- High School diploma or equivalent.
- Must hold and maintain a current, valid Oregon Driver’s License.
- Current BLS CPR Card.
- EMT Certification and National Registry.
- Must be 21 years of age.
- Must obtain EMT-B Certification in Oregon within 30 days of hire.
- 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.
- 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.
Cal-Ore, a REACH Medical Holdings company 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.
REACH Medical Holdings is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for the position applied for without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, 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).