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Jessamine County EMS

Posting Date: 2019-01-08
Closing Date: 2019-02-01
Organization Name: Jessamine County EMS
Address: 101 South 2nd St. Suite B
City: Nicholasville
County: Jessamine County
State: KY
For additional information, contact: Deputy Director Chris Wilhite
Contact phone: 859-887-2987
Contact E-Mail: cwilhite@jcems911.com
KBEMS ambulance or medical first response license: 1449

Position description: Official Description: The Paramedic responds to
emergency calls for the critically ill and/or injured, providing
immediate and efficient care for the citizens and visitors and
Jessamine County.

Directors Note:The position of Paramedic is one that requires a high degree of reliability and accountability.This position will carry a variety of responsibilities that are in support of the service's mission and values. The Paramedic is a healthcare practitioner and is expected to perform activities within their scope of practice and outlined policies with efficiency. The community instills trust in this position and as such we expect a Paramedic to operate with integrity and to handle each situation with compassion while striving for excellence in both an operational and clinical capacity.

Position requirements: -Must have reached his/her 18th birthday.
-Graduation from an accredited high school or equivalent.
-Must maintain a valid Kentucky drivers license in good standing.
-Hold a Kentucky Paramedic License in good standing.
-Be certified in CPR, HIV-AIDS, Bloodborne Pathogens, Drivers Training, ACLS, PALS, BTLS, and or PHTLS.
-Must maintain all certification as required by KRS.
-Possess a completion of initial and yearly on-the-job training as required by KRS and/or Jessamine County EMS administration.
-Have knowledge of modern procedures, practices, and methods of the health care delivery system.
-NIMS Training (100, 200, 700, 800)
-Successfully pass a criminal background check.
-Successfully complete the pre-employment physical agility testing in the time required.
-Successfully complete all aspects of the pre-employment medical physical including OSHA required testing.

Benefits: - CERS Hazardous Duty Retirement
- Paid Single Health Insurance
- Optional insurance policies through AFLAC (Cancer, Short Term Disability, and more)
- Paid Sick Leave
- Paid Vacation Leave
- In-House Education
- Online learning management system utilized for education and tracking
- Optional inclusion in supplemental retirement through deferred comp
- Optional benefits including Dental and Vision insurance.
- Exemplary equipment (Video Laryngoscopes, LUCAS Devices, Point of Care Ultrasound, Transport Ventilators, Handtevy Pediatric Dosing System, Pediatric Transport devices, Stryker Power-Life and Power-Load systems)

To apply: Please call us at 859-887-2987 to apply, or you can go to
our website (updating soon) and go to files to download the

Additional information: Our service prides itself on being one of the most progressive in the state. We are currently involved in ongoing research in the field of Point of Care Ultrasound, and we strive to stay abreast to the latest clinical evidence. We are looking for EMT's and Paramedic's that have exemplary character. Thank you for your interest!