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Waverly Health Center Paramedic 1.0FTE in Waverly, Iowa


FTE: 1.0FTE, 24 hour shifts PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

Provides care to sick and injured patients in pre-hospital settings. May provide care to patients having more complex medical or trauma problems in extenuating circumstances. Possesses broad-based clinical skills including communication, mentoring, advocacy, critical thinking, accountability for self, peers and staff and assisting in maintaining a healthy work environment. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education, Experience, and Training

  • Must be a graduate of an accredited Paramedic program and possess valid Iowa Paramedic certification.

  • Must possess valid Iowa Chauffeur’s License and maintain an acceptable Motor Vehicle Driving Record.

  • Previous experience as a Paramedic preferred.

  • Must have thorough knowledge of emergency care equipment, vehicle operation and maintenance, and advanced Paramedic procedures.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing– Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 50 pounds. Must use, and require others to use, when in hospital and/or pre-hospital settings, proper body mechanics and ergonomics and, as applicable, lifting/moving devices.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Moderate.

  • Squat/Kneel – Approximately 25% of shift.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position without compromising patient care or satisfaction.

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