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Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic (Experienced) - Onsite

Albuquerque, NM

Job ID: 693505

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About Sandia:

Sandia National Laboratories is the nation’s premier science and engineering lab for national security and technology innovation, with teams of specialists focused on cutting-edge work in a broad array of areas. Some of the main reasons we love our jobs:

  • Challenging work with amazing impact that contributes to security, peace, and freedom worldwide

  • Extraordinary co-workers

  • Some of the best tools, equipment, and research facilities in the world

  • Career advancement and enrichment opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements for many positions include 9/80 (work 80 hours every two weeks, with every other Friday off) and 4/10 (work 4 ten-hour days each week) compressed workweeks, part-time work, and telecommuting (a mix of onsite work and working from home)

  • Generous vacations, strong medical and other benefits, competitive 401k, learning opportunities, relocation assistance and amenities aimed at creating a solid work/life balance*

World-changing technologies. Life-changing careers. Learn more about Sandia at:*These benefits vary by job classification.

What Your Job Will Be Like:

Are you passionate about your work? Do you want to join a dynamic team that solves challenging issues? If so, Organization 03733, Acute Care, is currently seeking an Emergency Medical Technician/Paramedic to join their team!

The selected candidate will provide emergency medical care to members of the workforce, through the clinical services organization. They will utilize their knowledge and experience with emergency medical care by providing advanced life support to patients, conducting and interpreting electrocardiograms and electrical interventions to support cardiac functions, perform advanced endotracheal intubations, and administer appropriate intravenous fluids and drugs, under the direction of a designated physician.

On any given day, one may be called upon to:

  • Transport patients to local hospitals for follow-up treatment

  • Perform related medical tasks in the Acute Care Clinic, including administering allergy shots and triaging urgent care clinic patients

  • Monitor, stock, and order for ambulances and the clinic supply

  • Act as an EMS Standby as needed, including evenings and weekends

  • Organize and lead training classes in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, and/or other education areas as needed

  • Participate in clinical and EMS audits

  • Provide out of state EMS support at the clinical site in Nevada on a rotating schedule

  • Support other job-related duties as requested

Due to the nature of the work, the selected applicant must be able to work onsite.

This position will require occasional travel to the Tonopah, Nevada site 30% of the time.

This is a part-time position, with scheduled hours worked to be an average of 30 hours per week.

Salary Range:

$57,400 - $110,500

*Salary range is estimated, and actual salary will be determined after consideration of the selected candidate's experience and qualifications, and application of any approved geographic salary differential.

Qualifications We Require:

  • A High School diploma, plus 3 years related experience in emergency medical care

  • A Current/Active Paramedic Licensure

  • The ability to acquire and maintain certifications in Basic Life Support, Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support, Pediatric Advanced Life Support, and any other certifications required by the facility

  • The ability to acquire and maintain National Registry and Nevada License within 12 months of hire to support Nevada site

  • The ability to acquire and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance

Qualifications We Desire:

  • Have flexibility in current schedule

  • Knowledge of practical application of medications, including thorough knowledge and an understanding of the general properties of all types of drugs

  • Knowledge of and experience using Bernalillo County protocols

  • The ability to conceptualize and communicate to all levels of personnel

  • The ability to model behaviors that reflect Sandia's core values

About Our Team:

Employee Health Services is an onsite multi-disciplinary clinic serving members of the SNL workforce.

Posting Duration:

This posting will be open for application submissions for a minimum of seven (7) calendar days, including the ‘posting date’. Sandia reserves the right to extend the posting date at any time.

Security Clearance:

Sandia is required by DOE to conduct a pre-employment drug test and background review that includes checks of personal references, credit, law enforcement records, and employment/education verifications. Applicants for employment need to be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Q-level security clearance, which requires U.S. citizenship. If you hold more than one citizenship (i.e., of the U.S. and another country), your ability to obtain a security clearance may be impacted.

Applicants offered employment with Sandia are subject to a federal background investigation to meet the requirements for access to classified information or matter if the duties of the position require a DOE security clearance. Substance abuse or illegal drug use, falsification of information, criminal activity, serious misconduct or other indicators of untrustworthiness can cause a clearance to be denied or terminated by DOE, resulting in the inability to perform the duties assigned and subsequent termination of employment.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status and any other protected class under state or federal law.

NNSA Requirements for MedPEDs:

If you have a Medical Portable Electronic Device (MedPED), such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, drug-releasing pump, hearing aids, or diagnostic equipment and other equipment for measuring, monitoring, and recording body functions such as heartbeat and brain waves, if employed by Sandia National Laboratories you may be required to comply with NNSA security requirements for MedPEDs.

If you have a MedPED and you are selected for an on-site interview at Sandia National Laboratories, there may be additional steps necessary to ensure compliance with NNSA security requirements prior to the interview date.

Position Information:

This Limited Term Employee (LTE) position is a temporary position for one year term, which may be renewed at Sandia's discretion up to a maximum of seven years.

Individuals in LTE positions may bid on regular Sandia positions as internal candidates, and in some cases may be converted to regular career positions during their term if warranted by ongoing operational needs, continuing availability of funds, and satisfactory job performance.

Job ID: 693505

Job Family: HC

Regular/Temporary Position: T

Full/Part-Time Status: P

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  • Worklife Balance
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Exceptional 401K Savings Plan
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • On-site Amenities
  • Vacation Buy Plan
  • Telecommuting Arrangements*

*with management approval

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  • Minimal traffic congestion compared to larger cities
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