Paramedic Jobs in Ames, IA

Provide first response for 911 calls. Paramedics travel in ambulances and deliver medical aid in emergency situations. Some common duties for these healthcare professionals include CPR, shock prevention, bleeding management, and spinal protection. They monitor patients’ conditions and transfer them to hospital care.

Paramedics must be able to remain calm under pressure and perform life-saving procedures with maximum speed and accuracy. Because they interact with people in high-stress environments, they must be compassionate and emotionally stable.

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Grifols - Ames, IA
currently certified/licensed in the state of employment and according to state requirements as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (or equivalent), Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocation Nurse, Paramedic...
5 days ago
Grifols - Ames, IA
currently certified/licensed in the state of employment and according to state requirements as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (or equivalent), Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocation Nurse, Paramedic...
15 days ago
Polk City Fire Department - Polk City, IA (17 miles from Ames, IA)
Under the general direction of the Fire Chief, the Firefighter/Paramedic performs fire suppression, rescue operations, fire prevention activities (e.g. public education, fire inspections, etc.) and...
19 days ago

Demographic Data for Ames, IA

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Paramedic Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Head and Neck Anatomy
This will teach you all the anatomy of head and neck as required for medical curriculum. It is useful for medical, paramedical, masters students and anyone interested in anatomy of head and neck...

Emergency Skills Made Easy
The time between calling 911 and paramedics arriving is VITAL for increasing patient outcomes.  Unfortunately, being prepared and capable to handle an emergency is the exception and not the...

Thorax and Abdomen Anatomy
This is a course that teaches you fundamentals of thorax and abdominal anatomy. This course is for medical, paramedical, nursing, dental students. Masters in Anatomy and PhDs can also find it...

Salary for Paramedic Jobs in Ames, IA

This is the average annual salary for Paramedic jobs in Ames, IA as reported by the BLS.

$52,393

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Highest Education Level

Paramedics in Ames, IA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (25.1%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (21.4%)
  • High School or GED (18.8%)
  • Master's Degree (5.9%)
  • Some College (2.6%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.7%)
  • Some High School (0.6%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Paramedics in Ames, IA
  • Less than 1 year (34.6%)
  • None (32.5%)
  • 1-2 years (17.9%)
  • 2-4 years (9.9%)
  • 4-6 years (5.1%)