Paramedic, Full Time
Paramedic, EMS Services
Salary Range: $19.11 - $25.72
Harney District Hospital is a critical access hospital and level 4 trauma center. It is the only hospital of its size for greater than 100 miles in any one direction. The Emergency Medical Services department is run through the hospital and responsible for responding to more than 900 requests per year covering greater than 10,800 square miles. Ambulance staffing is composed of a paramedic and EMT, supplemented by casual EMTs and volunteer rural first responders. Staff respond from the hospital during business hours and from their homes the remaining hours. Paramedics work 3 or 4 days per week on a rotating 3 week schedule. Responses range from 30 minutes to several hours. Department also provides inter-facility transports to Bend, Boise, or other larger cities. Paramedics average $50k to $70k annually.
Benefits include health insurance, PERS, and vacation/sick leave.
Paramedics must qualify for Oregon State Licensure (be Nationally Registered, have an Associate Degree or 3 years’ experience in a busy 911 system), as well as hold current certifications in ACLS, HCP, and PALS. Must be able to obtain PHTLS (or equivalent), and NRP within 6 months of hire. Residency in Burns or Hines, Oregon is required.