Paramedic Jobs in Opelousas, LA

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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Global Medical Response - Opelousas, LA
life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation * Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor...
21 hours ago
Air Evac Lifeteam - Opelousas, LA
life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility maintaining thorough patient care documentation Maintains competency in knowledge and psychomotor...
10 days ago
Acadian Ambulance Service Incorporated - Lafayette, LA (21 miles from Opelousas, LA)
Administers prompt and efficient basic, intermediate and advanced life support care within the limits of licensure or certification and in accordance with approved protocols prior to and during transport...
16 days ago

Demographic Data for Opelousas, LA

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Salary for Paramedic Jobs in Opelousas, LA

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

$44,685

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Highest Education Level

Paramedics in Opelousas, LA offer the following education background
  • Vocational or Certification (25.2%)
  • Bachelor's Degree (23.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (21.3%)
  • High School or GED (18.9%)
  • 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 Opelousas, LA
  • Less than 1 year (34.6%)
  • None (32.5%)
  • 1-2 years (17.9%)
  • 2-4 years (9.9%)
  • 4-6 years (5.1%)