SALARY: $17.05 – $26.39/Hour (Starting salary commensurate with qualifications)
OPEN: November 29, 2017
CLOSES: Open until filled
JOB SUMMARY: Under close supervision from a Sergeant and teamed with a Deputy/Paramedic, responds to medical emergencies and performs working level pre-hospital advanced life support care to victims of injury or illness.
EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Responds to requests for emergency medical services. Assesses patients’ medical needs; identifies signs and symptoms and provides pre-hospital treatment, i.e., advanced cardiac life support and advanced trauma life support. Administers treatment and medication. Maintains medical supplies and equipment; reviews medications and equipment each shift to ensure proper control and inventory. Comprehends and documents complete and accurate patient histories. Accurately prepare reports and paperwork as required in a timely manner complete and in compliance with the Davis County Sheriff’s Office and State EMS policy and procedures. Transmits messages on a two-way radio system to physicians, medical facilities, and dispatch center using proper medical and professional radio procedures. Operates a motor vehicle in safe manner in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Performs related duties as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School graduation or equivalent.
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 21 years of age. Must possess a valid Paramedic certification issued by the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, or a Paramedic Certification from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians. Note: Applicants with a certification from the National Registry must acquire and present to the Human Resources Office a Paramedic Certification issued by the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services prior to hire date. Employment is contingent upon possession of a valid Paramedic Certification issued by the Utah Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. Must pass the Davis County Sheriff’s Office (DCSO) background investigation. As part of the background investigation, the DCSO requests that all applicants submit to a pre-employment polygraph examination. Must maintain state-mandated continuing education requirements, including current American Heart Association (AHA) certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), or equivalent. Must possess a valid driver license; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date (exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal or a County vehicle for job related travel must possess a valid driver license and must operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all applicable rules and regulations.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.