WorkCare

  • Paramedic

    Job Locations US-CA-Boron
    Job ID
    2018-1204
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Paramedic/ EMT
  • Overview

    As the nation’s largest physician-owned and managed occupational health care company, WorkCare has provided occupational healthcare services to some of the world’s most prominent organizations since 1984.

     

    At WorkCare, we believe health care that harmonizes with your company’s environment and business objective is better care. Our clients benefit from an extensive selection of wellness resources suitable to their individual needs with more than 3,500 clinic providers nationwide and a growing international clinic provider network. Through our comprehensive medical services, we maximize the health and safety of more than 1,000,000 workers per year on a worldwide basis. Our board-certified occupational health physicians are passionate about delivering our mission to improve employee health, productivity and safety through physician managed consulting services, technology-based information systems and customer-focused business models. From preventative programs to primary care, medical surveillance and health management, we have created a standard of excellence that improves quality of life, generates cost-effective care and improves the health care of the workforce.

     

    As an integrated health provider, WorkCare is at the forefront of helping employers meet the challenges of managing today’s workforce. WorkCare is owned by a physician who, along with a team of allied credentialed health professionals, provide strategic and tactical consulting services and programs to:

     

    • Improve workforce productivity
    • Enhance employee health
    • Maintain regulatory compliance
    • Mitigate health-cost drivers
    • Advocate positive health behaviors

     

    We encourage employee growth and professional development and believe in the value of life-long learning. Employee input into our business is valued, as we believe that everyone has a unique role to play.

     

    We are currently looking for a Part Time Paramedic to work at a client site in Boron, CA

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains all pertinent paramedic and medical records required by federal, state and local agencies. Acquires necessary continuing education units to maintain paramedic license.
    • Inspects ambulance every shift to ensure it is ready for use at all times.
    • Conducts ambulance training with the security emergency medical technicians to ensure that they are familiar with driving and handling the equipment in the ambulance as-required.  Training is conducted weekly. All training must be documented with time and content.
    • Responds to all plant emergencies. Reports immediately all emergencies to the emergency response coordinator, and Safety Department.
    • Becomes familiar with the plant, especially aware of areas in the plant most likely to require a hazardous material response.
    • Active participant in the emergency response team activities, drills and training.
    • Inventories supplies in the ambulance and treatment room. 
    • Provides medical care to clinic patients as requested/needed, and within the paramedic scope of practice, following treatment care guidelines set forth by the occupational health director and Borax policy / procedures. (Employee encounters, wellness checks, obesity weigh-ins, blood pressure checks, etc.)
    • Performs respirator fit testing.
    • Assists with hearing tests.
    • Does post-accident, pre-employment, for-cause, and random drug testing. Posts and removes expired bids, OSHA reports, etc.
    • Provides education to employees as needed within scope of practice.
    • Participates in general flow of clinic operations (answers phones, checks mail, medical records, filing, copying charts, traffic control).
    • Assists with noise sampling, dust sampling, and fire extinguishers.
    • Other duties as assigned or those duties that may be required as management deems necessary.

    Qualifications

    • Must have current CA and Kern County Paramedic certification
    • Must have BLS, ACLS and CPR certification
    • 3-5 years’ experience in an EMS setting
    • Experience at industrial work location in EMS setting preferred
    • Requires ability to work independently
    • Must possess decision making skills based on strong professional and clinical judgment.
    • Must be service-oriented and possess strong written and oral communications skills
    • Must be able to demonstrate the ability of maintaining privacy and confidentiality; critical thinking skills; and make decisions in accordance to company policy and procedures
    • Must have the ability to maintain a professional approach with others in job-demanding, multitasking and/or project support situations
    • Ability to communicate effectively to a variety of audiences
    • Must have the skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities
    • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
    • Must be competent in the Windows operating system environment with the ability to learn software as needed

     

    *** 24 hour SHIFTS ***

     

     

    EOE/M/F/D/V

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