Paramedic

HILL TOP RESEARCH INC Saint Petersburg, FL

Reports to: Program Manager (BA/BE)

FLSA Status: Exempt

Primary Responsibility:Possess and apply knowledge and skills necessary to perform the duties of an Emergency Medical Technician and Emergency Medical Technician Paramedic, in a dignified and compassionate manner.

Job Duties:

* Performing blood pressure, venipuncture, weights, pulse, respiratory rate, and temperature readings.

* Preparing an accurate recording of ECGs, insertion of IV, and blood collection via IV catheter.

* Collecting and processing of biological samples as specified in the protocol and ensuring the proper distribution of those samples.

* Monitoring meals to ensure dietary compliance by research participants.

* Assisting with screening procedures as needed.

* Accurately recording all research data obtained or observed.

* Handling participant complaints efficiently and effectively in order that their satisfaction is maintained.

* Ensuring that client and participant confidentiality is maintained.

* Responding to client and team queries in a timely manner.

* Maintain and ordering any medication in the site's Emergency Crash Cart.

* Testing and maintenance of rescue and medical equipment.

* Administering basic and advanced life support to patients at the scene if needed.

* Able to work with and teach other personnel.

* Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions and orders.

* Maintain a professional attitude when representing the Phase I department.

* Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

* Adhere to and follow all policies and procedures concerning safety and contamination by blood borne pathogens.

Required Qualifications:High School Diploma/GED. College degree education in specific field related to Biological Science. Licensed medical fields (EMT, Paramedic, CMA). One year full time experience directly related to the project or program. Laboratory positions require experience in a laboratory environment/or laboratory analysis. Experience in IV therapy, blood draws. Knowledge of basic office software such as Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:Bachelor's degree in a Biological Science. Excellent writing skill and the ability to work independently with attention to detail. Experience in Phase I research.

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