Paramedic
General Job Description


McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority provides emergent and non-emergent care and transportation of the sick and injured in the northern Allegheny County area. McCandless-Franklin Park Ambulance Authority is nationally recognized for the care it gives to the five municipalities we serve.

The Authority has both full and part time positions which are an integral part of an advanced life support patient care team. It will be necessary to provide care and transportation in both the emergency and non-emergency environment. On a daily basis you will be required to work in cooperation with our team leader, the 911 center and our non-emergent dispatch center to provide safe and efficient care and transportation to our patients. All care and transport information will then need to be entered in to a web based report program to create a patient record and provide billing information.

The position requires, but is not limited to the following:
21 years of age or older
Have a current PA driver's license
Insurable at regular rates
Basic computer input and keyboard skills required
Part time position: Is scheduled based on availability of work. To remain active as a part time Paramedic, the Authority requires a
minimum 16 hours per calendar month.

Full time position: Available to work 24 hours per day 7 days a week. Comprehensive benefits are available for full time employees.
EVOC certification
Current CPR certification recognized by the PA Department of Health
Current PA Department of Health certification
Current on PA Department of Health continuing education requirements, including time sensitive core content
Current ACLS, PALS and TLS certifications
Current medical command authorization or successfully precept to Consolidated Medical Command (CMC) medical command
authorization at UMPC Passavant Hospital.

The successful candidate must also be able to pass:
A complete physical
An agility test with some lifting
Drug screening
Criminal History check
Driving Record check
Childline Child Abuse check
Medicare and Medicaid eligibility check

Completed applications can be submitted by: Notes: Do not submit your driver's license with your completed application. We are not permitted by law to know your age by age discrimination laws. We just need you to verify on your application that you are at least 21 years old.

You may submit any of the following with your application: Your resume (without your date of birth or listing your age), EVOC certification, a copy of your PA Department of Health certification, a copy of Current CPR certification recognized by the PA Department of Health, and a copy of your current PA Department of Health EMS Practitioner Continuing Education Record.

We will keep your application on file for six months. At the end of the six months, if you wish to keep your application active, you will need to contact us and request it remain active.

If you have any other questions, please call our business office at 412-367-5883 or email us at mfpaa@mfpaa.org. We look forward to hearing from you!


Employment Application Form (PDF)