Lead Paramedic/UKHC

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Job Title:

Lead Paramedic/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Lead Paramedic

Department Name:

H3100:Emergency Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

KBEMS Licensed Paramedic, ACLS Provider, PALS Provider and BLS provider, instructor certifications within 1 year of hire.

Physical Requirements:

The ability to lift, carry, push, and pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis; as well as stand, walk and sit for long periods of time. The conditions of work may involve exposure to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.


Days, evenings, nights, and/or weekends (40 hours per week).

Job Summary:

The Lead Paramedic will serve as an assistant to the clinical manager of EMS to manage the day-to-day operations of paramedics in the Emergency Services department. The Lead Paramedic will serve as the frontline paramedic supervisor, and will assist the divisional charge nurse in paramedic assignments. Will also perform all routine ED paramedic functions as needed.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have strong leadership and communication skills (written and verbal).

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Preferred Education/Experience:

At least five years of paramedic experience and three or more years of paramedic management experience.

Deadline to Apply:


University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Job No:
Posted: 11/13/2020
Application Due: 1/12/2021
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