King County Medic One—Paramedic Trainee Recruitment
Seattle, Washington


Qualifications: H.S. diploma/G.E.D, current EMT certification and 3 years of field experience as an EMT in a pre-hospital setting.

Applications open: April 21, 2004
Applications close: May 28, 2004
Stipend: $ 3.000,00/month

Contact: King County Medic One http://www.metrokc.gov/health for job announcement and application. EOE


Basic Scope - all individuals certified as MICPs by the University of Washington School of Medicine - Paramedic Training Program must be trained and tested in these practices:

Perform manual defibrillation
Perform synchronized cardioversion
Perform transcutaneous pacing
Perform Valsalva's Maneuver and Carotid Sinus Massage
Perform EKG-Monitoring
Acquire and Interpret 12-lead EKG
Perform pulse oximetry
Visualize the airway by use of the laryngoscope and remove foreign body(ies) with forceps
Perform pulmonary ventilation by endotracheal intubation
Perform RSI
Perform retrograde intubation in patients > 16 years of age
Perform needle cricothyrotomy/transtracheal jet insufflation
Perform surgical cricothyroidotomy in patients > 12 years of age
Perform needle thoracostomy
Monitor thoracostomy tubes
Institute peripheral intravenous (IV) access
Access/place central venous catheters into the subclavian, femoral and internal jugular veins
Perform intraosseous cannulation in patients < 6 years of age
Administer intravenous glucose solutions and Ringer's lactate solution
Obtain venous blood samples
Perform phlebotomy
Perform pericardiocentesis
Perform escharotomy
Perform episiotomy
Perform nasogastric intubation and gastric suction
Perform drug administration via I.M., S.C., I.V., SL, ET, IC, rectal and buccal routes
Administer the following medications:
adenosine
albuterol
aminophylline
amyl nitrite
acetylsalicylic acid
atropine
calcium chloride
dextrose 50%
diazepam
diltiazem
diphenhydramine
epinephrine
etomidate
furosemide
glucagon
glyceryl trinitrate
isoproterenol
lidocaine
magnesium sulfate
metoprolol
morphine
naloxone
norepinephrine
oxytocin
pradiloxim
phenobarbital
procainamide
promethazine
sodium bicarbonate
sodium nitrite
sodium thiosulfate
succinylcholine
vecuronium