Paramedic Jobs in Des Moines, 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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Polk City Fire Department - Polk City, IA (14 miles from Des Moines, 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...
8 days ago
Dallas County - Adel, IA (22 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Possession of or ability obtain and maintain current State of Iowa EMT-Paramedic certificate / PALS / ACLS / BLS. EMT's actively pursing Paramedic certification will be considered....
9 days ago
West Des Moines, IA (12 miles from Des Moines, IA)
Must have current Iowa Paramedic Certification or valid membership with the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians at the paramedic level upon hire....
12 days ago
Des Moines University - Des Moines, IA
Des Moines University seeks a Human Simulation (HS) Educator to train and educate Simulated Patients (SPs) for specific cases according to curricular requirements and standards of best practice....
23 days ago
Des Moines University - Des Moines, IA
Des Moines University seeks a Human Simulation (HS) Educator to train and educate Simulated Patients (SPs) for specific cases according to curricular requirements and standards of best practice....
23 days ago

Demographic Data for Des Moines, 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...

Medical Imaging
This course is for post graduate, graduate medical students, nursing, paramedical students. Masters and PhDs in radiology will also find it helpful. I have assorted a wide range of topics of...

Radiology
This course is for post graduate, graduate medical students, nursing, paramedical students. Masters and PhDs in radiology will also find it helpful. I have assorted a wide range of topics of...

Salary for Paramedic Jobs in Des Moines, IA

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

$44,504

Highest Education Level

Paramedics in Des Moines, 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 (5.8%)
  • 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 Des Moines, 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%)