Waynesboro, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 85282

Paramedic - Waynesboro Hospital

Amanda Everett
Amanda Everett
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Coordinator – Pre-Hospital Services or Regional Manager Pre- Hospital Services and the direct voice order of the Medical Commander, 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

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

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • 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
  • Required Certification:
    • Certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic in PA OR Pre-hospital RN Certification; BLS, ACLS and PALS certifications; Medical Command Authorization
  • Minimum Experience Required:
    • 1 year in busy 911 system

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