EMC Job Opportunities

"Work and live in a community that appreciates you. Practice your profession where it matters. Lower cost of living, higher quality of life. Emanuel Medical Center wants you!"

Emanuel Medical Center, P.O. Box 879, 117 Kite Road, Swainsboro, GA 30401
Fax: 478-289-1385 Email: humanresources@remove-thisemanuelmedical.org

QUALIFIED CANDIDATES’ APPLICATIONS WILL BE FORWARDED TO THE APPROPRIATE MANAGER. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED FOR POSITIONS OTHER THAN THOSE POSTED WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

#349 Paramedic

Job Type
Fulltime
Contract Type
Contract
Job Description

Primary responsibility is for the pre-hospital emergency medical care of the citizens of Emanuel County.  This includes both emergency and non-emergency medical care and transportation.  Secondary responsibilities include assisting in the emergency and non-emergency care of patients within the Hospital.   The Paramedic is an employee of Emanuel Medical Center and is expected to follow the policies and procedures of the facility.  The Paramedic answers to the EMS director.  In the absence of the EMS Director he/she answers to the Assistant EMS Director.

Job Requirements

Minimal Qualifications:

 

Education

            A high school diploma or GED

Completion of a Paramedic Course

           

License

Current Georgia Paramedic License

Verified: DHR E.J. Daily 404-679-0547 Primary Source EMS Office

                ejdailey@remove-thisdhr.state.ga.us (Renewal’s every even year June 30th)

            CPR card.

            ACLS card

            Georgia Driver’s License

 

Physical Demands

 

  • Paramedic is required to lift, carry and load into an ambulance all patients (100+ pounds). Work in extreme conditions which may include:  extreme temperatures, uneven or rough footing, slippery footing, stairs or high angle positioning and low light situations.
  • Paramedic must work in the back of a moving vehicle with a sixty (60) inch headroom.
  • Paramedic must be in physical condition to work at an accident scene in extreme 

conditions for an indefinite period of time, to extricate, treat, carry, load and      

transport the injured patient.

  • Paramedic must be able to differentiate color as it pertains to patient conditions.
  • Paramedic should have eyesight that is correctable to 20/20 vision. 
  • Paramedic must possess hearing, touch and smell senses that will enable them to 

adequately and safety meet the diagnostic needs of the patients served. 

  • The position has a high level of exposure to blood borne pathogens.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mental Demands                                                                                          

 

  • Paramedic must be able work in a highly charged emotional atmosphere.
  • Paramedic must be able to recognize personal stress factors that may hinder their ability to function.  These are not unexpected reactions and should be addressed.   Events on duty that may cause these type stresses include; death or serious injury of a child, death or serious injury to a family member or friend, multiply injury or death situations.
  • Emanuel Medical Center offers a program to assist the Paramedic in dealing with these     stresses with the help of trained personnel.   Use of these resources is encouraged.

 

 

The duties, responsibilities and required skills for this job are outlined on the following pages and are the basis for competency and performance evaluations.  This list is intended to describe the general nature of work to be performed and not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel classified as Paramedics.