Paramedic

  • Gallup, NM
  • Full-time

Company Description

MedStar is the premier provider of emergency services and ground transportation in Gallup, New Mexico.  Our Company has a history of safety, quality care and success in providing McKinley County with emergency ground transportation services.

Job Description

As a first responder, the paramedic assesses patient conditions quickly, confidently and with composure.
Emergencies will cover situations such as sudden illness, accidents involving casualties, fires and other incidents; all of which range from life-threatening to minor illnesses or injuries.  Treatment provided will include up to, but not limited to, resuscitation and stabilization of patients, use of high-tech equipment, administration of intravenous drips and oxygen. Duties may include driving an ambulance or follow-car.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements

  • Recent ground ambulance experience
  • Paramedic license in the State of New Mexico
  • Current ACLS and PALS
  • Current National Registry
  • Current and valid driver’s license
  • Excellent physical health with full use of extremities and no back limitations.
  • Excellent mental health with the ability to cope with extreme emotional and physical stress

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced trauma course certifications
  • Experience in critical care and/or emergency department

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.