perform procedures consistent with his or her training level. The Ground Paramedic must comply with all requirements for training and re-certification which shall follow the current policies of the company, the State of Oregon Health Division and OSHA.


    • Delivers customer oriented high quality paramedic care to each patient throughout the transport process.
    • Responds to calls of emergency and non-emergency medical services. Drives and operates an ambulance. Performs basic and advanced life saving techniques and other on-site care to victims of accidents, heart attacks, strokes and other traumatic cases.
    • Utilizes Cal-Ore clinical protocols to provide high quality patient care.
    • Performs paramedic expanded scope practice policies and procedures to deliver high quality patient care in the transport environment.
    • Demonstrates cognitive and motor skills necessary to perform paramedic scope practice policies and procedures.
    • Monitors, records, and reports to receiving staff, patient condition and response to interventions.
    • Participates in training sessions and attends classes in emergency medical treatment and related subjects.
    • Represents Cal-Ore in public relations and safety in-services to improve awareness and safety. Other duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, either orally or in writing.



    • High School diploma
    • Must hold and maintain a current valid Oregon Driver’s License.
    • Current unrestricted Ground Paramedic license in the State of practice.
      • (Oregon position: must possess Oregon Ground Paramedic license 30 days prior to date of hire.)
      • Minimum of three (3) years of pre-hospital EMS experience (“911” Response or Critical care setting).
      • Current AHA ACLS, AHA BCLS, AHA PALS and NRP provider.
      • BTLS, PHTLS or TNATC required within six (6) months of hire (talk with General Manager prior to class).
    • CCT-EMTP desirable
    • National certification (FP-C or CCT-EMTP) required within one (1) year of hire.
    • Flight Paramedic experience preferred
    • FP-C desirable


    • Must be 21 years of age.
    • Accountability for strong customer service.
    • Ability to communicate professionally, effectively and persuasively both orally and in writing at levels in the organization.
    • Ability to maintain composure under pressure, works efficiently and accurately with frequent interruptions, and set and reset multiple priorities.
    • Must have a good driving and criminal record and be able to pass a company background investigation and physical examination.
    • Remains cognizant of local EMS county protocols and requirements.
    • Participates in public relation events and safety in-services.
    • Considerable knowledge of company ambulance operations, tools, equipment and their proper use.
    • Presents a professional image (on and off duty) as a Cal-Ore team member.
    • Maintains a positive team attitude with paramedic, respiratory therapists, pilot, mechanics and communication specialist by working cohesively.
    • Has the ability to work independently and tolerate high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.

    Physical Requirements

    • Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting, and walking.
    • Ability to work in high, open places and confined spaces.
    • Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting (knuckle height and ankle height).
    • Capable of lifting 75lbs floor to bench height.
    • Ability to lift and carry patient over rough or uneven terrain. Ability to bend, strain, stretch, contort, push, pull, twist, carry, walk with weight, or lift to remove a victim from a motor vehicle and place the victim on a stretcher.
    • Ability to drive an ambulance during both day and night, using depth perception and peripheral vision in emergency situations involving speeds in excess of the posted limits, in congested traffic and in unsafe road conditions caused by factors such as fog, smoke, rain, ice and snow.
    • Ability to complete EMS and emergency rescue functions and tasks which are physically demanding.
    • Ability to respond to an alarm, wake and go from a sound sleep to full activity and exertion within a matter of minutes.
    • Ability to hear and orally respond to verbal orders, calls for assistance and radio communications.
    • Ability to prepare incident reports and medical reports, either by hand or computer, using proper detailed descriptions and appropriate grammar.
    • Ability to interview people and go to gather information on their medical history or circumstances surrounding an incident.
    • Ability to work within a 24-48 hour job environment.

    Additional Information

    REACH offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.


    The REACH Medical Holdings Family of Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military/veteran status, or other non-merit factors. We welcome and encourage applications from minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities (including disabled veterans).


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