Critical Care Transport Paramedic
Posted on: November 20, 2020
Assesses and manages critically ill patients during transport by
ground or rotor.
Work Schedule: PRN
Assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to prioritize
medical procedures or the need for assistance. Responds to 9-1-1
and disaster needs as applicable. Works under stress caused by
emergencies, danger, or criticism. Makes judgments; solves
Restores and stabilizes heart rhythm on pulseless, non-breathing
patients as directed by a physician. Monitors cardiac patients
using electrocardiographs. Monitors chest tubes and automated
transport ventilators. Initiates intravenous fluids. Performs
endotracheal intubation. Performs drug calculations and administers
injections of medications.
Monitors drips, colloids and blood products initiated by RN or
transferring facility. Gives initial treatment at emergency scenes;
takes vital signs. Assists in extricating trapped victims. Drives
the ambulance to and from scenes and treatment centers.
Maintains ambulances, stations, and equipment. Provides public
education presentations. May assist with triage and monitoring of
patients in waiting rooms. Acts as a member of the code, trauma and
nurse response teams.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive
judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be
able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Basic Life Support
- Driver's License
- Certified Flight Paramedic
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program
- PALS Certification
- Transport Professional Adv Trauma Course
- Other information:
Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED.
Required Licensure/Certification: National Registry of Emergency
Medical Technicians (NREMT) and Pediatric Education for Prehospital
Providers (PEPP) as determined at position level. Colorado EMT-P
certification. Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C) upon hire for
Northern CO, and within 2 years for Metro Denver and Southern
Colorado regions. Valid driver's license.
Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider; Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS).
Required within 1 year: Neonatal Resuscitation (NPR); Transport
Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC).
Minimum Experience: 3 years' paramedic experience. Preferred: 2
years of ICU/Emergency Department experience.
- BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red
Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before
start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of
hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either
the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for
the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional
Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be
through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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