Waynesboro, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 93443

Paramedic - Full Time - Varied shifts - Waynesboro

Paula Hosler
Paula Hosler
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant
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Heart & Vascular Systemwide Hiring Event

Full Time

Varied Shifts: Day/Evening/Night

12-hour shifts

Waynesboro Hospital

 

Job Description:

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

  1. (These functions are performed in the field and outside of the hospital)
  2. Performs triage functions.
  3. Responds to emergency calls, observes safety policies and operates an emergency vehicle with due regard for others.
  4. Checks patient's vital signs.
  5. Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues I.V. fluids.
  6. Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members.
  7. Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment.
  8. Responds to emergency calls as a single Advanced Life Support Provider(These functions are performed in the Emergency department and Waiting Area)
  9. 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 situation 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.))
  10. Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues I.V. fluids.
  11. Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment.
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 year in busy 911 system
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Required Certification:
    • Certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in PA OR Pre-hospital RN Certification; BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications; Medical Command Authorization
  • Required Courses:
    • Emergency Vehicle Operator's Course (EVOC); Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator (EMSVO); National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800 – Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking
    • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Must be able to lift 60 pounds minimum in equipment (i.e., monitor and gear bags)
    • Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching


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