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Paramedic

Location : New York, NY
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

·        Length of assignment: 1 year


·        Team of 4/5 people to travel in a van to provide outreach to homeless populations


·        Administer first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.


·        Assess nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.


·        Attend training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.


·        Comfort and reassure patients.


·        Coordinate with treatment center personnel to obtain patients' vital statistics and medical history, to determine the circumstances of the emergency, and to administer emergency treatment.


·        Coordinate work with other emergency medical team members or police or fire department personnel.


·        Instruct emergency medical response team about emergency interventions, to ensure correct application of procedures.


Required Qualifications :

·        Interviews required


·        Will be working with a paramedic and social worker


·        Will have to go by foot to outreach


Background check required: Federal, County


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