Job Description Paramedics who choose Metro West Ambulance select one of Oregon's most trusted EMS providers. We're committed to employing individuals who meet our high standards of professionalism and integrity. Applicants must be at least 21 years old with a good driving record. All ALS units operate under progressive standing orders, which include advanced airway procedures (paralytics), liberal treatment protocols and a highly developed trauma system. Our career ladder has several opportunities to provide individuals diverse experiences and training to further your career in EMS, such as our Mobile Heath/Community Paramedicine Program, Critical Care Transport units, and our Wildland Fire Team. Metro West Ambulance encourages and supports individuals in their continuing education by offering CE courses needed for license renewal at the State and National levels, free to all employees. Required Qualification • Oregon State Paramedic License* • Current ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support)* • Current PHTLS (Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support)* • Current CPR* • Current Pediatric Certifications (Pediatric Advanced Life Support, Emergency Pediatric Card, or PEPP)* • Oregon or Washington State Driver License or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire, and clean driving record • Pass Oregon state and national background check • Pass company drug screen • Pass company physical agility test * Current or the Ability to Obtain Prior to Training Benefits • Relocation Reimbursement • Health Insurance • Dental Insurance • 401K with up to 5% company match • Life Insurance • Paid Vacation • Paid Sick Leave • One Month Paid Sabbatical after 15 years • Gym Membership Reimbursement - up to $75 per quarter • Employee Assistance Program • Free & Discounted Event Ticket • Cell Phone Discounts (Verizon, AT&T, Sprint, & T-Mobile) • Discounts on parts and labor at local NAPA Auto Parts and Les Schwab • EMS Perks Membership (www.perksatwork.com)
About Metro West Ambulance Metro West Ambulance, Inc., is owned by JD Fuiten. The Metro West family of ambulance services performs according to the standards developed by JD and his teams to produce the finest level of patient care and customer service. Our ambulance services provide advanced life support and medical transportation services in Southwest Washington State and western Oregon from Portland to Astoria, Seaside, Lincoln City, Newport, and Coos Bay.
Founded in 1953 by the Fuiten family, we are distinguished as the longest running owner-operated ambulance service in the Pacific Northwest. Started as a basic first aid operation in Forest Grove and, in 1973, we began the transition to become the full-spectrum emergency and non-emergency healthcare transportation service we are today.