Remote Paramedic

Safety Management Systems

May 24, 2024

Texas,

JOB SUMMARY: Provide appropriate, efficient and timely pre-hospital intermediate and
basic life support care and transportation of the sick and injured in
accordance with local, state, national and Acadian Ambulance standards
of practice.

REPORTS TO: Operations Supervisor/Operations Coordinator

Operations Manager
Director of Operations
Regional Vice President

SMS West Texas has an exciting opportunity for the EMT looking for an expanded scope of practice, clinical extension in the oil and gas industry, with rotations through a rural EMS division in far West Texas. The ideal applicant should have a lot of initiative and be ready to train in OSHA compliance, X-ray, and Urgent Care/Primary care in a clinic setting. All experience levels are welcome to apply. Bring your experience, great attitude, and be willing to expand your knowledge base while delivering first rate care in a frontier setting.

Other:

  • Travel expense reimbursement available
  • Expanded scope of practice
  • Primary work site is clinic setting with rotations through a Frontier EMS division
  • Outstanding benefits offered
  • Lodging provided

EQUIPMENT: Ambulance; stretcher; folding stretcher; scoop stretcher; long and short
spine boards and KED; spinal immobilization equipment; radios and
computerized communications equipment; pager; splinting devices;
suction devices; bandaging materials; oxygen bottles and tubings; basic
and advanced airway management devices and EOA; glucometer;
intravenous fluid therapy equipment; cardiac monitor I defibrillator; pulse
oximeter; fire extinguisher; simple extrication devices; simple mechanics
tools; pneumatic anti-shock garment; blood pressure cuff and stethoscope;
patient restraints; simple traction devices; other medical and related
equipment items not specifically listed may be added as new items are
introduced.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: This job description is not intended, nor should it be
construed, to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, skills or working conditions
associated with the job. It is intended to be a general description of the essential duties and
requirements common to positions of this type and may be subject to change. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
functions.
1. Conducts a careful examination of the patient for signs and symptoms of illness/injury
and assists other medical personnel as necessary.
2. Administers prompt and efficient basic and intermediate life support care within the
limits of licensure or certification and in accordance with approved protocols prior to and
during transport.
3. Provides careful handling of the patient to and from the ambulance.
4. Provides safe and efficient transport of the patient in the ambulance to the medical facility.
5. Provides a safe and efficient transfer of patient and patient care information to the
receiving personnel at the destination.
6. Documents all aspects of patient condition and treatment on EMS run reports. Obtains

and records non-medical patient information as required. Completes other patient
documentation and forms as required.
7. Conducts regular unit inventory and equipment testing to ensure all equipment for
which the paramedic is responsible is present, clean and in proper working order.
8. Upon completion of transport, responsible for all assigned duties which will place the
ambulance and equipment back in service.
9. Responsible for full knowledge of the ambulance's equipment and its proper use at all
times.
10. Documents and reports all needed repairs to the proper maintenance departments
(electronic or mechanical) as well as to supervisors and other ambulance personnel as
required.
11. In the absence of other qualified personnel, responsible for the use of basic extrication tools
and procedures to gain access to the patient if necessary.
12. In the absence of other qualified personnel, responsible for controlling the patient's
surroundings in such a way as to minimize further danger and control the actions of
bystanders.
13. In both the emergency and non-emergency setting, operates I drives the ambulance in a
safe and efficient manner, following company driving guidelines, so the safety or condition
of the occupants are not compromised.
14. Follows all FCC regulations when communicating via electronic communications
equipment.
15. Attends all mandatory meetings as scheduled.
16. Completes assigned station and station grounds duties.
17. Orders supplies and equipment from Central Supply to replenish station and ambulance
inventories as needed.
18. Completes assigned ambulance duties (i.e., washing, waxing, interior and exterior cleaning,
etc.) as required.
19. Completes all required company reports and logs and when necessary provides other
ambulance and supervisory personnel with the information.
20. If an approved preceptor, responsible for precepting new employees as directed.
21. If an approved preceptor, responsible for precepting EMT-Basic, Intermediate and
Paramedic students as directed.
22. Must meet and fulfill the qualifications, requirements, functions and responsibilities
of the Emergency Medical Technician -Basic and Intermediate job descriptions.
23. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
1. High School Diploma or GED.
2. National and/or State certification as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic
determined by appropriate state requirements.
3. Current CPR certification as established by the American Heart Association.
4. Current ACLS certification as established by the American Heart Association.
5. Must be able to read, write and communicate professionally and effectively with
employees and managers. Must possess the ability to write simple correspondence or
reports. Must possess the ability to effectively present information in one-on-one
and small group situations to other employees and/or managers.
6. Must be knowledgeable of company protocols, operational procedures and safety
policies.
7. Must be able to drive large vehicles in normal and adverse conditions.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 

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