The Paramedic is responsible for delivering and administering high quality care and transportation to ill and injured persons. The Paramedic must demonstrate clinical competency and compassion in providing for the physical and emotional needs of patients. The Paramedic must have excellent judgment and be able to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient, must be self-disciplined, able to develop patient rapport, interview hostile patients, maintain safe distance, and recognize and utilize communication unique to diverse multicultural groups and ages within those groups. Must be able to function independently at optimum level in a non-structured environment that is constantly changing.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED).
Experience as an Paramedic as well as an associate or baccalaureate degree in Paramedicine are preferred. Must be proficient in English; must have the ability to read, write and speak English.
License or certification
Current certification as a Nationally Registered Paramedic as well as current Florida Paramedic licensure/certification. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR certification and ACLS. Current ITLS or PHTLS and PALS certifications or must be obtained with 6 months of hire. Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record in accordance with Mayo Clinic policy.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.
Monday - Friday; 10am - 10pm - 6 shifts per two week period - days vary
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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