Paramedic Job Description

Paramedics provide emergency care to people who have been involved in accidents or other emergencies. Paramedics are sometimes referred to as EMT's but have variable responsibilities than an EMT. Paramedics can be found within a private health facility as well as within a hospital facility.

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We are looking for a skilled Paramedic to join our emergency response team. The successful candidate will be responsible for providing emergency treatments to patients involved in accidents and other crises. You will make quick diagnoses and immediately begin appropriate treatment while en route to the hospital.


A paramedic earns an average salary of $59,000 per year. Entry-level paramedics earn roughly $37,000 per year while experienced professionals earn up to $86,000 annually.


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Patrick Algrim is an experienced executive who has spent a number of years in Silicon Valley hiring and coaching some of the world’s most valuable technology teams. Patrick has been a source for Human Resources and career related insights for Forbes, Glassdoor, Entrepreneur,, SparkHire, and many more.


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