|Job Title||Paramedic Part-time|
|Pay Grade||Current Pay Range (F): $20.27 - $28.59 per hour (depending upon qualifications), Probationary Pay Range (C): $15.26 - $20.50 (depending on qualifications)|
How to Apply
The application process will close at 4:00 PM on Monday, July 6th, 2020.
The following is a brief overview of the position. Please review the entire job description for a complete listing of the essential duties, responsibilities, physical demands and working environment, minimum qualifications and other requirements of this position.Class Summary
The City of Hudson is seeking regular part-time Paramedics to work in conjunction with volunteer personnel in providing comprehensive ALS EMS service. The position involves working 24-28 hours per week (more or less based on scheduling needs) with regular schedules available. Holiday, evening and weekend hours will be required. New employees will be subject to a probationary period of a minimum of one (1) year. This position accrues OPERS retirement.
Graduation from an accredited high school or GED, current Ohio paramedic certification (National Registry preferred), and some EMS experience as a paramedic (preferably in a volunteer and/or combination Fire and/or EMS Department); or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. BLS and ACLS required. PALS or PEPP preferred. Possession of a valid State of Ohio driver’s license with less than 6 points required. Candidate must be able to successfully complete a background investigation and pre-employment physical examination to include drug screening.
A written examination will be given to all qualified candidates on Wednesday, July 8th, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at the Hudson Safety Center, 40 S. Oviatt Street, Hudson, Ohio. Candidates who pass the written test with a minimum score of 70% will then be scheduled to complete two oral scenario stations following the successful completion of the written exam. After successful completion of the scenario stations, candidates will be eligible for an interview and realistic job preview ride along.
Additional Bonus Credit
Candidates who have current military service or have been honorably discharged from the military, have a current National Registry Paramedic Certification, and/or are a current Hudson EMS Released Volunteer Paramedic will be eligible for the additional bonus credits if a passing score of 70% is achieved on each of the following: written exam, oral scenarios and interview.
Military (Veteran’s Preference ): 5 points
Must provide a copy of an active military ID card or a copy of DD214 Form or similar document indicating discharge was honorable.
National Registry Paramedic Certification: 5 points
Must provide a copy of National Registry Certification
EMS Released Volunteer Paramedic for the City of Hudson: 10 points
The additional bonus credit will be added to the raw score (written exam, oral scenario stations and interview) to obtain a final score. If a tie exists among the final scores on the eligibility list, then the candidates shall be given the same rank on the eligibility list.
Those seeking additional bonus credit must provide copies of appropriate military identification or discharge papers, certification copies, etc. The candidate will be prompted to upload any necessary documentation during the application process.
This is technical work in providing advanced life support emergency medical services care for a municipal emergency medical service department. Work involves responsibility for providing clinical care at the paramedic level on an ambulance, including functioning as crew leader for the assigned crew on the ambulance. Responsible for the performance of the crew at all times during assigned shifts. Work is performed under actual and/or administrative direction of the Fire/EMS Chief, Assistant EMS Chief, EMS Captains, EMS Lieutenants and the Medical Director and is reviewed through direct observation, reports and evaluation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
(Any one position may not include all the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class. Allocation of positions to this class will be determined on the amount of time spent in performing the primary duties.)
Responsible for the checking of vehicle, equipment, and supplies at the start of each shift.
Direct patient care.
Function as a paramedic.
Provide guidance and supervision of other crew members as needed.
Assure that all department policies/procedures are followed by each crew member, and report deficiencies to supervision.
Assure that all protocols for patient care are followed.
Sign for controlled substances and ensure adherence to policies/procedures for such.
Oversee the complete documentation of all paperwork such as patient care reports, supply requests, incident reports, etc.
Responsible for maintaining vehicle, equipment, and quarters in a clean operating manner.
Ensure that the actions of all crew members are professional and courteous at all times.
Must establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, employees, crew members, other allied health providers and the general public.
Must maintain good standing and unrestricted practice authorization from the Medical Director.
Must have regular, reliable, and punctual attendance.
Must obtain City of Hudson required Active Shooter Operations Level certification within 1 year from date of hire and maintain the certification throughout employment as a paramedic with the City of Hudson.
Must follow and comply with City rules and policies. May perform other related duties as assigned.
Physical Demands and Working Environment
(The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Work is frequently performed indoors at the city safety center or at other office locations, and frequently outdoors in the field at emergency response locations. Work requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, climbing stairs, lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 125 pounds, reaching with hands and arms in front of body and overhead, using hands and fingers to operate EMS vehicles, equipment, radios and computers. Work requires sufficient strength and agility to react quickly and effectively in emergency situations. Work occasionally exposes employee to body fluids, fumes, airborne particles, loud noise, toxic and caustic chemicals, extreme weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock.
Work requires possession of a high school diploma or GED and some EMS experience as a Paramedic (preferably in a volunteer and/or combination Fire and/or EMS Department); or any equivalent combination of education and/or experience that provides the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:
Knowledge of the principles, practices, methods, and techniques of advanced life support EMS patient care.
Knowledge of federal, state and local laws, regulations, statutes and ordinances applicable to emergency medical services as pertaining to paramedic care.
Skill in the operation and use of a computer and EMS software programs, and the preparation of automated records.
Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with superiors, crew members, and other allied health providers.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
License, Certificate or Other Requirements
Valid State of Ohio Driver’s License
Valid State of Ohio Paramedic Certification Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification
Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) and Advanced Medical Life Support (AMLS) or Emergency Medical Patients Assessment Care and Transport (EMPACT) Certification preferred
Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) Certification preferred
NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 (all to be obtained within 6 months of hire)
The City of Hudson is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity for all employees and applicants. The City of Hudson does not discriminate in employment or the provision of services on the basis of race, color, national origin and ancestry, gender (sex), religion, age, disability, sex (wages), military status, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other characteristic protected by Federal or State law.