Cleveland Clinic

Port Saint Lucie, FL

Job posting number: #7134698 (Ref:ccf17996525)

Posted: March 17, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. 

Join our team as a Critical Care Transport Paramedic where you will provide immediate medical treatment to critically ill or injured patients throughout the interfaculty or scene transport process. You will respond safely and without delay to calls for assistance, maintain the equipment on assigned modes of transportation, perform daily vehicle readiness checks, report any actual and potential hazards, and operate emergency vehicles safely in accordance with department policies and procedures.

Ideal Candidates for this position should have a current drivers license, licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P or PMD), and a current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Caregivers should also have strong critical thinking skills, be able to work under minimal supervision, be punctual, and have strong decisive judgement in stressful situations.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.


  • Navigates ambulance to respond to emergency calls.
  • Maintains equipment on assigned mode of transportation.
  • In collaboration with medical control officer, assesses nature and extent of illness or injury requirement critical care transport.
  • In collaboration with medical control, administers appropriate emergency medical care as dictated by scope of practice for EMT-P in Florida.
  • Communicates with medical personnel at hospital, reports/records observations, and follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
  • Travels in assigned modes of transport for up to extended periods of time to provide care for patients.
  • Functions as an advocate for the patient and their family by supplying and interpreting information, supporting decisions and facilitating communication.
  • Establishes and maintains collaborative communications with other health care professionals and hospital departments. Participates in the orientation of new personnel.
  • Participates in the maintenance of a clean and safe environment. Practices fiscal responsibility in the use of supplies, equipment and time management.
  • Maintains the specific confidentiality issues of the patient.
  • Responsible to complete all required departmental Continuing Education annually.
  • Responds safely and without delay to calls for emergency assistance.
  • Reports on time to scheduled obligations.
  • Operates emergency vehicle safely and in accordance with department policy and procedures. Performs daily vehicle safety and readiness checks, reporting any actual and potential hazards.
  • Displays a positive image of the department and the hospital to the general public and to other employees.
  • Participates in Performance Improvement projects for the department/hospital as requested. Serves on committees/task force for the hospital and/or department as requested.
  • Performs other functions related to the job role.
  • Provides care and communication suitable for appropriate age-specific care. Neonatal (0 - 28 days); Pediatric (29 days - 12 years); Adolescent (13 - 18 years); Adult (19 - 74 years); Geriatric (75+ years).
  • Conducts point-of-care laboratory testing as part of patient care, and participates in requisite point-of-care testing maintenance procedures to comply with regulatory standards of the College of American Pathologists, or other bodies as applicable.
  • Maintains current knowledge with respect to department and hospital activities, new procedures and technology.
  • Reports pertinent observations regarding patients to the appropriate person.
  • Assists other emergency response agencies in securing patient for treatment / transport as needed.
  • Perform daily and monthly checks to ensure continuous readiness for state inspection. Continuously meets medical requirements of the Medical Director to be permitted utilization of CCAMT Treatment Protocols
  • Continuously meets all behavior, policy and procedure requirements per department expectations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must have post high school specialized training consisting of completion of an accredited program for licensure as an EMT-Paramedic; Associate Degree in EMS preferred.



  • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P or PMD) in the current State, or National License.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS).
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).
  • Newborn Resuscitation Program (NRP) required within 6 months of hire.
  • Operation of emergency vehicles. EVOC - 8 Hours of Driving and 8 Hours of Lecture Time- 16 Hours total. (EVOC)
  • Current valid State Driver's License (VDL).

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience as an EMT or Paramedic preferred.
  • Experience in emergency room, Fire Rescue, etc., or other critical care transport preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to perform in limited quarters, ground and air transport modes and in all types of terrain and weather conditions. Frequent bending, twisting, climbing steps or ladders, stooping, kneeling, and crouching.
  • Medium Work - exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for light work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7134698 (Ref:ccf17996525)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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