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South Park Ambulance District - Park County Colorado

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Paramedic - $57-62k/year; EMT $47-52k/year
48/96, 911 only

Resumes can be sent to: chief@southparkambulance.com

  • Located in Park County on the Eastern Slope of the Continental Divide of the Central Rockies.
  • The Headquarters Station is in Fairplay, approximately 85 miles southwest of Denver, 85 miles northwest of Colorado Springs, and 23 miles south of Breckenridge.
  • The District covers an area of almost 1,500 square miles at an average elevation of 9,000 feet above sea level.
  • 911 responses only.
  • There are no hospitals in Park County. In Fairplay there is primary care clinic operated by HealthOne. There are no nursing homes or assisted care facilities. All patients are transported to Frisco, Woodland Park, Salida, Denver, and Colorado Springs. Average time with a patient is 110 minutes for Front Range transports.
  • Helicopter transport is routinely used for critical patients. Helicopters are based in Denver, Colorado Springs, and Frisco (24/7).
  • Mutual Aid is available from 3 EMS systems in other areas of Park County, also Summit County, Teller County, and Chaffee County. Most mutual aid is about 1 hour away.
  • Three primarily volunteer first responder fire protection districts are located within the District. SPAD ambulances and fire district units are co-dispatched for all emergencies.
  • The District is a local government, Title 32 Special District, funded through property taxes and fees for service. The Board of Directors are elected by the public.
  • Career / professional staffing with full-time employees since January 1992.
  • 24 / 7 Paramedic ALS since 1999.
  • 3 Paramedic crews per shift with minimum of 3 Paramedics per shift.
  • Total of 20 full-time and 5 part-time employees.
  • A Community Paramedic program planned for implementation in early 2022.
  • Denver Metro Protocols
  • Schedule of 48 hours on (2 days) and 96 hours off (4 days).
  • Employees are paid for every hour on duty, time and ½ for all hours worked over 40 hours per week. Annual pay rate reflects five 48-hour shifts with 80 hours of overtime per month included in the shift schedule.
  • Paid bi-weekly, with direct deposit.
  • Double pay for working Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • Generous PTO program.
  • Health Insurance, dental & vision, family included (no employee contribution required).
  • Accidental death / disability / Worker’s Compensation / Malpractice insurance.
  • Uniforms provided, including extrication PPE and body armor.
  • Reimbursement for meals consumed during transports.
  • Continuing Education, including ACLS, CPR, PALS/PEPP through the office of the medical director and our in-house education officer. Employees are paid for all required trainings.
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