fire service paramedic resume example with 17+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I am a Fire Service Paramedic with over 15 years of successful experience in Para-medicine. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in the EMS setting. As a Paramedic some strengths are in cardiac care, invasive interventions and pharmacology. I am always calm under stress and ready for challenging work. I continuously reinforces abilities through simulations and seeks out additional training in emergency care. I'm a enthusiastic Paramedic eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Lastly, I am motivated to learn, grow and excel in the nursing field.

  • Communication
  • Punctual
  • Written and verbal communication
  • Patient Care Assessments
  • Compassion
  • Team Player
  • Honesty
Work History
09/2006 to Current Fire Service Paramedic American Medical Response | Alcoa, TN,

My job is to respond to 911 medical calls within the City of Philadelphia.

  • Responded to numerous emergencies within a 12 hour work shift and at times, working alongside firemen and EMTs.
  • Work en-route inside of ambulance to the hospital to prepare patients for arrival for surgery and control wounds.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
  • Administered continuous 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring to record heart rhythms in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Identified appropriate medications based on potential interactions with other medicines, accurately calculating correct dosages according to drugs on hand and patient's weight.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Triaged injuries by communicating with patients, bystanders and family members, and identified appropriate medical facility for transport.
  • Adapted treatment plans quickly and effectively based on changing patient conditions and reactions.
  • Communicate with treatment center personnel and dispatchers to provide information about situation, arrange reception of victims and receive instructions for further treatment.
to Emergency Medical Technician Basic Bridge Senior Living | Franklin, TN,
  • Maintained levelheadedness and efficiency in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care.
  • Collaborated with medical professionals to communicate patient needs with accuracy and speed using hospital and medical codes.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Communicate with patients about pain, comfort and needs during transportation and preliminary medical care.
  • Responded to over 10 calls daily emergency calls to provide quick and compassionate medical assistance and care for patients
06/1999 to 01/2002 Certified Nursing Assistant York Nursing And Rehabilitation | City, STATE,
  • Evaluated patients to identify and address wounds, behavioral concerns and medically relevant symptoms.
  • Assisted with feeding and monitored intake to help patients achieve nutritional objectives.
  • Checked patient vitals such as temperature, blood pressure and blood sugar levels.
  • Conferred with multidisciplinary healthcare team to help effectively manage patient conditions with regular testing and vitals assessments.
  • Delivered individualized patient care by recording vital signs, documenting observations, administering treatments and evaluating patient needs.
  • Cared for residents in assisted living facility and delivered high-quality support to meet needs.
  • Promoted good oral and personal hygiene by aiding patients with shaving, bathing and teeth brushing.
  • Participated in fun group activities with patients to boost mood, improve overall memory and provide light entertainment.
  • Answered call lights and supported patient comfort and safety by adjusting bed rails and equipment.
  • Maintained patient stability by checking vital signs and weight and recording intake and outtake information.
  • Provided care to patients throughout lifespan with consideration of aging processes, human development stages and culture.
Expected in 05/2021 to to Associate of Arts | Health Care Studies Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA GPA:
Expected in 06/2004 to to Certification | Paramedic Star Career Academy - Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA GPA:
Expected in to to Certification | Emergency Medical Technician Claire Jefferson Hospital School of EMS, 4001 Ford Road Philadelphia Pa 19131, GPA:
Expected in to to Certification | Certified Nursing Assistant Clinical Pathways CNA Program, 6950 Germantown Avenue Philadelphia Pa 19119, GPA:

I am a certified EMT and CPR instructor. I have certifications in CPR ACLS, PALS, BTLS, PTLS, NRP, and PEEP.

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School Attended

  • Community College of Philadelphia
  • Star Career Academy - Philadelphia
  • Claire Jefferson Hospital School of EMS
  • Clinical Pathways CNA Program

Job Titles Held:

  • Fire Service Paramedic
  • Emergency Medical Technician Basic
  • Certified Nursing Assistant


  • Associate of Arts
  • Certification
  • Certification
  • Certification

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