Sanford Health Paramedic - Ambulance Operations in Canton, South Dakota

Job Title: Paramedic | Ambulance Operations | Canton

City: Canton/Inwood

State: South Dakota

Department : AMBULANCE

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Hours Per Shift: Other


Responds immediately to emergency calls; provides medical support and care for patients in the pre-hospital environment. Assesses emergency medical calls to identify patient needs and requirements and to determine best course of action. Provides advanced medical care and basic life support service to patients, using appropriate medical equipment, devices and treatment modalities. Communicates with receiving facility to get medical direction and to provide patients status and other critical information. Assists with patient care in the receiving facility; lifting and moving patients as required.


Work hours will vary dependent on patient needs. This may include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays. Minimum of one weekend of call per month and two holidays of call per year.


Current valid South Dakota Paramedic Certification. Current Basic Life Support (BLS), PHTLS or equivalent, advanced version for paramedics, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and valid drivers license. National NRP certification recommended. Graduation from an accredited paramedic program. Continuing education: CEHs as mandated by accreditation. General hospital and departmental orientation and training. Mandatory in-services, staff meetings and workshops per hospital policy.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Canton

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: PRN

Shift: Varies

Req Number: req7512