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Trinity Health *** Paramedic - Waterloo - Full-time in Waterloo, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time



Position Purpose:

Responds to ambulance calls and provides advanced patient care. Directs cares and provides guidance at scene. Performs vehicle maintenance and assists in the Emergency Room.

What you will Do:

  • Conducts an initial and ongoing assessment to gather data relevant to each patient’s needs.

  • Identifies patient care needs and follows protocol.

  • Evaluates outcome of treatment and revises plan as needed.

  • Communicates relevant patient information.

  • Transports sick or injured persons to hospital, or convalescents to destination, avoiding sudden motions detrimental to patients.

  • Performs vehicle maintenance: Checks vehicles and performs maintenance or reports to head mechanic and checks and maintains all equipment within rig and reports discrepancies to manager.

  • Assists in audits and other clinical areas as needed.

  • Participates in public relations and educational activities.


.9 FTE; 72 hours per pay period; will include a weekend and holiday rotation.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Graduate of an Iowa Paramedic Course or National Paramedic Course.

  • Certified Iowa Paramedic or RN Exemption

  • Valid IA Class C driver’s license and an acceptable Motor Vehicle Report (MVR).

  • BLS provider, ACLS, PALS, Mandatory Reporter. (Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Training (NVCI) within 6 months of hire.)

  • Intermediate language, intermediate math, high reasoning ability.

  • Ability to work with diverse group of people; ability to convey a positive image and build positive relationships with others; ability to work under pressure. Must pass pre-hire physical agility test.

Position Highlights and Benefits

 We care about your well-being, both physical and mental, which is why our benefit package includes:  

  • Personalized health, dental & vision insurance plans 

  • Paid time off 

  • Long- and short-term leave 

  • Retirement planning 

  • Life insurance coverage 

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides expert health care to eight counties. MercyOne Northeast Iowa provides excellent, personalized care close to home to the communities in the Cedar Valley. With 491 licensed beds between the three medical centers, each providing 24-hour emergency lifesaving care, MercyOne is there for you in critical moments:

  • MercyOne Waterloo Medical Center ( , an Area Level III Trauma Center and an accredited chest pain center

  • MercyOne Cedar Falls Medical Center, ( Community Level IV Trauma Designation

  • MercyOne Oelwein Medical Center ( , Community Level IV Trauma Designation

With more than 2,500 colleagues, MercyOne is one of the largest employers in Northeast Iowa.

MercyOne Medical Group – Northeast Iowa is made up of more than 30 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics located throughout Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Benton, Butler, Fayette and Tama counties.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran