Global Medical Response, Inc.

Paramedic ($10K) Sign-on Bonus (FT) in San Jose, CA
Requisition ID
US-CA-San Jose

Job Description


**Santa Clara Operations**


FT and PT positions available

Location:  San Jose, CA



 AMR is offering a Sign-on Bonus of $10,000 (FT/external only) 




Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment's notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.


With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.




The mission and purpose this position is to compassionately deliver high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced patient care in a professional, caring and cost-effective manner.



  • Assess each call situation to determine best course of action and appropriate protocol
  • Utilize medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, intravenous fluids, CPR and other procedures and medications as required to provide advanced medical care
  • Develop and utilize triage skills to provide optimal efficiency during calls
  • Provide patient care according to clinical protocols and safety requirements
  • Lift and move patients as required to provide optimum care
  • Communicate with receiving facility for medical direction and to provide critical information
  • Act as team leader and take responsibility for scene and unit management as needed
  • Drive the ambulance and provide map reading support to minimize call response time
  • Continuously maintain all required certifications
  • Communicate with dispatcher to receive and understand call data and customer feedback
  • Monitor and maintain the general condition of the unit, keep it clean and stocked for optimal call response to maintain the image of AMR
  • Document activities with regard to patient care and billing completely to ensure appropriate information is available regarding each call
  • Follow policies and procedures regarding out-of-chute times and turnaround times
  • Consider patient status and insurance preferred facilities when determining transportation destinations
  • Read road maps, drive vehicles, and accurately discern street signs and address numbers
  • Read medication/prescription labels and directions for usage in quick, accurate, and expedient manner
  • Communicate verbally with patients and significant others in various environments to interview patient, family members, and bystanders
  • Ability to discern deviations/changes in eye/skin coloration due to patient's condition and to the treatment given


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Some advanced education preferred
  • Current state Paramedic License
  • Possess a valid State Driver’s License
  • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS Provider Certification (where applicable or required by contract)
  • Must be able to successfully pass Physical Agility Test
  • Must be able to lift, drag, hoist, and carry different types of equipment and other objects





EEO Statement

Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer including Veterans and Disabled


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