Under direction of the assigned EMS Captain/Supervisor, provides ambulance transport services as a member of the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District (District) Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Division.
The non-firefighter position of Paramedic (EMT-P) works under the direct supervision of the EMS assigned Captain in conjunction with other District Staff and the overall direction of the Operations Division. The primary responsibility of the EMT-P is to provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) care and transport of patients as a component of the Sacramento County 911 EMS System.
An EMT-P is required to be able to make critical decisions that impact the safety, well being, or life of patients and members of the District in stressful situations. The EMT-P is expected to execute sound judgment that demonstrates the highest of ethical and moral standards in the performance of job duties and other situations with and without explicit direction.
The Single Role Paramedic is a three (3) year limited term position. The term of employment may be extended as necessary at the discretion of the Fire Chief.
The Paramedic position is expected to transition into the Firefighter/Paramedic position within the three (3) year term. Employees transitioning into the rank of Firefighter/Paramedic must possess (a) Paramedic License accredited in Sacramento County and in good standing with the District, (b) Six month appraisal with satisfactory scores as a Paramedic, (c) CPAT card that is valid within 12 months of the final filing date for Firefighter/Paramedic as determined by the District, (d) receive a passing score in an interview process.
Job Type: FULL TIME
Location: Rancho Cordova, California
Agency: SACRAMENTO METROPOLITAN FIRE DISTRICT