Position Summary-PRN and Full Time positions available.
Shifts Available: 0700-1930, 1300-0130. PRN shifts require one 12 shift/week.
Responsibilities in addition to patient monitoring and patient transport include teaching CPR classes to patient families.
Additional responsibilities may incllude venipunctures, IV starts and assist the RN with ICU and ED procedures.
The Paramedic will work under the direction of a registered nurse and/or physician assisting in patient care needs of the unit, patient and family. Activities performed are intended to support, supplement and/or complement patient care provided by nursing and medical staff. This is a part-time position working 44 hours per pay period.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Perform external transport of patients, as primary caregiver under medical control; perform patient assessment, distinguish between normal and abnormal findings, and able to recognize clinical deterioration; able to operate monitors, IV pumps and other patient care equipment used by transport services; administer and monitor medications as outlined by transport services policy and practice for Paramedic transports; able to follow all transport protocols as directed by medical control for Transport Services; document patient care as specified by department and hospital guidelines; maintain proficiency in the following skills:
Demonstrate ability to field incoming calls; able to operate all communications equipment within transport services; communicates with personnel internal and exteral in a manner that facilitates the transport process; interact with other health care professionals in a concise and professional manner; maintain transport logs, database information and equipment checks as outlined by transport policy and practice; and participate in department committees, including peer review.
Maintain equipment stock levels as required; assist in educational activities within transport services to including new employee orientation, in service education both internal and external as specified by Outreach Coordinator and Education Coordinator; and perform other duties and special projects as required.
Licenses & certifications
Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities
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