Paramedic Life Support Team

Cleveland Clinic

Medina, OH

Job posting number: #7219631 (Ref:ccf19935765)

Posted: February 20, 2024

Job Description

Join Cleveland Clinic’s Medina Hospital where research and surgery are advanced, technology is leading-edge, patient care is world-class, and caregivers are family. This 148-bed community-based hospital has been providing the communities in and around Medina County with top-quality patient care for over 75 years. Here, you will work with and learn from some of our best caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. 

As a Paramedic, you will be providing immediate medical assessment and treatment to injured/ill patients on-site, in the community, and during transport to hospital. Your duties will include but are not limited to: 

Maintaining equipment, restocking supplies and cleaning ambulance. 

Administering appropriate emergency medical care. 

Communicating with medical personnel at hospital. 


The ideal future caregiver is someone who:  

• Has strong critical thinking skills. 

• Can demonstrate decisive judgement in stressful situations.  

• Shows strong communication skills   

• Has excellent paramedicine skills. 


At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare. 


  • Navigates ambulance to scene of accident in response to emergency calls.
  • Maintains equipment, restocks supplies and cleans ambulance as necessary.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness/injury and patient's history from available sources.
  • Determines appropriate independent or collaborative response.
  • Administers appropriate emergency medical care including life support procedures, decontamination protocols, fluid/drug administration, obtaining EKG readings and vital statistics monitoring in accordance to EMS protocols.
  • Communicates with medical personnel at hospital, reports/records observations, and follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of an accredited EMS-Paramedic training program.


  • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP) in the State of Ohio.

  • Current Basic Life Support Healthcare provider (BLS), Advanced, Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS).

  • Completion of a USDOT approved Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) course required within 6 months of hire.

    Current valid Ohio 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-P required.
  • Experience in larger metropolitan area preferred.
  • Experience in emergency room, etc., or other critical care transport preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full range of body motion, including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger dexterity, and eye-hand coordination.
  • Requires standing and walking for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently lifts and carries items weighing over 75 pounds.
  • Requires corrected vision and hearing to normal range.
  • Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular hours.
  • Exposure to communicable diseases and/or body fluids.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required for procedures.
Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

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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