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EMS Transport Paramedic (167) 

Category Emergency Services - 6232  


  • The EMS paramedic functions as a team member on an Advanced Life Support (ALS) Ambulance providing patient care in situations including, but not limited to, interfacility transports, emergency 9-1-1 responses, hospital discharges, cath lab stand-bys and community relations events.
  • When not on a transport, the EMS Paramedic may be required to assist in the hospital emergency department with Director approval.
  • The Emergency Department (ED) Paramedic provides direct patient care under the supervision of the RN as well as Advanced Cardiac Life Support under direct supervision of the physician while working in the Emergency Department or in the community in a paramedicine role. Duties and responsibilities are performed in a manner adhering to all hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
  • The ED Paramedic participates with all members of the ED team to facilitate patient flow through the ED. The ED paramedic provides patient care as dictated by patient need, direction of the RN and in compliance with the scope of practice outlined in Nursing Policy NR 300 "Delegation of Care."



  • Provides and documents care consistent with hospital, departmental and unit policies/procedures/protocols.
  • Places patient in room as requested by RN.
  • Performs measurement of temperature, non-invasive blood pressure, pulse, respiratory rate, pain scale, and oxygen saturation and records in patients’ medical record.
  • Attaches patient to cardiac monitor.
  • Performs 12 lead EKG.
  • Places patient on Oxygen as ordered by /MD.
  • Performs ACLS skills under direct supervision of MD* during code situations in the Emergency Department.
  • Performs veni-puncture for blood draws or insert/remove peripheral IV/Lock.
  • Administers limited medications as ordered by physician and detailed in Nursing Policy. May co-sign narcotic waste.
  • Hangs IV fluids as ordered by a physician.
  • Obtain IS or Peak Flow as ordered by /MD.
  • Performs Accu Checks as ordered by MD.
  • Performs Chest compressions and manually ventilates patient as requested by RN/MD.
  • Assist with cleansing, suture set up and dressing wounds as requested by RN/MD.
  • Assist with the care of an Orthopedic patient as requested by RN/MD (Ace wraps, Ice, slings, etc.).
  • Assist with EENT procedures as requested.
  • Assist with Gastric Lavage as requested per RN.
  • Obtains CCMS, Stool, Wound, Nasal and Throat cultures as requested.
  • Performs I&O Catheter as ordered by MD.
  • Assists ED staff in keeping patients and family members informed.
  • Discontinues peripheral IV’s.
  • Transports/Assist with transport of patients as requested by RN.
  • Assist with ambulation and dismissal of patients.
  • Assist with RHC care as requested.
  • Communicates pertinent patient information to the RN clearly, accurately, concisely and in a timely manner.
  • Completes Patient Transport to and from Hospital while utilizing EMS System Protocols/Physician Orders.


  • Ensure the ambulance and all equipment is ready for use at the beginning of each shift and after every call. This includes appropriate cleaning and disinfecting of the interior and exterior of the vehicle: appropriate cleaning and disinfecting of the equipment; and performing some routine maintenance.
  • Performs daily inspections of their base and/or station for cleanliness. Then performs the appropriate housekeeping duties to ensure their living quarters are clean, free from clutter and sanitary at all times.
  • Maintain appropriate communications with company dispatch, medical control and other agencies via radio, data link, pager or cell phone as required.
  • Be knowledgeable as to local geography to include location of hospitals, public venues as well as local streets and highway systems.
  • Respond to emergencies and non-emergencies using appropriate care and caution in accordance with state law, EMS, regulations, organization policy, and the principles of safe emergency vehicle operations.
  • Renders emergency and non-emergency medical care and transportation in accordance with local medical protocol and state law, adhering to company, local, regional, and state guidelines regarding patient care consistent with good judgment and the provision of high-quality medical care.
  • Appropriately and safely delivers the patient to the appropriate medical facility.
  • Completes and signs all appropriate documentation for every response and transport.
  • Obtains complete medical histories and billing information for all patients treated and /or transported.


  • Stocks supplies, cleans equipment & transports to/from CSR as needed, transports specimens via pneumatic tube system, orders supplies as needed.
  • Receives patients into Meditech at the front desk, and notifies the charge nurse/triage nurse immediately of patient’s presence and chief complaint.


