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Universal Orlando Paramedics are first responders who must be flexible to meet the demands of an ever-changing emergency scene. When emergencies exist, the situation can be complex and care of the patient must be started immediately. Under the direction of the supervisor, Paramedics will examine and treat all injuries and illnesses of Universal Orlando guests and Team Members according to company protocols.
Paramedics at Universal Orlando are responsible for:
- Adhering to and actively promoting all Health Services policies and procedures and standing orders while performing duties.
- Examining and treating all Universal Orlando guest and employee injuries and illness according to company protocols and using sound Paramedic judgment.
- Providing timely documentation for each Team Member and guest completely, legibly and accurately; documenting the appropriate assessment and treatments; documenting on the appropriate paperwork and electronic files. Providing copies and file documents as required.
- Authorizing treatment for Team Members to receive outside medical care. Notifying Supervisors of all Team Members and guests sent off property for further treatment.
- Completing shift responsibilities to include, opening and closing checklists, restocking supplies at bases, airway bags and shared department packs and equipment. Maintaining a clean and orderly work environment.
- Maintaining professional appearance and actions at all times. Presenting in uniform as outlined by Universal Orlando policy and department uniform standards and Team Member handbook.
- Remaining current on all department and Universal Orlando changes or directives, review Health Service homepage daily, department communication boards and ask Supervisor clarifying questions.
- Participating in staff meeting, in-service programs and program development activities as required or requested.
- Understanding and actively participating in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established Universal Orlando policy, procedures, training and Team Member involvement activities.
- Performing other duties as assigned.
To perform the role of a Paramedic successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Consistent attendance and punctuality is a job requirement.
- FL Paramedic Certification, Basic Life Support and Advance Cardiac Life Support Certifications required.
- Minimum of 1 year experience required.
- Valid Florida state driver's license required.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Ability to write simple correspondence.
- Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals and ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.
- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.
- Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.
- Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the Paramedic job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly (2/3 or more of time) required to walk for prolonged periods (including ability to walk at a given pace that is predetermined by a moving sidewalk); talk; hear audible alarms, voice commands with background noise; use hands and fingers to grip, pinch, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; climb stairs / ladders; balance; lift up to 25 pounds with control; close vision with or without corrective lens (clear vision at 20 inches or less); distance vision with or without corrective lens (clear vision at 20 feet or more); peripheral vision (ability to observe an area that can be seen up and down or to the left and right while eyes are fixed on a given point); depth perception (vision, ability to judge distances and spatial relationships); adjust focus (ability to adjust the eye to bring an object into sharp focus while in changing light conditions e.g., sunshine to indoor or dark conditions); maintain alertness and attentiveness up to 4 hours while working varying hours; maintain concentration/focus (e.g., ability to interpret the work environment and make decisions on predetermined operating policies and procedure); ability to smell.
- The individual must frequently lift stand for prolonged periods; sit for prolonged periods; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach, pull, push with hands and arms below head; repetition using an input device a keyboard or mouse in a steady manner; push up to 25 pounds with control; work in varied light conditions including low or diminished lighting; work in small or tight spaces.
- The individual must occasionally work at heights for prolonged periods of time including heights with or without railings or over open pits greater than 4 feet; reach, pull, push with hands and arms above head; repeat motions more than twice per minute; work in an environment subject to vibrations; color vision (ability to identify and distinguish colors); work in an environment with flashing lights including strobe lamps.
The work environment characteristics described below are representative of those an individual encounters while performing the essential functions of the Paramedic job.
- While performing the duties of this job, the individual is regularly exposed to wet, humid conditions (non-weather); work in outdoor weather conditions to include direct sunlight, heat or cold; work with compressed gas cylinders or tanks; be exposed to bodily fluids (blood, vomit); transport fuels or compressed gases; use a motorized company vehicle or a leased or personal vehicle for company business.
- The individual is frequently required to excavate more than 4 feet.
- The individual is occasionally exposed to work in extreme cold (non-weather); work in extreme heat (non-weather); work with fumes or airborne particles requiring the use of a respirator.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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