Paramedic - Hospital @ Home

York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: D60326

Position Summary:

Location & Schedule

PRN

WellSpan Post Acute Services:  50 Wyntre Brooke Drive, York PA  17403

General Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Manager-Continuing Care Services and the direct supervision of the APC (Hospital at Home), is responsible for the daily supervision, coordination and delivery of care to Hospital at Home patients.  Together with the nurses, social workers and care providers, assists in care plan development and implementation, provides advocacy to patients, and helps develop care management strategy for enrolled patients.  Functions within the PA EMS Act scope of practice.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in planning for care management.  Coordinates care plans and completes tasks as necessary to achieve care plan goals.
  • Acts as a liaison between the emergency department, specialists, Primary Care Physicians (PCP), community resources and managed care/insurance plans on behalf of enrolled patients to ensure patient-centered coordination of care. 
  • Engages in coaching the patient and caregivers on health literacy necessary to achieve identified goals.
  • Provides professional and thorough patient assessments and treatment services to all individuals in accordance with PA EMS Legislation, Regional protocols, WellSpan Health policies and procedures, and medical direction (when needed).  
  • Effectively communicates patient assessment, treatment and status to other health professionals.
  • Remotely monitors patients within established vital sign parameters and documents findings. Provides appropriate support. Intervenes and escalates care as appropriate. 
  • Accurately and thoroughly completes all necessary documentation in a timely manner and treats all such information as confidential.  Enters and maintains electronic records, compiles reports and completes other program documentation in a timely manner (e.g. progress notes, incident reports, letters, etc.).
  • Participates in interdisciplinary case conferences/team meetings at WellSpan Health locations. 
  • Plays a consistent and active role in identifying project inefficiencies and finding collaborative solutions to the problems.
  • Participates in the education of nursing and medical students that may rotate through the program, as applicable.
  • Immediately reports any unsafe or safety concerns to the Manager-Continuing Care Services.
Required Skills

Minimum Education:  High School or GED

Required Certification:  Certification as EMT-P

 

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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,500 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 19,000 employees and 170 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.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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

Diversity & Inclusion

Know, Respect, Include

WellSpan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued, while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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.

Quality of Life

Founded in 1741, the city of York is considered by many as the first capital of the United States. The Articles of Confederation were signed by the Second Continental Congress here in 1777. Its beautifully restored historic district is an architectural treasure. While York retains its farming and manufacturing heritage, at its heart York is a thriving cultural community that has attracted creative talent and innovative entrepreneurial investors from across the nation.

Life in York County offers affordable housing, options for higher education, a thriving arts and cultural community, historical attractions, parks and recreational resources, semi-professional baseball team, fine dining and more — within an easy drive of major East Coast cities.

York County residents can find local employment in healthcare, manufacturing, technology, agricultural and service sectors. (Patient population: 445,000)