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CareerParamedic
DescriptionParamedics are health care professionals providing the highest level of care available outside of a hospital. They extend advanced life support care to the sick and injured. Paramedics are trained in all aspects of pre-hospital emergency care. During a medical transport, the paramedic is responsible for the safety and well-being of the patient. Paramedics may work on ambulances, in industrial settings, and on aeromedical transport teams. Paramedics also: Start intravenous lines; Administer a wide variety of medications; Insert advanced airway devices; Read electrocardiograms; Use manual defibrillators and cardiac pacemakers; Other advanced skills delegated by the medical control physician
Salary Range$29,000 to $60,000 < Click
Education
Acadian Ambulance
210 472-2144
San Antonio College
210 486-0000
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