Highmark Health Paramedic Pre-Hospital - Forbes Hospital - Part-time in Monroeville, Pennsylvania

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides emergency medical care to the sick and injured patients in the Prehospital environment; effectively communicates with all persons and departments involved in the administration of Emergency Medical Care.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Drives response vehicle. (20%)

  • Determines nature and extent of illness or injury; provide basic and advanced life support to the critically ill and injured during treatment and transport in the prehospital setting. (50%)

  • Completes required documentation according to regulatory standards. (15%)

  • Maintains equipment and inventory of supplies including BLS and ALS and has accountability for medications on every EMS unit per regulatory standards. (15%)

  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • High school diploma or GED; or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 5-7 years’ experience (Prehospital Response Unit); post-certification as an EMT/Paramedic with standing orders and current Preceptor status for Rapid Response.

  • Completion of a formal Paramedic training program; basic cardiac life support (CPR), EVOC, Hazmat R/O.

  • PA certification as EMT/Paramedic or licensed PHRN. Valid PA driver's license and EVOC required upon hire. ACLS, ITLS/PHTLS, PALS required or obtained within 6 months of hire.

Preferred

  • Basic Vehicle Rescue Awareness, Haz-Mat Technician. ICS 100, 200 and IS 700, 800, ABLS and ASLS.

  • One year experience (Pass Through Program).


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