Become a Phoenix
Just as the mythical Phoenix obtains new life by arising from the ashes of its predecessor, Phoenix Paramedic Solutions has risen by pursuing an innovative vision, a high standard of care, and by developing new deployment models that empower EMS professionals in expanded roles in the rapidly changing fields of health care.
We are looking for a trained paramedic to be part of our team of healthcare professionals attending primarily out-of-hospital medical incidents. The job isn’t simple but it is very rewarding. As an employee dealing mostly with emergencies you must be committed and focused. To be effective in the job, the ideal candidate must be very competent and knowledgeable as well as self-motivated and compassionate. The goal is simply to contribute the best you can to help people in need and save lives.
Operate ambulance equipment and respond to radio transmissions
Lead and coordinate the team responding to an emergency
Evaluate the patient’s condition on the scene and perform a preliminary diagnosis
Attend to injuries or sudden illnesses by applying a variety of pre-hospital simple and advanced treatments (first aid, CPR, administering injections and oxygen, etc.) or surgical procedures
Use tech equipment and tools to stabilize patients or provide immediate treatment
Monitor patient’s condition en route to the hospital
Collaborate with interested parties (police, firefighting unit, doctors, etc.)
Write and submit concrete and accurate reports on incidents
Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards
Keep abreast with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training.
Proven experience as a paramedic
Knowledge of medical procedures, terminology, and medications
Ability to stay calm and make the right decisions in adverse conditions
Adaptable with a great deal of stamina
Excellent working knowledge of medical equipment and devices
Integrity and compassion towards human pain
Valid driver’s license
ACLS certification is required
PALS, PHTLS, and AMLS is preferred but not required
High school diploma; Licensed Paramedic is a must
Phoenix Internships & Job Shadowing
Phoenix Paramedics provides EMS Internship opportunities for area high school students ages 16 and older. This program provides hands-on, real world learning opportunities for students who may be considering careers in Emergency Medical Services or other health care fields. Participating interns learn skills in the areas of patient care and transport, equipment and vehicle maintenance, the importance of accurate communication and reporting, and working together in a team-based environment. Phoenix also provides precepting for EMT students as well as experiential learning opportunities for other health care professionals. Phoenix Paramedic Solutions has EMS Internship opportunities in Lafayette, Logansport, and Rensselaer.
Discovery EMS Camp
Each summer, Phoenix Paramedic Solutions hosts the Annual Discovery EMS Camp. This week-long day camp provides area high school students with unique career & learning experiences in the field of Emergency Medical Services. Participating students will get to practice hands-on EMS and patient care skills, explore diverse healthcare and occupational opportunities associated with EMS, and learn how EMS can serve as a springboard for careers in the fields of health care. Discovery EMS Camp is the only educational and enrichment opportunity in the Midwest that is dedicated to providing high school students with authentic, hands-on learning in the rapidly changing EMS industry. The camp is made possible through the generous support of our partners at the North Central Indiana Area Health Education Center.
Camp is limited to first 30 students who register
Field Trip includes tours of diverse and innovative EMS work environments
Traditional and non-traditional EMS careers are included
Campers will participate in EMS Olympics Team Challenge
Internship opportunities with Phoenix Paramedics for campers
EMT Scholarships awarded to top qualifying campers