senior paramedic resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

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 pre-hospital care and appropriate transport destinations based on definitive care that will be the most beneficial to the patient. Operate and maintain equipment at appropriate par levels to ensure maximum efficiency and fiscal responsibility. Respected by colleagues in judgement and knowledge of expectations and standards of care. Strives to maintain professional appearance and a high level of integrity and accountability of both self and others. Reliable and efficient with over 10 years of quality performance in emergency services. Accustomed to performing with a calm, collected demeanor in high stress dynamic situations. Strives to continue to develop, improve, and advance to better serve both the community and agency.

  • Triaging
  • Patient Management
  • Patient Assessments
  • Emergency vehicle operation
  • Direct Patient Care
  • Problem resolution
  • Team building
  • Relationship development
  • Organization
  • Customer service
  • First Aid/CPR
  • ALS procedures
Work History
Senior Paramedic, 01/2017 to Current
Lifepoint HospitalsMorganton, NC,
  • Ensure ambulance with proper par levels of equipment such as oxygen delivery devises, Endotracheal Intubation tubes, medication and IV tubing and sharps to maintain optimum inventory so unit is ready for service
  • Communicated with lucid patients to gather incident and medical history information pertinent to current most pressing complaint
  • Evaluated patient vital signs and status to determine care needs, using pulse oximeters, capnography, and cardiac monitoring
  • Devoted special emphasis to punctuality and worked to maintain outstanding attendance record, consistently arriving to work ready to start immediately prior to 0700 shift change
  • Ensure Emergency apparatus and personal appearance portrays well kept and professional image
  • Respond and treat patients as a solo provider while assigned to QRV and assist other units on high acuity calls
  • Act in the capacity of a Field Training Officer to evaluate and educate new or newly credentialed employees to best benefit the agency
EMS Officer 1, 04/2014 to 12/2018
Durham County Emergency Medical ServicesCity, STATE,
  • Maintained excellent attendance record, consistently arriving to work on time
  • Responded to 911 calls in a busy, diverse, primarily urban environment
  • Maintain personal appearance, apparatus, and equipment to a high professional standard
  • Maintain continuing education at a high standard with additional classes including Escaping Violent Encounters, EVOC, Active Shooter, with emphasis on high acuity, low occurrence calls
  • Assisted in developing a spec sheet for Mass Casualty Response Vehicle to maximize the efficiency of the vehicle to have the greatest impact in the event of a large scale incident
  • Preformed duties of assisting in fleet maintenance to ensure vehicles were operating at the safest and most fiscally responsible manner possible
  • Respond with both career paid fire departments and volunteer with excellent rapport to ensure flawless execution of patient care
  • Excellent inter-agency training and outreach with law enforcement and Fire/Rescue to maximize efficiency and promote a positive professional relationship
Senior Firefighter, 09/2005 to 03/2017
Stony Hill Rural Volunteer Fire DepartmentCity, STATE,
  • Led team in fighting fires and exercised considerable judgment in deciding best way to extinguish based on type of fuel and environment
  • Patrolled burnt areas after fires to locate and eliminate hot spots that could flare or rekindle
  • Responded to emergency medical calls to perform lifesaving procedures and other emergency medical services at the EMT-Basic level
  • Inspected all equipment following each fire call to ascertain effective functionality of hoses, breathing masks and fire tools
  • Educated public and community members on fire safety and prevention methods to provide life-saving techniques
  • Inspected apparatus, equipment, grounds and stations for proper order and condition on daily basis
  • Calmly and effectively directed evacuations during fires and emergencies to avoid fatalities, injuries and panic
  • Maintained strong knowledge of firefighting principles and suppression methods, which enabled proper decision making in emergency situations
  • Assisted in leading cadet programming and initiating multi department field trials to promote training, efficiency, and relations with other departments and the public
North Carolina EMT-Paramedic: , Expected in 2013 to Vance Granville Community College - Henderson, NC,
Hazardous Materials-Operations Plus: , Expected in 2006 to Wake Technical Community College - Raleigh, NC
High School Diploma: , Expected in 2008 to Wakefield High School - Raleigh, NC,
Emergency Vehicle Driver: , Expected in 2007 to Vance-Granville Community College - Henderson, NC
  • Collaborated with team of 4 in the development of MIRV-1 for Durham EMS.
  • Supervised and Educated a group of 10 teenagers enrolled in the Cadet Program at SHVFD.
  • Multiple Code Save Awards in varying agencies.
  • Received Firefighter of the Year award.
  • Multiple commendations for professionalism.

Emergency Vehicle Driver

NC EMT-Paramedic





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School Attended

  • Vance Granville Community College
  • Wake Technical Community College
  • Wakefield High School
  • Vance-Granville Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Senior Paramedic
  • EMS Officer 1
  • Senior Firefighter


  • North Carolina EMT-Paramedic
  • Hazardous Materials-Operations Plus
  • High School Diploma
  • Emergency Vehicle Driver

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