Regional Emergency Support Quick Response Service Paramedic (Casual) 911/EMS Georgetown, PA · Part time

Established in August 2015, RESQRS (pronounced 'Rescuers') initially offered standby medical services for local sports and events. Since then, RESQRS has evolved, extending its services to include non-emergency ambulance transports, flight team transports, special operations medical standbys, and 911 'First Response' emergency medical services. With a focus on special operations ambulance standbys and emergency transportation for air medical flight teams in the Greater Pittsburgh area and surrounding regions, RESQRS is in search of highly competent and expertly skilled prehospital patient care providers.

Description

 Position Summary:

RESQRS is seeking highly skilled and competent Paramedics. RESQRS Paramedics will be utilized in both the 911 EMS Division, as well as, Non-Emergency Interfacility Transport Divisions with the opportunity to cross-train into the Recovery (Organ Transplant Ground Transportation Services) and Special Operations Divisions. RESQRS Paramedics will play a critical role in ensuring the delivery of prompt, efficient, and compassionate care to patients in emergency and non-emergency situations. You will provide leadership, guidance, and support to fellow paramedics and EMTs in the field, helping them uphold the highest standards of clinical excellence and professionalism.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Routine workload includes, but is not limited to, daily vehicle inspections, equipment operational inspections, stock inventory, narcotics accountability logs, shift training, vehicle cleaning and station housekeeping. 
  • Respond promptly to emergency calls and arrive at the scene safely and efficiently.
  • Provide high-quality, compassionate care to patients during emergency and non-emergency medical transportation.
  • Administer advanced life support (ALS) treatments and interventions, including airway and ventilatory management, cardiac monitoring, IV therapy, and medication administration, based on the assessment findings.
  • Communicate effectively with dispatchers, medical personnel, and other first responders to coordinate patient care and transport.
  • Document all patient assessments, treatments, and interventions accurately and thoroughly in the ePCR. 
  • Safely operate RESQRS transport units and transport patients safely to the appropriate destination.
  • Maintain equipment and supplies in accordance with established protocols and safety standards.
  • Participate in RESQRS trainings and professional development opportunities to enhance skills and stay current with best practices in emergency medical care.
  • Other operational duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Preferred applicants MUST have a minimum of 3 years experience in emergency scene response as a Paramedic. Non-emergency transport experience does not qualify.
  • Positive attitude, fostering a culture of a safe and productive work environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Commitment to providing compassionate care and serving the community with integrity and professionalism.
  • Ability to maintain composure and make effective decisions in high-pressure situations.


Skills & Physical Requirements: 

  • Must be able to perform prolonged periods of standing, walking, and lifting.
  • Must be able to drive for extended periods of time under non-emergent and emergent conditions.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs individually & 100 pounds with assistance. 
  • Pass pre-employment drug testing.


Required Education and Clearances:

  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid PA / NR Paramedic certification.
  • Current PALS, ACLS, and PHTLS / ITLS 
  • EVDT/EMSVO & CPR
  • Pass a criminal background check (PATCH)
  • Pass FBI fingerprinting clearance & Child Abuse Clearance (CWIS)
  • Have a clean driving record & insurable by company commercial auto carrier
  • 5 years of unrestricted driving experience – Required
  • Must receive an active medical command status from RESQRS appointed Medical Director. 

Shift:

  • 12 hour shifts


Compensation:

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and qualifications


RESQRS provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex, age, citizenship, marital status, military service or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, AIDS or HIV status, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin, results of genetic testing, arrest record, conviction record where the conviction is unrelated to the position, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to and governs all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, compensation, training, placement, promotion, assignment, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave of absence, and any other terms and conditions of employment.

Salary

$27.25 - $28.5 per hour