Paramedic - Ephrata - Advanced Life Support Unit - Part Time (8 Hours Biweekly) - Varied Shifts

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 50230

 

General Summary:

 

Under the general supervision of the Advanced Life Support Coordinator and the direct voice order of the Medical Commander, responds to emergency 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.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

(These functions are performed in the field and outside of the hospital)

  • Performs triage functions.
  • Responds to emergency calls, observes safety policies and operates an emergency vehicle with due regard for others.
  • Checks patient's vital signs.
  • 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.

 

(These functions are performed in the Emergency department and Waiting Area)

  • Checks patient's vital signs.(These functions are performed in the Emergency Department in emergency situations and only under the direct supervision of the Physician, who must be physically present in the Emergency Department. (An emergency is defined as a situation for which an absence of intervention within hours will result in loss of life or significant impairment of body function.)
  • Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues I.V. fluids.
  • Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment.
Required Skills
  • Certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in PA OR Pre-hospital RN Certification
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS Certifications
  • Medical Command Authorization
  • Req Course(s)/Training Emergency Vehicle Operator's Course (EVOC); Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator (EMSVO); National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800 – Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • 1 year of experience working in busy 911 system
  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

                                        

                                              


About WellSpan
Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
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 southcentral 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 semi-professional services. (Patient population: 535,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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