(2) any paramedic who is more concerned with his ego than his patients, regardless of skill level or talent
(3) an otherwise competent paramedic who is an egomaniac
Paragod: "Uh..Hello!? Can we say EMERGENCY! The stupid bystanders didn't move fast enough!"
Paramedic Supervisor: "...but then you SLOWLY got out of the unit, fixed your hair and adjusted your shades, according to the complaint."
Paragod: "Hey, just calm down, okay? I run for no one. It's all BS until proven otherwise."
Paramedic Supervisor: "Why did you intubate this guy? He was just taking a nap on a park bench."
Paragod: "Look, I'm aggressive and I'm good. I go for the tube, and that's why my intubation skills are second to none."
Paramedic Supervisor: "You are an egotistical moron and a menace."
medic2: the pt coded and died.
medic1: i still had that pt under contol noone could have ever done better than i did.
medic3: medic1 your such a paragod, a emt-b could have done better than what you did.