Invites Applications for:
Full Time and Part-Time
Washington State Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians
Protection-1 provides primary 911 services and emergent and non-emergent ambulance transportation throughout Eastern Washington. Our primary 911 response area is the City of Quincy, George, Crescent Bar, and Sunland Estates. Our primary 911 service covers approx. 500 square miles and serves a population of around 17k people during the winter and increases to around 46k plus people during the summer. Quincy is located approximately 159 miles from Seattle and 141 miles from Spokane. Protection-1 responds to approx. 1200 calls a year and increasing by several hundred per year.
The City of Quincy:
The City of Quincy is a small city located in the agricultural belt and in the center of the State of Washington. The estimated 6,945 citizens of Quincy populate the approximately five square miles of the city. Its economy is agriculturally driven, recently bolstered by the new Intermodal Terminal in the Port of Quincy which transfers fresh products from the region in dry and refrigerated containers by railcar and truck to other regions of the country. The City is also the home of numerous data centers for large technology companies such as Microsoft, Yahoo, Dell, Intuit and others.
Grant County Fire District #3:
Protection-1 responds with Grant County Fire District #3 for all medical and trauma requests. The Fire District is a large rural fire district which surrounds the City of Quincy which is in the northern third of the districts service area and extends east toward Ephrata then southeastward encompassing George in the southern third of the district’s service area, then west to the eastern edge of the Columbia River. The Fire District and Protection-1 serve approximately 11,579 residents within the fire district not including Quincy. The Gorge Amphitheater sits within our response area but currently being served by another ambulance provider.
Protection-1 does provide mutual aid with American Medical Response throughout Grant County which does require long response times up to Soap Lake, Ephrata, and other hospitals within Grant County. We also provide Mutual Aid for Grant County Fire District 8 and 10 along with Moses Lake Fire Department.
Hospital Inter-Facility Transports:
Protection-1 provides hospital Inter-Facility transport services for area hospitals including Quincy Valley Medical Center, Columbia Basin Hospital (Ephrata), Samaritan Hospital (Moses Lake) and Othello Community Hospital. These long transports often require some sort of critical care management of the patient to include ventilator care, and IV medication administration utilizing an IV pump. These long-distance transports typically end up in Wenatchee, Tri-Cities , Spokane, or Seattle.
General Statement of Job:
Work as a team member performing emergency medical care during 911 responses, emergent and non-emergent hospital transfers to medically ill and traumatized patients of various criticalities. Paramedic staff are also responsible for daily equipment inspections, attending monthly staff and EMS trainings, being a team player, flexible work schedule, community out-reach, the ability to train new and upcoming EMT’s and Paramedic students from across the State of Washington.
Essential Job Function:
Is knowledgeable of and works within all pertinent, established Grant County Protocols.
Provides leadership and direction for the Emergency Medical Services crew on duty.
Provides problem solving for situations that require immediate solutions that effect the department operations, which may include but is not limited to, staffing and minor vehicle repairs as needed on an emergency basis.
Act at all times in a professional manner and shall be able to handle conflict situations with good judgment.
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Documents assessments and care of patients on the Emergency Medical Services medical records using the SOAP format through our computer-based report writing system (WEMSIS Elite).
Treat patients, public and other healthcare providers and public safety personnel with respect and dignity.
Maintain current certifications:
Washington State Paramedic
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR Card.
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
Current Washington State Driver’s License.
Ability to safely operate an ambulance in non-emergency and emergency driving conditions.
Assist Students and observers with EMS operations.
Assist in community service events throughout the year if available.
Work on Special projects as assigned by the CEO of Protection-1.
Respect the dignity, welfare, basic rights of all patients and employees.
Maintain insurability for ambulance motor vehicle coverage.
Group Long Term Disability
Paid Vacation (PTO)
Numerous Paid Holidays
The Pay scale is very competitive with other private ambulance services across Eastern Washington.
To obtain an application you can either visit us at 908 10th AVE SW Suite A in Quincy WA 98848
The Equal Opportunity policy at Protection-1 LLC provides a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, protected veteran status or disability or any other status(es) protected by law.