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South Kingstown seeking Paramedics....

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  • South Kingstown seeking Paramedics....

    Figured I would put this online in case someone missed it in the Sunday paper.

    Paramedic $37,153-$43,163
    Regular Full Time

    The Town of South Kingstown is seeking applicants for full-time Paramedics. To apply please submit an application/resume with copies of all credentials and current drivers license to: Personnel Administrator, Town Hall, 180 High Street, Wakefield, RI 02879. Applications may be obtained at www.southkingstownri.com. Please view the job posting on our website for further information. Hiring preference based on education and experience. Conditional hiring for non-paramedics provided they become Nationally Registered EMT-P within one year of appointment. Position open until filled. EOE M/F/V/H PARAMEDICS

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Selection process will be based upon but not limited to: " Resume/CV review " Oral Interview " Ride along " Occupational Health Screening " Background investigation " References " All positions have a one year probationary period In addition to the benefits afforded to each Town employee, Paramedics also benefit from: " Over $600 in stipends towards continuing education each year " Supplied uniforms, personal safety equipment, and cleaning services " Opportunity to work seven, 24-hour shifts or three days on/off schedule (based on seniority bid system) " Frequent opportunities for overtime " Paid court time " Paid holidays (regardless of whether you worked them or not) " Employees may take compensation leave in lieu of overtime " Municipal third service model EMS system, no fire fighter cross training or heavy rescue training " No academy. You will be assigned a preceptor and immediately begin working in the field " Progressive EMS service, only service in state to require Paramedics, first 12-lead program started in 1998, first paid medical director in state For further information contact the EMS Director at (401) 783-3321 x 519
    MIN REQ: Minimum qualifications to apply: " National Registry EMT-P certification (must have State of RI, EMT-P license to be hired " ACLS " BCLS " PALS The preferred candidate will have: " Graduated from a Paramedic program with a minimum of 1500 curriculum hours " Paramedic education consistent with State of RI standing orders for Paramedics, including central lines, invasive airway " NRP " ATLS (audit), BTLS, or PHTLS " Minimum of one year full time work history as a Paramedic " Strong clinical documentation skills, experience with SOAP format " Proficiency in Microsoft Office software " Four-year degree in the life sciences or public administration " Strong written and oral communication skills " Clean criminal and driving record. No evidence of department of health disciplinary actions. (selection process dependent upon criminal, traffic and department of health history)

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