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Firefighter Paramedic for Channahon Fire Department

Company: Kurtz Ambulance
Location: Channahon
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:Kurtz / American Medical Response (AMR)Channahon, ILFirefighter Paramedic
Offering a $10,000 sign-on bonus(Or will sponsor Fire Fighter Academy)
Channahon Fire Department - Firefighter ParamedicJob Title: Firefighter ParamedicFLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Position SummaryFirefighter/Paramedic's under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.
Customer Service

  • Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections
  • Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.
  • Work involves serving the public.
  • Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.
  • Work requires interaction with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies.Fire Suppression
    • Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms.
    • Assists in the suppression of structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.
    • Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.
    • Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on sceneEmergency Medical Services
      • Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations.
      • Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.
      • Transfers patients to medical facilities.
      • Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.
      • Provide written reports detailing patient care.Communications
        • Portable radios are used as a means of communication.
        • Must conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner.Maintenance
          • Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.
          • Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.Training
            • Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training.Compliance
              • Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.
              • Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.
              • Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.
              • Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.
              • Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period.
              • Must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.Qualifications:
                • State issued, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (ProBoard) certifications as a minimum: Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials-Operations
                • State issued EMT-P
                • Current CPR/AED certification
                • Must possess IDPH EMT-/P license
                • Illinois FFII or Basic Ops certification
                • AHA CPR card
                • Valid Driver's License
                • Successful background investigations with MVR, & criminal records,
                • Physical fitness/agility
                • Drug/alcohol screeningEducation Requirements
                  • High School diploma or GED required.EEO Statement:Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Keywords: Kurtz Ambulance, Joliet , Firefighter Paramedic for Channahon Fire Department, Healthcare , Channahon, Illinois

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