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Rockton- Firefighter Paramedic in Rockton, IL

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Job Details
Job Order Number
JC157460754
Company Name
American Medical Response
Physical Address

Rockton, IL 61072
Job Description

American Medical Response (AMR) / Kurtz

Rockton, IL

Firefighter Paramedic

Rockton- Paramedic/FF

Job Title: Firefighter Paramedic

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary

Firefighter/Paramedic’s under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.

Responsibilities:

Customer Service

+ Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections

+ Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.

+ Work involves serving the public.

+ Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.

+ Work requires interaction with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies.

Fire Suppression

+ Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms.

+ Assists in the suppression of structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.

+ Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.

+ Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on scene

Emergency Medical Services

+ Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations.

+ Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.

+ Transfers patients to medical facilities.

+ Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.

+ Provide written reports detailing patient care

Communications

+ Portable radios are used as a means of communication.

+ Must conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner.

Maintenance

+ Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.

+ Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.

Training

+ Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training

Compliance

+ Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.

+ Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.

+ Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.

+ Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.

+ Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period.

+ Must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.

Qualifications:

+ State issued, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (ProBoard) certifications as a minimum: Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials-Operations

+ State issued EMT-P

+ Current CPR/AED certification

+ Must possess IDPH EMT-/P license

+ Illinois FFII or Basic Ops certification

+ AHA CPR card

+ Valid Driver’s License

+ Successful background investigations with MVR, & criminal records,

+ Physical fitness/agility

+ Drug/alcohol screening

Education Requirements

+ High School diploma or GED required.

Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Extended Job Title: Rockton- Firefighter Paramedic in Rockton, IL

Job ID: 2020-9420

Street: 201 N. Blackhawk Blvd


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