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Part Time EMT (Click for Details)

JOB TITLE: EMT
REPORTS TO: District Supervisor / Paramedics / Operations Manager
CLASSIFICATION: Part-time

JOB SUMMARY: Under direction, EMT will perform patient care responsibilities with duty crew, and perform other work, as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB JUNCTIONS:
At the Supervisor’s discretion, EMT will maintain and inspect station, apparatus and equipment, and ensure they are in good working condition.

The ability to perform and properly document all tasks expected of an EMS provider.

Ensures the safety of duty crew at all times. Ensures while on duty, EMT is trained and prepared to respond to emergencies. Demonstrates excellence as an example for the District crew to follow. Provides excellent customer service to the citizens they encounter while performing their duties.
Ensures District equipment is response-ready and prepared to deliver effective emergency service. Maintains discipline; maintains records and submit reports.

Highly organized, dependable, and able to keep matters confidential. Clear, concise oral and written communication. Maintain effective working relationships with community, customers, supervisors, employees, and coworkers.

The EMT will complete all daily activities including emergency responses. EMT staff are responsible for delivering exceptional customer service and patient care. EMT will work as a team member to ensure they are in their scope of practice. EMT will ensure that the vehicles and equipment are response-ready at the beginning of every shift and maintained while on duty, and if they are not, will correct the situation to ensure it is corrected and inform their direct Supervisor.
Other duties, as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES:

High School graduate or a valid GED

Minimum of Oregon State License of Emergency Medical Technician.

Highly desired current certification in: ACLS, PHTLS.

Preferred Incident Command System courses of 100, 200, 700, and 800.

Required to possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License, and is insurable.

EQUIPMENT:

  • Operate office equipment, such as computers, tablets and toughbooks and applicable software,
    calculator, copy machine, scanner, shredder, fax machine, multi-line telephone.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to pass a medical physical assessment, sit and stand for extended periods of time.
    Able to lift 125 lbs.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Meet or exceed all requirements for a part-time EMS provider.

  • Pass a Criminal Background and Reference Check.
  • Successful completion of the District’s Physical Ability exam.
  • Successful completion of a medical physical exam.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening.

The examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed.
The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work
is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employee and
WLAD. This job description is subject to change by the WLAD Operations Manager.

Community Paramedic (Click for Details)

JOB TITLE: Community Paramedic
REPORTS TO: Operations Manager / District Supervisor
CLASSIFICATION: 2-year contract

JOB SUMMARY: Provides primary care and/or advanced life support with the goal of reducing morbidity. Supports existing health services; provides integrated health services in partnership with other health professionals; extends access to health services in underserved and general populations, including primary care, public health, disease management, prevention and wellness, mental health, and dental health; and performs other duties as required. The position is located in the Western Lane Ambulance District Assigned Service Area.

ESSENTIAL JOB JUNCTIONS:

Performs all primary job responsibilities listed for Paramedic;

Examines, screens, treats and coordinates health services for patients;

Conducts post-hospital release follow-up care including, but not limited to, monitoring medication, dressing changes, and checking vital signs;

Observes, records, and reports to physician, patient’s conditions and reactions to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents;

Conducts patient education, including diabetes prevention/treatment, hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, falls assessment, injury evaluation, geriatric frailty visits, and nutrition;

Administers patient care consistent with Department protocols and physician orders;

Develops and completes appropriate reports and templates for the Community Paramedic Program;

Attends meetings, as requested and available;

Cleans and maintains (minor maintenance) vehicles;

Cleans and maintains equipment;

Maintains records of vehicles, supplies, training and daily work; and

Performs other related duties, as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES:
High School graduate or a valid GED

Associate of Applied Sciences in EMS or related field from an accredited college (preferred), or a minimum of fifty (50) credit hours from an accredited college towards a related field of study (highly desired).

Required Oregon State License of Paramedic or reciprocity within 30 days.

Required current certification in BLS, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, with highly desired CCP/FPC

Preferred Incident Command System courses of 100, 200, 700, and 800.

Preferred 5 years experience as a line EMS responder in a comparable or larger EMS district.

Required to possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License, and is insurable.

EQUIPMENT:

  • Operate office equipment, such as computers, tablets, toughbooks and applicable software, calculator, copy machine, scanner, shredder, fax machine, multi-line telephone.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • Must be able to pass a medical physical assessment, sit and stand for extended periods of time. Able to lift 125 lbs.
  • The applicant is required to operate emergency medical vehicles, move medical equipment and extract persons from a wide variety of situations involving vehicular, industrial and residential accidents, injuries or illness;
  • At times, the work requires movement over various types of terrain, i.e., hilly, steep, rocky, rough, and/or wet slippery surfaces;
  • Most work is performed in private homes, vehicles, and/or office setting;
  • The incumbent must see, hear and communicate with the patient in order to perform a physical assessment of the patient;
  • Must be able to life, care, push, and/or pull up to 125 pounds (250 pounds with assistance); and
  • Work 40 hours per week.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT: Meet or exceed all requirements for a full-time EMS provider.

