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Responder (EMT, AEMT or Paramedic, full-time)

Company: Ready Responders
Location: Shreveport
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Job Description:

About Us

Ready Responders was founded in 2016 with the mission of giving patients direct access to healthcare professionals in their homes and giving Responders the opportunity to provide care in their communities. Responders travel to patients' homes to address their physical, mental, and social health needs, utilizing technology to connect with an advanced medical or behavioral health provider, and connecting them with external resources and relationships for ongoing, sustained support.

With Ready Responders, patients now have access to quality whole person care in their homes, 16 hours a day, 365 days a year, and talented individuals are provided the opportunity to work with a rapidly growing, mission-driven company. We are in-network with most major insurance companies in the markets we serve. Ready Responders is backed by leading venture capital firms, including Google Ventures, Founders Fund, Rise of the Rest, and City Lights Capital.

What You'll Do

  • Combine your knowledge and skills with the equipment, resources, and technology provided to deliver high quality community-based medical, behavioral, and social health services.
  • Promptly respond to calls originating from the Ready Responders call line or app for medical needs within the community, demonstrating problem-solving skills on the scene.
  • Facilitate video consults under direct supervision of a board-certified medical provider.
  • Utilize cloud-based software on mobile devices to improve efficiency of care.
  • Coach patients in making appointments with providers and social service agencies, setting up transportation, filling prescriptions, and navigating challenges associated with hunger, housing insecurity, lack of income, etc.
  • Build trust and cultivate positive relationships with patients and motivate them to reach their goals for their mental, social, and physical health.
  • Commit to improving the health of community residents and bring safety and comfort to communities across the region

    What You'll Need

    • NREMT and Louisiana EMS Certification EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic (required)
    • BLS certification (required); ACLS certification (preferred)

      • Must be from American Heart Association or America Red Cross-approved provider

      • Emergency medical experience through EMS agency, hospital, clinic, etc. (required)
      • State driver's license and auto insurance (required)

        Must be able to maintain all required licenses and certifications and must complete all required continuing education courses.

        • 18 years of age or older
        • Pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen
        • Provide current PPD test results
        • Clean driving record for the past three years
        • Reliable access to a personal vehicle
        • Functioning smartphone (e.g. iPhone, Samsung Galaxy, etc.)
        • Eligibility to work in the US without Company sponsorship for a work visa or employment-based green card
        • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including but not limited to exhibiting empathy and active listening
        • Passion for working with vulnerable populations
        • Comfort with meeting patients on your own in their home or at a community-based location

          What You'll Get

          • Basic Life Support medical kit
          • Encrypted wireless iPad, including HIPAA-compliant video conferencing software and electronic medical record software
          • Access to Ready Responders continuing education and professional development courses
          • Current schedule equivalent to 40 hours per week, working one weekend every third week
          • Competitive benefits and paid time off
          • Fully-stocked kitchen with endless snacks and coffee
          • Friendly, fun and mission-driven environment
          • Company sponsored events

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