Paramedic Sample Resume

Marion Joyce
1234 Cobblestone Drive
Reno, Nevada 98765
Home: 727-555-5555
Cell: 727-555-5556
Email: Marion_Joyce@netlong.com

Objective
Seeking to secure a full-time paramedic position in a reputable clinic/hospital where I can continue to develop and enhance my skills and knowledge in the medical field and to use my past training to help others.

Qualifications Summary
  • Experienced Paramedic with solid ability to perform technical medical skills with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Able to understand and effectively deal with emotional and medical needs of victims of injuries, acute illnesses, or psychological emergencies and maintain a professional and objective approach to caring for ill or injured persons.
  • Open to learning new concepts in rescue and medical skills, and techniques in pre-hospital care.
  • Skilled at performing a variety of limited mechanical work involved in the use, testing and maintenance of rescue and medical equipment and directing and teaching other personnel.
  • Able to understand and follow oral and written instructions and orders and to maintain a professional attitude.
  • Skilled at establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with other employees, assisting agencies, hospital personnel and the general public.
  • Licensed to drive and operate emergency ambulance units.  
Education
Institute College of Advanced Technology, Phoenix, AZ
Associate's Degree in Paramedics (May 2001)

Work Experience
Paramedic: Dec. 2004 - Dec. 2009, Reno Family Health Hospital, Reno, NV
  • Provided and directed fast, efficient Advanced Life Support to the ill and injured utilizing all basic and advanced abilities and techniques, including the placement of peripheral, central and intra-osseous lines, esophageal obturator airways, endo-tracheal intubations, cardiac monitoring and EKG interpretations, defibrillation, and cardio version.
  • Recognized a medical emergency and made reasonable and acceptable differential diagnosis.
  • Performed critical physical examinations.
  • Anticipated potentially life-threatening occurrences of non-cardiac emergencies and instituted appropriate emergency therapy where essential for the preservation of life.
  • Dealt with medical and emotional needs of any victim of acute illness or injury with the goal of reducing mortality.
  • Responsible for managing and directing all first responders at the scene of a medical emergency such as QRUs, Police Departments, and EMTs.  
Licensed Practical Nurse: Jan. 1999 - Nov. 2004, Grady Memorial Hospital, Phoenix, AZ
  • Responsibilities included making critical decisions quickly and appropriately for severely injured and ill patients, reporting patient condition to ER physician in a concise and organized form and maintaining the working order of the ER unit for which I was responsible.
  • Other duties: Administering medications/infusions, monitoring for adverse reactions, IV insertion, recording daily temperatures, monitoring patient compliance, phlebotomy, processing labs, EKGs, maintaining pharmacy supplies, and ordering supplies.
*References: Available upon request.