  • Pass a Criminal Background and Reference Check.
  • Successful completion of the District’s Physical Ability exam.
  • Successful completion of a medical physical exam.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening.

The examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employee and WLAD. This job description is subject to change by the WLAD Operations Manager.

Part Time Paramedic (Click for Details)

JOB TITLE: Part-time Paramedic
REPORTS TO: Operations Manager / District Supervisor
CLASSIFICATION: Collective Bargaining Unit

JOB SUMMARY

Under direction, Paramedic will perform patient care responsibilities with duty crew, and perform other work, as required.

ESSENTIAL JOB JUNCTIONS

At the Supervisor’s discretion, Paramedic will maintain and inspect station, apparatus and equipment, and ensure that they are in good working condition.

The ability to perform and properly document all tasks expected of a Paramedic.

Ensures the safety of duty crew at all times. Ensures while on duty, Paramedic is trained and prepared to respond to emergencies. Demonstrates excellence as an example for the District crew to follow. Provides excellent customer service to the citizens they encounter while performing their duties.

Ensures District employees and equipment are response-ready and prepared to deliver effective emergency services.

Highly organized, dependable, and able to keep matters confidential. Clear, concise oral and written communication. Maintain effective working relationships with community, customers, supervisors, employees, and coworkers.

The Paramedic will complete all daily activities, including emergency responses. Paramedic staff are responsible for delivering exceptional customer service and patient care. Paramedic’s will oversee all patient care and work together or instruct less qualified EMS providers in their scope of practice. Paramedic will ensure that the vehicles and equipment are response-ready at the beginning of every shift and maintained while on duty; if they are not, Paramedic will correct the situation to ensure it is correct and inform their direct Supervisor.

Other duties, as assigned.

REQUIRED EDUCATION, DEGREES, CERTIFICATES, AND/OR LICENSES

High school graduate or a valid GED.

Associates of Applied Sciences in EMS or related field from an accredited college (preferred), or a minimum of fifty (50) credit hours from an accredited college towards a related field of study (highly desired).

Required Oregon State License of Paramedic or reciprocity within 30 days.

Required current certification in: BLS, ACLS, PALS, PHTLS, with highly desired CCP/FPC

Preferred Incident Command System courses of 100, 200, 700, and 800.

Required to possess a valid Oregon Driver’s License, and is insurable.

Preferred one (1) year experience as a line EMS responder in a comparable or larger EMS district.

EQUIPMENT

  • Operate office equipment, such as computers, tablets, toughbooks and applicable software, calculator, copy machine, scanner, shredder, fax machine, multi-line telephone.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be able to pass a medical physical assessment, and sit and stand for extended periods of time. Able to lift 125 lbs.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Meet or exceed all requirements for a Paramedic:

  • Pass a Criminal Background and Reference Check.
  • Successful completion of the District’s Physical ability exam.
  • Successful completion of a medical physical exam.
  • Pass pre-employment drug screening.

The examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.

The position description does not constitute an employment agreement between the Supervisor and WLAD. This position description is subject to change by the WLAD Operations Manager.

Online Application

WESTERN LANE AMBULANCE DISTRICT

  • Western Lane Ambulance District (WLAD) does not discriminate in hiring on the basis of gender, race, national origin, age, disability, religion, or other protected class status. WLAD is in conformity with all local, state and federal laws and regulations regarding fair employment practices.
  • Emergency Contact

 
 

    Education and Training

  • Licence, Registration, Certificate

  • Specialized Skills and Knowledge

 
 

    Work History

  • Give accurate, complete full time and part time employment history starting with your current or most recent job for the last ten years. You should include employment with public agencies including the U S. Government Armed Forces, etc. Attach additional pages if necessary.
 
 

    PERSONAL REFERENCES

  • List four personal references. Do not include relatives or former employers.
  • PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES

  • List four professional references. Include persons that would have knowledge of your working skills.
 
 

    WESTERN LANE AMBULANCE DISTRICT - Supplemental Questionnaire

 
 

    CERTIFICATION AND SIGNATURE

  • Western Lane Ambulance District is authorized to verify any or all of the information contained on the Application Form. A false answer to any question(s) in this application may be grounds for nonselection or for termination after you begin work. All statements are subject to investigation, including a check of your training and experience statements. All information you give will be considered in reviewing your application.

    • I hereby certify that all statements contained herein are true and complete whether made by others or me at my request.

    • I agree and understand that any misstatement, misrepresentation, falsification or omission of facts shall cause forfeiture of all rights to employment with Western Lane Ambulance District.

    • If accepted for employment, I agree to abide by and comply with all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Western Lane Ambulance District.

    • I further understand and agree that my employer has the right to terminate my employment during my initial probationary period without cause or notice.

    • If requested by Western lane Ambulance District, I freely and voluntarily agree to submit to a drug test as part of my application for and as a condition of employment. I understand that either my refusal to submit to the drug test or my failure to qualify according to the minimum standards stated by Western Lane Ambulance District for this examination, may disqualify me from further consideration for employment.
 

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