Paramedic resume example with 19 years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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I am a Paramedic with experience carrying out patient evaluation and emergent care. Experienced in emergency protocols, in-field care, during transport, and in the Emergency Department. Certified in ACLS, PALS, HAZMAT Awareness and Operations, and Technical rescue Awareness, Firefighter 1/2, FOST, and Instructor I. I am currently enrolled in Instructor II through the Eaton Volunteer Fire Department where I serve as a Lieutenant. I have also completed continuing online education for EMS Leadership-training officer, Multiple Casualty and Triage, Rescue Task force Awareness along with a few more skills refresher LMS classes. I am eager to learn new roles within this field of work. I have good people skills and am a good listener.

  • Guest services
  • Inventory control procedures
  • Merchandising expertise
  • Loss prevention
  • Cash register operations
  • Product promotions
Paramedic, 05/2012 to Current
Cleveland ClinicChippewa Lake, OH,
  • Remained level-headed and proactive during emergency situations.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Developed strong rapport with other medical professionals to foster quality and efficient patient care.
  • Administered CPR and other life-saving techniques on patients in cardiac arrest.
  • Treated patients of all ages suffering from heart attacks, strokes, motor vehicle accident injuries and other minor and critical illnesses.
  • Assessed emergency situations and prioritized medical care for patients.
  • Responded quickly to medical emergencies inside the hospital to promote best possible health outcomes.
  • Documented care provided to patients into patient's charts.
  • Cleaned wounds and applied gauze and bandages to prevent infection.
  • Obtained details regarding patient by questioning patient and family members.
  • Performed standard testing and administered medication to manage care.
  • Adhered to procedures to maintain safety of patients and coworkers.
  • Perform splinting for orthopedic injuries.
  • Draw blood for lab testing and specimen collection.
  • Provided emotional support to patients and their families during their time of crisis.
  • Treat and care for patients with mental health disorders.
  • Performed IV insertion with an ultra sound machine.
  • Instruct new employees on Orthopedic splints.
  • Maintaining Certifications and Licenses.
911 Emergency Dispatcher, 09/2003 to 03/2012
Alexandria Police DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Handled emergency phone calls calmly and obtained pertinent information with composed approach.
  • Used radio, telephone and computer system to update first responders with new information.
  • Prioritized responses to public emergency and non-emergent calls to promptly dispatch police, fire and EMS while tracking data in real-time.
  • Dispatched calls to relevant police, fire or medical response personnel depending on individual call situations.
  • Took caller information, read associated computer information and documented vital details in call tracking and assignment system.
  • Assisted departments with special requests for assistance and BOLOs.
  • Mitigated risks and emergency response delays by efficiently monitoring public safety field units.
  • Dispatched police officers and emergency personnel to calls for service.
  • Entered information on computerized systems to verify locations and notify nearest responders.
  • Handling incoming alarm calls and verified passcodes to determine true emergencies from user errors.
  • Certified in CPR to provide First Point of Contact emergency assistance to callers.
  • Responded professionally to telephone calls.
  • Submitted accurate and timely daily reports, forms and other documentation.
  • Monitored switchboard and dispatched emergency services.
  • Acted as first responder for medical emergencies, included incoming calls and code red situations. EMD certification was obtained at this time.
  • Performed records clerk duties for police reports.
Firefighter/EMT-P, 12/2010 to 11/2011
City Of AlexandriaCity, STATE,
  • Trained continuously to maintain required physical fitness for demanding work.
  • Laid hose lines and operated nozzles, pumps, hydrants and fire extinguishers.
  • Cleaned, serviced and maintained fire apparatus in condition of readiness and performed general maintenance of fire department property.
  • Checked hoses and breathing masks after fire calls to determine proper functionality.
  • Answered emergency situations and assessed conditions to contain fires, assist victims and prevent escalation.
  • Administered emergency treatment and medical care to people injured in accidents and fires.
  • Collaborated with other emergency personnel when responding to accident scenes or acute illness calls requiring emergency medical care.
  • Informed and educated local community members about fire prevention and safety.
  • Extinguished flames and embers to prevent loss of life and property.
  • Analyzed situations to quickly adopt courses of action with regard to surroundings and circumstances.
  • Participated in on-call schedule to respond to requests for assistance after hours and on weekends or holidays.
  • Responded immediately to alarms for fires, vehicle accidents and other emergency situations.
  • Communicated with other firefighters and emergency personnel to relay observations, equipment needs and other relevant information.
  • Ascended and descended ladders, stairs and ramps in smoke-filled areas.
  • Kept station in peak working order by inspecting facilities, equipment and personnel.
  • Handled routine custodial maintenance of breathing apparatus equipment.
  • Performed fundamental firefighter and driver duties.
  • Adhered to protocols and procedures to maintain safety of patients and paramedic crew.
  • Demonstrated dedication to providing quality care through continued training and education.
  • Administered CPR and other life-saving techniques on patients in cardiac arrest.
  • Treated patients suffering from heart attacks, strokes and motor vehicle accident injuries.
  • Responded quickly to medical emergencies to promote best possible health outcomes.
  • Conducted equipment inspections and vehicle checks in adherence with required maintenance schedules.
  • Evaluated patients' medical status and monitored vital signs during transit.
  • Assessed scene on arrival to identify potential safety issues and hazards affecting first responders.
  • Monitored patients from scene to hospital transfer while conducting in-transit care.
  • Performed standard testing and administered medication to manage care in field and in transit.
  • Explained each step of treatment to conscious patients to reduce fear and invoke calm.
  • Transported patients from accident scenes to hospitals in emergency vehicles.
  • Obtained details regarding patient by questioning family members and bystanders.
  • Loaded patients into ambulances in preparation for transport to nearest medical center.
  • Documented care provided to patients into reports for submission to supervisor.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Paramedicine, Expected in 12/2006
IUPUI - Indianapolis,
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2003
Madison-Grant Jr./Senior High School - Fairmount, IN
: Pre-Nursing , Expected in
Ball State University - Muncie, IN

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School Attended

  • Madison-Grant Jr./Senior High School
  • Ball State University

Job Titles Held:

  • Paramedic
  • 911 Emergency Dispatcher
  • Firefighter/EMT-P


  • Associate of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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