Emergency Response Paramedic – Located in Kelso, WA

Job Description

Located in Kelso, WA

Job Description:

AMR Clark County is offering a $18,000 sign-on bonus for medics accepting full time positions with a one year commitment*

(Internal transfers not eligible for bonus)

Pay Rate: $62,211 to $79,614 depending on experience

We’re hiring Paramedics that are passionate about delivering compassionate, high-quality service and basic, as well as advanced, patient care to our customers.


  • Assess each call situation to determine the best course of action while working with progressive Paramedic protocols.
  • Utilize your Paramedic skills on medical equipment and procedures including defibrillator, EKG monitor, oxygen and suction devices, and intravenous fluids to provide advanced medical care.
  • Communicate with patients and loved ones to provide information and assurance that care is being given.
  • Act as Paramedic team leader and take responsibility for the scene and unit management as needed.
  • Drive the ambulance on 911 responses.
  • Work collaboratively and in a professional manner with all allied health and public safety personnel as well as your fellow Paramedics.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in community programs to maintain AMR image and establish strong community relations.


  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Some advanced education preferred.
  • Current state Paramedic License and maintain currency.
  • Possess a valid State Driver’s License.
  • Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, BTLS or PHTLS Provider Certification and maintain currency.
  • ICS 100, 200, 700 and 800
  • Proof of Covid-19 vaccination or valid exemption
  • Driving record in compliance with AMR Safety and Driving policy.
  • Some past work experience, preferably in healthcare desired.

* The sign-on bonus is paid out in two payments. $9,000 upon the completion of orientation and field training and $9,000 after one year (365 days) of continuous full time employment.


NOTE REGARDING COVID-19: Upon accepting an offer and joining the GMR family, new hires will be required to submit a COVID-19 vaccination status of either vaccinated or not vaccinated .
EEO Statement:
Global Medical Response and its family of companies are an Equal Opportunity Employer, which includes supporting veterans and providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with a disability.

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