Tracking Code: 201587

Paramedic

Location: WellSpan Health, Ephrata, PA
Schedule: Full Time
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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EMT & Paramedic Hiring Event

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9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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General Summary

Responds to EMS calls and performs a variety of functions related to the care and treatment of patients suffering from urgent and emergent disease and/or injury states in accordance with appropriate rules, regulations, and protocols. according to PA DOH EMS Act and scope of practice.

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to EMS calls, observes safety policies, and operates an emergency vehicle with due regard for others.
  • Prepares, hangs, monitors, and discontinues I.V. fluids.
  • Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.
  • Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment.
  • Responds to emergency calls as a single Advanced Life Support Provider

Common Expectations:

  • Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor, and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year In busy 911 system. Required

Licenses:

  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician Upon Hire Required or
  • Certified Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse Upon Hire Required and
  • Basic Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Ped Adv Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Certified EMS Vehicle Operator Upon Hire Required

Driver's License Statement:

Must possess a valid driver's license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.

Courses and Training:

  • Medical Command Authorization Upon Hire Required and
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator's Course (EVOC) Upon Hire Required and
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800 - Hazardous Materials Awareness Upon Hire Required

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Paula Hosler
Paula Hosler
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Welcome. Respect. Value.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Lancaster City was the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799 to 1812. Today, Lancaster County includes a vibrant downtown business district, desirable suburban neighborhoods and sprawling agricultural farms. Life in Lancaster County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, an independent professional baseball team, fine dining and more. When visiting Lancaster, one can't help but recognizing the influence of the Pennsylvania Dutch — farm-to-table and beyond.

Conveniently located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lancaster is within an easy commute to major cities and has ready access to public transportation. Residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, public administration, manufacturing and both professional and semiprofessional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

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