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Critical Care Paramedic

Critical Care Paramedic
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La Crosse, WI 54601

Posted 2 months ago
Full time

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

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Job Description:

Basic Function:

Critical Care Paramedics provide emergency care for patients who are being moved from an active injury scene to a hospital or being transferred from one hospital to another. They should possess excellent patient service skills, the ability to work well under pressure, and the ability to make quick informed decisions about patient health. They are expected to be familiar with all onboard equipment, policies, and medical guidelines which pertain to their position.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of, and compliance with, all Tri-State Ambulance policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate the attitude of a health care professional to include, but not be limited to: maintaining a clean appearance; demonstrating courteous, professional and ethical behavior; and demonstrating the ability to work cooperatively with other members of the EMS health care system
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge of a Nationally Registered Paramedic (NRP) and UMBC Critical Care Paramedic per the standards set forth by the United States Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the State of Wisconsin, and the EMS medical director
  • Demonstrate a sincere desire to continually improve and upgrade the skills and knowledge of the emergency medical profession
  • Demonstrate the ability to render competent patient care within the guidelines of Tri-State Ambulance
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to inspect, safely operate, and maintain an emergency vehicle, including possession of a current and valid driver's license, and demonstrate knowledge and compliance with all State laws pertaining to the safe operation of an emergency vehicle
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to inspect, safely operate, and maintain all equipment and tools relevant to a CCP
  • Demonstrate the ability to work with other members of the medical and public safety communities
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately and completely document information required by Tri-State Ambulance, the State of Wisconsin, and local medical control
  • Demonstrate physical ability to perform all tasks required in the performance of duties as a CCP.
  • Demonstrate the ability to clean and maintain the cleanliness of Tri-State Ambulance property, including, but not limited to, its vehicles, equipment, buildings and surrounding area(s)
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned by Tri-State Ambulance Operations Supervisors and management

Age Specific Population Served (check all that applies):

☒ Neonatal           ☒ Pediatric     ☒ Adolescent    ☒ Adult       ☒ Geriatric        ☐  NA

OSHA Category (check one):

☐ Category I        ☐ Category II      ☐  Category III

Position Qualifications

Education/Learning Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree
  • Completion of a qualified NREMT Paramedic program with the ability to be licensed in Wisconsin and Minnesota
  • Current CCEMT-P certification by UMBC or equivalent (case-by-case)
  • 3 years of progressive paramedic experience
  • Substantial experience treating and transporting high-acuity patients


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to apply understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several abstract and concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Provide excellent customer service to people both inside and outside the organization
  • Good working knowledge of all policies and procedures including local, state, and federal guidelines
  • Experience with technology, including Microsoft Office and patient charting programs



  • Must maintain current and valid Driver’s License.
  • ICS 100, 200, 700 completion
  • Must maintain current certification as a Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO), or its equivalent
  • Must maintain current and valid Wisconsin, Minnesota and NRP certification
  • Critical Care license endorsement by the State of Wisconsin
  • Must maintain current and valid CPR (Health Care Provider), ACLS, PALS certification, or its equivalent

Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to lift, feel for objects, grasp objects, tools and controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, twist, turn or climb and balance.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 200 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move more than 200 pounds up or down stairs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distant vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact the recruiter listed below:

Primary Recruiter:

Sandi Weber

Recruiter Email Address:

[email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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