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Paramedic

Description

Ouachita County Medical Center has an opening for a Full Time Paramedic.

The paramedic has the following primary responsibilities; Responds to an emergency call, assesses the situation, obtains a basic medical history and physical examination of the patient, and provides emergency care at the scene and during transit to the hospital. Other duties as assigned.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING/EDUCATION:

High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Registered with the EMT National Registry, and licensure by Arkansas EMS Authority.

Must be at least 21 years old to drive, and have clean driving record.

Must possess reading and writing and arithmetic skills and comprehend and communicate in English.

Must be able to stand for long periods of time, as well as lifting and carrying supplies with and without accommodation.

The applicant must have strong interpersonal skills, be able to perform well individually and within group settings, have the ability to handle situations professionally and accurately, and must be able to provide care with courtesy, friendliness and respect.

Individuals who prefer to apply for employment in person may do so Monday – Friday between the hours of 8:30am – 4:30pm in the Human Resources office. This office is located downstairs, at the back of the hospital. All applications remain active for 6 months, so please be sure to include your telephone number on the application. If you are selected, we will contact you to schedule an interview. Drug screens are required for all new employees. Any questions regarding your application, interview or drug screen should be directed to our Human Resources department at (870) 836-1295.

Ouachita County Medical Center is committed to a professional working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the surrounding community. In accordance with federal and state law, OCMC prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is OCMC policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.