Job Description

Paramedic (Emergency Medical Services)
Georgetown, KY, United States of America

Job Skills / Requirements

Individual needed to administer advanced life support care to sick and injured persons in the pre-hospital setting as authorized and directed by the physician medical director. Duties include: providing advanced and basic life support to ill or injured patients; assessing nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed or need for additional assistance; restoring and stabilizing heart rhythm on pulseless, non-breathing patients; monitoring cardiac patients; initiating intravenous fluids to administer medications or replace fluids; performing endotracheal intubation to open airways and ventilate patients in accordance with departmental medical protocols; administering injections of medications; administering initial treatment at emergency scene and takes and records patient’s vital signs.

Position requires: High school diploma or GED; Kentucky Paramedic License; driver’s license; healthcare CPR card and ACLS. Must be 21 years old. Must obtain the following certifications within one year of employment: EPC, PALS or PEPP; ITLS, PHTLS or TCCC; ASLS. National Registry Certification and AMLS is preferred. Candidate must complete ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 within 30 days of employment. Preference will be given to candidates with some related experience. The individual selected must be able to work a 24-hour shift followed by 48 hours off.

Please apply by Friday, September 16, however, resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.  To apply please follow the employment opportunities link on this page.

For more details on benefits, please visit our webpage at https://scottky.gov/employee-benefits-documents/. Starting pay for the position is $15.78/hour or $52,500 annually and additional pay is possible with several years of related full-time experience and any college degrees.

GSCEMS is the sole EMS provider in Scott County, KY, which consists of 285 square miles and a population of nearly 54,000. Operating out of 3 stations, GSCEMS staff 5 ALS ambulances 24/7/365 and responds to over 7,500 requests for service annually. Equipment includes Type I and Type III ambulances; Stryker power load and power pro stretchers, Stryker stair chairs, Lucas CPR devices, Life Pak 15 cardiac monitors, Panasonic Toughbooks and ESO software.

Scott County Fiscal Court is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversifying its workforce.

Education Requirements (Any)

High school diploma or GED

Certification Requirements (All)

Kentucky Paramedic License
CPR Certification
ACLS Certification
Valid Drivers License from State of Residence

Additional Information / Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance


This job reports to the EMS Operations Supervisor

This is a Full-Time position 24 hour shift followed by 48 hours off.

Number of Openings for this position: 1