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paramedic resume example with 18+ years of experience

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

Resourceful Paramedic offering 18 years of experience handling medical emergencies. Expertise in monitoring cardiac conditions and EKG readings and executing placement of peripheral, and intraosseous lines. In-depth knowledge of testing, maintaining and using medical and rescue equipment. Quick-witted professional committed to providing patient-focused delivery of care and treatment.

Adaptable Paramedic with great hands-on skills and critical thinking abilities. Proven leadership illustrated over 18 years of excellent emergency medical performance. Dedicated to fast-paced and compassionate care.

Committed Paramedic offering proven history of exercising strong judgment in high-pressure situations. Skilled in patient needs assessment and critical care. Detail-oriented and compassionate with expansive knowledge of cardiology and trauma care.

Well-trained Paramedic with advanced life-saving skills. Decisively leads on-scene operations and manages patient care. Comforting and reassuring to injured and ill persons.


To seek and maintain a full-time position that offers professional challenges utilizing interpersonal skills, excellent time management and problem-solving skills.

Skills
  • Ambulance Transfer
  • Patient Assessments
  • IV Insertion
  • Medical History Collection
  • Patient Care
  • Teamwork
  • Medical Emergency Response
  • Emergency Response
  • Medication Administration
  • CPR
  • Vital Assessments
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Vital Sign Monitoring
  • Intubation
  • Triaging
  • Pre-hospital Care
  • Patient Management
  • First Aid/CPR
Work History
03/2021 to Current Paramedic Coffeyville Regional Medical Center | Coffeyville, KS,
  • Worked en-route to hospital to prepare patients for arrival or surgery and control wounds.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Performed intubations to secure airway in patients under respiratory and cardiac arrest.
  • Delegated life-saving tasks to provide comprehensive treatment to triaged patients in emergency situations.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Assessed patient condition through physical and verbal exams and by collecting information from others at scene.
  • Adapted treatment plans quickly and effectively based on changing patient conditions and reactions.
  • Identified appropriate medications based on potential interactions with other medicines, accurately calculating correct dosages according to drugs on hand and patient's weight.
  • Administered fluid replacement via IV, IO and IM to replace fluid volumes and correct electrolyte imbalances.
  • Trained EMTs in basic life support skills, oxygen therapy, and wound care.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Administered continuous 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring to record heart rhythms in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
  • Stayed in constant communication with patients to continuously maintain care and comfort during transportation.
  • Communicated with medical professionals in medical terms to relay patient needs and maintain accuracy.
03/2019 to 03/2021 Flight Paramedic Air Evac Lifeteam | Parsons, TN,
  • Communicated pertinent patient information and status to hospital staff upon arrival.
  • Provided visual guidance, navigation and radio communications assistance to pilot.
  • Followed established procedures for personal and patient safety.
  • Completed numerous continuing education courses to maintain relevant knowledge.
  • Performed emergency medical treatments.
  • Administered first aid treatment or life support care to sick or injured persons in prehospital settings.
  • Inspected equipment and resolved deficiencies prior to in-service operations.
  • Operated electrocardiograms (EKGs), external defibrillators or bag valve mask resuscitators in advanced life support environments.
  • Coordinated with treatment center personnel to obtain patients' vital statistics and medical history.
  • Attended training classes to maintain certification licensure, keep abreast of new developments in field and maintain existing knowledge.
  • Interpreted limited histories and used physical examinations to identify potential underlying critical issues.
  • Assessed nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures.
  • Conducted end-of-shift cleaning, sanitation and resupply of equipment to promote organized, sanitary workstation.
  • Adhered to social distancing protocols and wore mask or face shield.
  • Demonstrated respect, friendliness and willingness to help wherever needed.
07/2003 to 03/2019 EMT/Paramedic Seaworld Parks | San Antonio, TX,
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information.
  • Maintained levelheadedness and efficiency in high-pressure situations, effectively prioritizing tasks to save lives and provide medical care.
  • Quickly recognized patient needs based on conditions and administered medications.
  • Recorded situational triages, medication administration and patient statuses using EMSCHARTS to collect data on EMT effectiveness and emergency preparedness.
  • Conducted equipment and vehicle checks to maintain continuous and safe operation.
  • Communicated with patients about pain, comfort and needs during transportation and preliminary medical care.
  • Triaged patients in emergency situations based on life-threatening needs and delegated tasks to better provide treatment to maximum patients at once.
  • Developed and maintained rapport with coworkers and local hospital staff to facilitate efficient patient care.
  • Administered tests and medication to stabilize patients in field or in transit.
  • Administered emergency medication to patients, quickly responding to changes in conditions and medication reactions.
  • Trained EMTs in basic life support skills, oxygen therapy, and wound care.
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs using pulse oximeters and electronic vital sign machines.
  • Restocked ambulance with proper equipment such as vents, ET tubes, medication and IV pump tubing to maintain optimum inventory.
  • Controlled wounds and injuries en-route to hospitals, prepping patients for advanced treatments or maintaining conditions pre-arrival.
Education
Expected in 08/2011 to to Nationally Registered Paramedic | Mutual Aid Ambulance Service, Greensburg PA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2003 to to High School Diploma | Greater Latrobe High School, Latrobe, PA, GPA:
Expected in 06/2003 to to EMT | Mutual Aid Ambulance Service, Greensburg PA, GPA:
Certifications
  • Paramedic
  • Flight Paramedic License
  • ACLS
  • PALS
  • ITLS
  • CPR
  • ATLS
  • NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program)

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School Attended

  • Mutual Aid Ambulance Service
  • Greater Latrobe High School
  • Mutual Aid Ambulance Service

Job Titles Held:

  • Paramedic
  • Flight Paramedic
  • EMT/Paramedic

Degrees

  • Nationally Registered Paramedic
  • High School Diploma
  • EMT

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