  • Attends educational activities to improve knowledge/skill.
  • Contributes to implementing and supporting progressive change, making suggestions to solve patient care or unit problems.
  • Attends 80% unit/departmental meetings and in-service presentations as assigned.
  • Demonstrates acceptable attendance and punctuality.
  • Accepts responsibility for recertification as a paramedic and for other required license’s and certifications as required by the organization, local, regional, and state policies, regulations or laws.
  • When necessary and appropriate, acts as a team leader in dealing with emergency and non-emergency situations, directing and supervising other members of the emergency medical care team.
  • Reports to assigned shifts properly groomed and attired and on time unless the proper notification has been made. Remains on duty until properly relieved.
  • Must have the ability to perform effectively as team leader and team member in patient care situations.
  • Must have the ability to perform effectively in carrying out public relations and community education functions with members of the medical community and general public in promoting the organization.


  • Participate in identifying or recommending areas for improvement.
  • Participates in quality improvement activities to improve patient care related to planned outcomes.
  • Assures all organization goals, objectives and procedures are followed on a daily basis.


  • Completes assigned responsibilities in an efficient, timely manner.
  • Recognizes impact of actions on other departments and interacts in a manner conducive to teamwork and cost containment.
  • Properly charges exams upon completion through the IMS according to departmental procedure.


  • Practice is consistent with safety principles, OSHA Guidelines and infection control guidelines.
  • Provides for protection and support while moving, transferring or ambulating patients.
  • Observes equipment for malfunction and takes appropriate action.
  • Adheres to Universal Precautions/Body Substance Isolation when dealing with patient contacts. Is familiar with and practices the infection control policies and procedures of the organization.
  • Ensures security of buildings, vehicles, equipment, supplies, systems and all other organization property.
  • Ensures security of all company computer systems by adhering to security procedures and utilizing appropriate password policies.
  • Demonstrates complete knowledge, understanding and compliance of organization policies and procedures.
  • Maintains security and privacy of all organization and patient information at all times in accordance HIPPA and all other local, state and federal regulations
  • Maintains security and privacy of all confidential and proprpriay organization information at all times in accordance with company policy.
Position Requirements


  • Exhibits "Patient First" Characteristics Professional Behavior Positive Attitude/Demeanor Respect Teamwork Accountability Communication Dedication to Excellence.
  • Acts at all times in the best interests of high-quality patient care, in the best interest of the patient, an in such a manner to reflect credibly on the company and the professional reputation of the paramedic.
  • Acts at all times with his/her personal safety in mind, as well as the safety of others.
  • At all times sets an example of professionalism and leadership for others to follow.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, using good judgment.
  • Must have the ability to work efficiently and interact in a constructive and professional manner with other employees, public safety personnel and medical staff.
  • Must have the ability to interact effectively and professionally with patients, customers, clients, family members, bystanders, and general public in such a manner as to reflect positively on the organization.


The following licenses/certifications are required:

CPR (Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support)



  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a state recognized paramedic/paramedicine program.
  • Must be currently licensed with the appropriate level of state motor vehicle operator’s license.
  • Must have a clean driving record as approved by organization vehicle liability insurer.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Various Shifts  
Sign-On Bonus  
Position EMS Paramedic (167)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 8/7/2023  
Location Hancock Regional Hospital  
About the Organization YOUR HEALTH IS OUR LIFE

Hancock Health is an Indiana-based, full-service healthcare network serving Hancock County and the surrounding areas. Our health system includes Hancock Regional Hospital, Hancock Physician Network and more than 20 other healthcare facilities, such as wellness centers, women's clinics, family practices, and the Sue Ann Wortman Cancer Center.

A Caring Community Partner
Our goal at Hancock Health is simple: To give every person the personalized attention necessary for a happy, healthy life. Our mission, vision, and values embody this goal.

To be a Caring Community Partner by healing, improving health and wellness, alleviating suffering, and delivering acts of kindness one person at a time.

To be nationally recognized for kindness in the delivery of excellent quality patient care, efficient and effective operations, the adoption of proven technologies, the creation of a positive workplace environment, and excellence in community service.

Exceptional | Honorable | Devoted | Reliable | Kind  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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