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Westmed Ambulance Service is one of the largest ambulance providers in Northern California. The Operations team is responsible for Emergency and Non-Emergency calls throughout East Bay Counties of Northern California with deployment centers in Alameda, Santa Clara and Contra Costa counties. Come join our work hard - play hard family at Westmed and learn why we are the quality ambulance service of choice for so many.

Westmed is proud to be the primary Ambulance provider for UCSF Children's Hospital of Oakland, Providing Neonate and Pediatric Critical Care and general transportation for one of the largest children's hospitals in California. Westmed also provides the largest footprint of Neonate and Pediatric Advance transport in the Bay Area, providing this essential service to five major hospital systems. Westmed also provides primary transportation services at all levels for Santa Clara county and other area hospital systems. We are also proud of our Paramedic division providing private Emergency and back-up 911 service to Santa Clara county.

Benefits:

Starting at $25-$28 per hour

  • ---> Special Event rates of $30 per hour

  • ---> Sign on Bonus available

  • Full Kaiser medical benefits

  • Annual wage Adjustments

  • Vision and Dental

  • PTO

  • 401K Matching

  • Holiday pay

  • Earn Paramedics and Nursing scholarship funds

  • Highly flexible full and part time schedules

  • State of the art ambulances and equipment averaging less than 3 years old

  • 24 hour shifts available

  • Generous overtime opportunities

  • Highly supportive promote from within advancement opportunities

  • Paid uniforms

  • Incentive programs

We're looking for EMTs to join our team with the following skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Comfortable working cooperatively with other employees

  • Enjoy the responsibility of working with minimal supervision

  • Quality care is your highest priority

  • Pride in taking care of your surroundings and equipment's

  • Respect for your fellow employees

Qualification's:

  • California State EMT/Medic Card

  • Valid California Driver's License

  • Ambulance Driver Certification

  • Valid Medical Examiner Card

  • Current CPR Certification

  • A DMV Printout for review

  • At least 18 years of age

Westmed Ambulance Service is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. It is Westmed Ambulance Service's policy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment, and not to discriminate on any basis of age, citizenship, color, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, military or veteran status, marital status, national origin, race, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or any class protected by State law.

Summary

Provide basic medical care and transport. Administers first aid treatment to and transports sick or injured persons to medical facility, working as member of emergency medical teams by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following. (Other duties may be assigned.)

  • Responds to instructions from emergency medical dispatcher and drives specially equipped emergency vehicle to specified

  • Monitors communication equipment to maintain contact with

  • Removes or assists in removal of victims from scene of accident or

  • Determines nature and extent of illness or injury, or magnitude of catastrophe, to establish first aid procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance, basing decisions on statements of persons involved, examination of victim or victims, and knowledge of emergency medical

  • Administers prescribed first aid treatment at site of emergency, or in specially equipped vehicle, performing such activities as application of splints, administration of oxygen or intravenous injections, treatment of minor wounds or abrasions, or administration of artificial

  • Communicates with professional medical personnel at emergency treatment facility to obtain instructions regarding further treatment and to arrange for reception of victims at treatment

  • Assists in removal of victims from vehicle and transfer of victims to treatment

  • Assists treatment center admitting personnel to obtain and record information related to victims' vital statistics and circumstances of

  • Maintains vehicles and medical and communication equipment and replenishes first aid equipment and

  • Assists in controlling crowds, protecting valuables, or performing other duties at scene of

  • Assists professional medical personnel in emergency treatment administered at medical

Competencies

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets

  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in

  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written

  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to

  • Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely

  • Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish

  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on

  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials

  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected

  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on

  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate

  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when

Qualifications                                          

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma or GED, three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands 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.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee must , frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold and extreme heat.

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Traveling EMT-B

Traveling EMT Opportunity

Hey EMT’s, we have short term and permeant full time traveling work opportunities in Northern California. We are a fast-growing ambulance provider in the San Francisco Bay Area recently identified as one of the top employers in the Bay Area. We are a fun, family-based company that prides itself on our clinical excellence and providing a supportive and exciting workplace for our amazing employees. Westmed Ambulance Service (Westmedambulance.com) provides emergency and non-emergency BLS. ALS, Neonatal and CCT coverage for major hospital and County health care systems throughout the San Francisco Bay Area.

Included at no charge is access to very comfortable private remodeled bedroom located within the company deployment centers with shared bath, shower and kitchen similar to a fire station. Super opportunity to save on rental expense for traveling EMT’s that elect not to obtain housing on their own.

One day off each week to explore the San Francisco Bay area, one of the most sought-after destinations to visit in the Country (or pick up additional overtime opportunities).

Westmed ambulance service is located in the San Francisco Bay communities of San Leandro and Sunnyvale California. We are looking for EMT’s with 6 months or more of experience who are interested in working two week on/two week off cycles of either 5/12 or 6/12 hour day or night assignments. 

Other benefits and highlights include:

  • $400/month travel reimbursement

  • $100 reimbursement for work shoes/boots at annual review

  • $15/month reimbursement for any gym membership

  • Full Kaiser medical benefits

  • Annual wage Adjustments

  • Vision and Dental

  • PTO

  • 401K Matching

  • Holiday pay

  • Earn Paramedics and Nursing scholarship funds

  • Highly flexible full and part time schedules

  • State of the art ambulances and equipment averaging less than 3 years old

  • Highly supportive promote from within advancement opportunities

  • Paid uniforms

  • Incentive programs

Job Type: Full-time

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