Location: Albuquerque, NM 87106

Job Type: Permanent Full Time

Shift: Full Time, All Shifts

Salary: To be discussed on phone interview.

Start Date: Aug 28

Number of Jobs open: 12


Position Description:-

Paramedic – Albuquerque Ambulance Service


Work with a dedicated team of paramedics and EMTs to provide pre-hospital emergency care and transportation for injured and/or ill patients to citywide hospitals. The ideal candidate for this position should have excellent patient service skills, be able to work well under pressure with little supervision and make quick decisions about patient health and safety.


Type of Opportunity: Full Time 
FTE: 1.000000 
Exempt: No 
Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours



  • Maintains current working knowledge and certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).
  • Maintains positive communications and collaboration with emergency department physicians and staff regarding the definitive therapy administered to patients being delivered for emergency care at their facility.
  • Documentation of patient care using current computerized patient documentation system.
  • Assists in the instruction of emergency medical services (EMS) students to provide for positive work-related experiences.
  • Attendance at departmental staff meetings and/or in-service educational programs while keeping current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and/or publications. 
  • Proactively utilizes best practices to minimize response and drop times.


  • High school/GED
  • Current New Mexico driver’s license is required (out-of-state candidates have 30 days from date of hire to obtain) without relevant restrictions.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age with a driving record insurable per Presbyterian policy
  • Requires certification in defensive driving techniques
  • Must possess and maintain a State of New Mexico Paramedic certification in good standing
  • Must maintain all required certifications (i.e., ACLS, BLS, DOT certification)
  • Must be up to date with FEMA 100, 200, 700 courses
  • Ability to perform CPR and all skills associated with paramedic licensure


Benefits are effective day-one and include:

  • Competitive salaries
  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Free wellness programs
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
  • Continuing education and career development opportunities
  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

About Albuquerque Ambulance Service 
Albuquerque Ambulance Service was founded in 1972 and is a division of Presbyterian Healthcare Services a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Presbyterian is New Mexico’s largest private employer with more than 11,000 employees statewide.


As the largest and busiest emergency and non-emergency medical service provider in New Mexico, we provide advance life support, critical care transportation, mobile integrated health in the community, and a full fleet maintenance and logistics team that keeps ambulances turn-key and ready to go.

We are part of New Mexico's history – and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come. 


Sign On Offered: Currently through the end of the year we are offering enhanced sign on bonuses for this position if they are hired on by our 12/20 orientation

  • <1 year of paramedic experience- $7,500 (1 year commitment)
  • 1-5 years of paramedic experience- $10,000 (2 year commitment)
  • 5+ years of paramedic experience- $15,000 (2 year commitment)

Relocation Bonus: $6,000 for Paramedics 100 miles outside of Albuquerque, NM


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