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Paramedic – Flex

Posting Date

May 30, 2023


  • Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Wisconsin Paramedic licensure required.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license equivalent to a Wisconsin Class D license.
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators Course or similar course completion.
  • HAZMAT Awareness Course completion.
  • Working knowledge of HIPAA and other privacy laws/regulations.
  • NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certifications; or completion within 3 months of hire required.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required.

Work Hours

We are seeking a full-time Flex ParamedicShifts can be 8, 12, or 24 hours, dependent on needs within the department. Weekend and holiday rotation are also on need basis.

Job Summary

The paramedic is responsible for providing pre-hospital emergency medical care at the paramedic level for those served by Southwest Health Emergency Medical Service. They perform pre-hospital medical care and provide assistance to staff as assigned within Southwest Health. All medical care performed is pursuant to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) as outlined under, but not limited to the following: Wisconsin Administrative Code DHS 110, the prescribed Southwest Health EMS medical guidelines, policies and procedures outlined by the medical director, the current version of the Standards and Procedures of Practical Skills and the current Scope of Practice for Paramedic. The Paramedic also serves as the lead patient care giver and ranking EMS official unless relieved of that duty by EMS command staff.

Contact Information

Southwest Health
Attn: Human Resources
1400 Eastside Rd
Platteville, WI 53818
Phone: (608) 342-4796
Fax: (608) 342-5015

We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application below.


Southwest Health is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.

Non-Discrimination Policy

Southwest Health prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by Southwest Health.