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American Medical Response Calumet Park Fire Department- Firefighter Paramedic in Calumet Park, IL in Calumet Park, Illinois

Calumet Park Fire Department- Paramedic/FF

Job Title: Firefighter Paramedic

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary

Firefighter/Paramedic’s under general supervision perform fire prevention, fire suppression, hazardous material incident response and emergency rescue and medical assistance duties to protect life and property; performs related responsibilities as required.

Responsibilities:

Customer Service

  • Conduct fire safety, home safety, fire extinguisher and pre-fire planning inspections

  • Provide information to the public, install smoke detectors, conduct station tours, visit schools, and participate in public education standbys.

  • Work involves serving the public.

  • Work requires cooperative/supportive interaction with co-workers, supervisors, doctors and other healthcare workers.

  • Work requires interaction with representatives of other City departments, other fire departments and local, state and federal agencies.

Fire Suppression

  • Performs fire suppression duties by responding to emergency fire alarms.

  • Assists in the suppression of structural, residential, commercial, industrial, chemical, petroleum, vehicle, aircraft and Wildland fires; applying the appropriate extinguishing agents to the source of the fire.

  • Operates various pieces of fire equipment and gear for fire suppression and control; drives and operates fire apparatus; search and rescue; ventilation and salvage operations.

  • Provides written reports detailing specific firefighting and rescue actions taken on scene.

Emergency Medical Services

  • Responds to emergency medical calls by evaluating situations.

  • Provides emergency and non-emergency medical procedures both on scene and in a moving vehicle.

  • Transfers patients to medical facilities.

  • Treat patients in accordance with established Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Rural/Metro Fire Department policy.

  • Provide written reports detailing patient care.

Communications

  • Portable radios are used as a means of communication.

  • Must conduct all radio communications in a professional, respectful manner.

Maintenance

  • Conduct daily and weekly vehicle and equipment inspections as assigned.

  • Ensure all vehicle and equipment discrepancies are documented and reported to the on-duty Fire Captain.

Training

  • Participate in all required training sessions, including, but not limited to; live fire drills, performance evaluation drills, ongoing skills maintenance, practice and training, annual OSHA drills, EMS major skills and any other mandatory Company training.

Compliance

  • Reviews paperwork for accuracy and correct process.

  • Implements corrective/preventive measures as determined by the Corporate Compliance/Audit Committee.

  • Cooperates with Internal Audit, Compliance and HR on any recommendations and changes to compliance and legal workflow issues.

  • Complies and enforces all policies and procedures.

  • Must successfully complete all required Compliance Training within the required time period.

  • Must have no compliance related corrective action during the current review period.

  • Qualifications:

  • State issued, International Fire Service Accreditation Congress (IFSAC) or Fire Service Professional Qualifications System (ProBoard) certifications as a minimum: Firefighter I, Hazardous Materials-Operations

  • State issued EMT-P

  • Current CPR/AED certification

  • Must possess IDPH EMT-/P license

  • Illinois FFII or Basic Ops certification

  • AHA CPR card

  • Valid Driver's License

  • Successful background investigations with MVR, & criminal records,

  • Physical fitness/agility

  • Drug/alcohol screening

Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED required.

Global Medical Response and its family of companies including American Medical Response is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled

Extended Job Title: Calumet Park Fire Department- Firefighter Paramedic in Calumet Park, IL

Job ID: 2020-9407

Street: 12457 S. Ashland Avenue

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