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Emergency Medical Services Paramedic - PT Hourly

Post Date: 04/17/2020
Position Type:  Hourly as scheduled

Department:   Office of Emergency Management

Compensation Range:  $20.74 - $23.71 per hour
Closing Date:   This posting will remain open until all positions are filled

The Office of Emergency Management's (OEMs) has exciting and high demanding opportunities to provide excellent Emergency Medical Services (EMS) to the citizens of Milwaukee County. Fiserv Forum is our largest venue and provides a lot of opportunities to provide services at concerts, Bucks games, and other gatherings. We also provide services at the Milwaukee County Zoo and Milwaukee Admirals games; which are the primary venue locations. We are seeking TEN new Hourly EMS Paramedics to cover special event venues where large crowds are anticipated and medical coverage is necessary due to crowd size and/or event type.

Job Summary: The Hourly EMS Paramedic will operate within the Wisconsin State EMS Scope of Practice as approved within the Treatment Guidelines of Milwaukee County OEM-EMS. Providers are expected to respond promptly to requests for service, assess and provide appropriate treatment, and complete documentation of the patient encounter. Providers are also expected to properly train and prepare to respond to unique situations, sometimes challenging, within different venues.

The position will have the opportunity to be part of our CORE (Community Oriented Regional EMS) Team which is focused on serving the county through outreach efforts including a response to the ongoing pandemic, community health and resiliency, and community education.  


Position Duties:

  1. Immediately respond to requests for service when notified of an event requiring medical assessment and treatment.

  2. Thoroughly document the entire patient encounter consistent with expectations of Milwaukee County OEM-EMS.

  3. Accurately document events, provide information for CQIP, and provide information on risk assessments to the venues we serve.

  4. Complete annual LMS training as required by the county and the Office of EMS. Complete in-house training or specialized training sessions as mandated by the EMS Division.

  5. Work with EMS Supervisor to assess risks of events and prepare equipment accordingly. Follow direction of EMS Supervisor for staffing positions to provide optimal coverage for the event.

  6. Complete inventory lists and ensure equipment is functioning and stocked appropriately.

  7. Ensure 100% compliance with Narcotic Guidelines and comply 100% with accountability checks.

  8. Perform all other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Resident of the United States of America

  • Valid and current driver’s license

  • At least two (2) years of experience working in Paramedicine and/or Emergency Medical Services role is REQUIRED

  • State of Wisconsin EMT/Paramedic certification REQUIRED at time of application

  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications REQUIRED at time of application

  • Experienced in the use of emergency medical equipment (e.g. Cardiac Monitor Defibrillator, radios, and other medical equipment)

  • Intermediate experience with Microsoft Office Suite software

  • Advanced experience with Zoll X-Series Systems – able to operate independently

  • ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800 certifications are required

  • Able to lift/carry/push/pull up to 100 pounds on a regular basis


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or higher in Paramedicine, EMS, Fire Sciences, Protective Services or in a closely related field

  • On the National Paramedic Registry (NREMT) OR able to attain within one (1) year of hire date is required

  • Familiarization with IMAGETREND

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of basic Emergency Medical terminology; knowledge of common Emergency medical services forms and reports; skilled at analysis/reasoning, communication/interpretation, math/mental computation, reading, sustained mental activity (i.e. auditing, problem solving, composing reports). Ability to maintain sensitive or confidential information, explain and gather information, answer queries, or aid internal and/or external contacts. Ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence and memos.


M. Otero


Note:  This application is open to permanent residents of the United States. Appointee must establish residency in the State of Wisconsin within six months of start date and maintain such residency during employment. In accordance with Rule III Section 12 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts job related criminal background checks and pre-employment screenings.

Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.