Position Summary (internal transport)-full time/ several shifts available/ 3p-3a, 1p-1a, 7a-7p
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
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.
Graduation from high school or successful completion of GED required.
Licenses & certifications
Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic with current state certification is required.
Current Course C, BLS/CPR, PALS and ACLS certification.
At leaset 1 year experience in acute care/ emergency setting preferred.
Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities
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