Full-Time Paramedic

Part-Time Paramedic

PRN Staff (Paramedic, RN, RN/EMT)

The Oakes Volunteer Ambulance Service is seeking advanced level providers (Paramedic, RN, or RN/EMT) to join our team.  We are a progressive rural ambulance service in southeast North Dakota that responds to nearly 400 calls for service each year. Our ambulance service is an essential piece of a progressive health network that includes a critical access hospital, two clinics, nursing home, fire department, and many other health related services. Oakes is a great community to live in, raise a family, and work.

Job Summary:
To provide appropriate, efficient and timely pre-hospital advanced life support and transportation of the sick and injured in accordance with local, state, national and Oakes Ambulance standards of practice.

The full-time position has flexible rotating shift requirements (3 days on, followed by 6 days off) and includes a health insurance and retirement benefit package (North Dakota Public Employee Retirement System - ND PERS). 

The part-time and PRN positions will fill the schedule as-needed with the flexibility to work either 12, 24, or longer shifts as they desire.  This position(s) does not include a health insurance or retirement benefit package.  Competitive shift wage will be determined based on experience and current qualifications.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid state driver’s license
  • Current NREMT certification as a Paramedic
  • Ability to license at the Paramedic level in the State of North Dakota
  • Basic Life Support CPR
  • Advanced cardiac training, such as ACLS and PALS
  • Reside in the Oakes, ND area

Desired Qualifications:

  • Current North Dakota Department of Health – DEMS Paramedic license
  • Certified EMS Instructor
  • Basic Life Support Instructor

Please send completed application, resume, credentials (certifications and licenses), and any other supporting documentation to:

Oakes Volunteer Ambulance Service
615 Ivy Avenue
Oakes, ND 58474

Or email all necessary documents to curt@oakesambulance.com

Oakes Volunteer Ambulance Service and the City of Oakes is an Equal Opportunity Employer​

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EMS Providers Needed - CPR Drivers, EMR's and EMT's

The Oakes Volunteer Ambulance Service is currently recruiting caring and compassionate volunteers to join our team.  We are looking for dedicated volunteers to help those in need at a time of sickness or injury.  CPR training is provided and further training is available to those who wish to advance their medical training.  12 hour shift scheduling is flexible.  Day, night, weekend, and back-up coverage are all needed.

For more details you can visit with one of recruitment team members; Kevin Huffman, Tiffany Buttke, Adam Gramlow, or Curt Halmrast. 

To respond to emergencies a full team of volunteers is needed!  Please join us!

"Caring for the Community Since 1972"

(701) 742-3244