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Essentia Health Paramedic in Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

Job Description:

This position is SIGN ON BONUS eligible!! Become part of Essentia's accomplished team where our mission guides us every day: We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives. This calling resonates deeply for our caregivers and our colleagues working behind the scenes, who all bring high-quality, compassionate care to the patients we are privileged to serve. As a Paramedic, you will respond to all emergent and non-emergent calls and/or hospital codes; provides medical support and care for patients in the pre-hospital and/or hospital environment. Assists in the ongoing assessment of patients by identifying the patient’s needs and requirements to determine best course of treatment. Provides advanced medical care and basic life support service to patients using appropriate medical equipment, devices and treatment modalities. May be requested to provide patient care in the hospital setting performing tasks delegated by the RN based on the scope of the individual’s training and capabilities. This position has a 1.0 FTE, which means you will work 40 hours/week. Work Experience: NIMS 100, 200, 700 Over 75, need to have medical permission

Education Qualifications:


Licensure/Certification Qualifications:

  • State licensure/certification as a Paramedic or a Registered Nurse authorized to operate as a Paramedic in the appropriate state of practice.

  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) Certification required at time of hire

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) Certification required at time of hire

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certification (or must obtain within 6 months of hire)

  • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operator's license as verified through appropriate licensing agency.

  • Must meet the driving requirements and criteria acceptable to Essentia Health 's insurer

  • State Background check must provide clearance to work with vulnerable adults



Shift Rotation

Day/Eve/Night Rotation (United States of America)

Shift Start Time


Shift End Time


Pay Range

$22.31 - $33.47 / hour

The approximate base compensation range is posted, but the actual offer will reflect our total compensation and benefits package. The offer will be determined by a number of factors including the selected candidate’s experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, FTE, as well as internal equity among our team.





Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol.

Essentia Health EEO:

Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) at Essentia

It is our policy to afford EEO to all individuals, regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, family medical history, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, military service or veteran status, culture, socio-economic status, status with regard to public assistance, and other factors not related to qualifications, including employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or any other category as defined by law.