|Job Title||Community Paramedic|
Falck is a global emergency medical services provider originating from Denmark that services 4 states in the US including: California, Washington, Oregon, and Colorado. Falck has been operating in the US since 2010 and is the second largest private provider of emergency medical services in the country today. Our BLS and ALS services impact not only the lives of our patients, but their families and communities.
Why choose Falck?
As a Community Paramedic at Falck, you are a valued member of a passionate and professional team built on care and careful preparation. We know what it takes to respond to an emergency – that you’re doing your utmost to preserve life, to prevent worsening and to promote healing.
And you know that once the patient is safe, their friends or relatives on the scene also require care and attention. With Falck, you can count on having the equipment and training you need to do the job right – and the support from great colleagues and leaders to handle what comes after. Because we know that the challenges of tomorrow will be different than the ones today, we use the stand-by time to practice and prepare. Here, you can keep developing and learning new skills for new scenarios. As a Paramedic with Falck, you know you come prepared to be there for people in crisis.
Participates and contributes to healthcare innovation projects as directed by leadership, including both field and administrative work. Provides case management or intervention to frequent 9-1-1 callers or other patient/client cohorts. Supports existing health services; provides integrated social case management in partnership with other community services. Extends access to care in underserved and general populations, including primary care, public health, prevention and wellness, mental health, social services and performs other duties as required.
Essential Job Functions:
- Performs all job responsibilities listed for Paramedic and complies with any required paramedic rotations
- Screens, triages, and coordinates health services for patients
- Screens, triages, and coordinates social services for patients
- Observes, records and reports findings to appropriate physicians or physician assistants
- Conducts patient education
- Administers patient care consistent with EMS and CP protocols
- Coordinates appointments and follow-up with physicians and services
- Develops and completes appropriate reports for the CP program
- Monitors communication equipment to maintain contact with Communications Center
- Attends meetings as requested
- Performs administrative activities related to healthcare innovation
- Attends continuing education (EMS and non-EMS) as assigned
- Exercises compliance with patient privacy laws
- Exercises responsibility with company time in an autonomous environment
- Maintains a clean, professional appearance
- Maintains a courteous, professional, and ethical behavior while working cooperatively with other members of the health care system, co-workers, other systems of care, and the public
- Cleans and maintains (minor maintenance) vehicles
- Cleans and maintains station environment
- Maintains records of vehicle, equipment, supplies, training and daily work
- Performs other related duties as assigned
- A minimum of 4 years’ experience as a paramedic
- A minimum of 1 year experience working in San Diego County or completion of 911 field training program within one year of hiring
- Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
- No more than a verbal warning in the last year
- Completion of Resource Access Program/Community Paramedic Training Program within 6 months of hire
- Completion of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) within 6 months of hire or when the class is available
- Completion of International Board of Specialty Certification (IBSC) in Community Paramedicine, or equivalent, within the first year of hire or when the certification course/test is available
Falck is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. Our employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.