Paramedic - Medic Units - Ephrata Community Hospital - Evening/Night

Ephrata, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 72799


Full Time (80hours/2 weeks)


Every Other Weekend


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.


  • High School or G.E.D.
  • Certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in PA OR Pre-hospital RN Certification
  • BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications
  • Medical Command Authorization
  • 1 year in busy 911 system required
  • Knowledge of Emergency Vehicle Operator's Course (EVOC); Emergency Medical Services Vehicle Operator (EMSVO); National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100, 200, 700, 800 – Hazardous Materials Awareness
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence.
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Employment Benefits

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  • 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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