Paramedic PRN Job at Maria Parham Health, Henderson, NC

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  • Maria Parham Health
  • Henderson, NC

Job Description

Maria Parham Health

Who We Are:

People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. With 205 licensed beds, Maria Parham Health is equipped for every health care need one can encounter. We are fully licensed by Joint Commission, the College of American Pathologists, and Rated Highest In-Patient Safety from Leapfrog.

Where We Are:

Henderson offers a great outdoors, including the region’s largest lake, providing endless hours of fun boating, fishing, water skiing, and camping. Throw in great golfing, hunting and two fantastic recreational organizations and you may find yourself having a hard time deciding what to do next!

Why Choose Us:

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off, PTO cash out, and PTO donation programs

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Loan Repayment and Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Robust employee recognition and awards programs

· And much more…

 

Position Summary

The Paramedic will work in collaboration with all members of the health care team to provide care to all Emergency Department patients, under the direct supervision of the Emergency Services Physician and general direction of the Emergency Services Director. They will work as part of a team with the Registered Nurse accountable for the patient care assignment. Specific tasks can be delegated by the RN or MD. Provide service across the lifespan (infants, toddlers, preschool, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics). Major responsibilities for this position are safety and emergency procedures, documentation, patient care tasks and procedures, unit support, communication/customer service, safety, and professional development.

Reports to: Director of Emergency Services

 

Responsibilities of the Position

Start peripheral I.V. with non-medicated fluid to keep line open.

Insert and maintain peripheral I.V. lock with normal saline or Heparin in normal saline.

Initiate and monitor oxygen including setting of flow rate.

Apply sterile dressings to wounds less than 48 hours old.

Perform basic life support including use of AED.

Use of bag valve mask respiratory ventilation as a part of code team activities.

Apply pulse oximeter and transcutaneous CO2 monitor.

Perform phlebotomy.

Perform capillary blood sugar analysis.

Perform 12-Lead ECG test.

Recognize 12-Lead ECG and Cardiac monitor arrhythmias.

Provide control of bleeding with use of dressings and elevation of body part.

Provide spinal immobilization and apply splints.

Insert oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airways.

Perform the technical task of medication administration as determined appropriate for delegation by a licensed RN or LPN clinician.

Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of practice.

Minimum Education

High school diploma or equivalent is required.

 

Certifications/Licenses

Active and valid Paramedic License is required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification with the American Heart Association is required upon hire.

Completion of Handle with Care course is required within 90 days of hire.

Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required within six (6) months of hire.

 

Required Skills

Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Good communication and computer skills; ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.

Major responsibilities for this position are: safety and emergency procedures, documentation, patient care tasks and procedures, unit support, communication/customer service, safety, and professional development.

 

Work Experience

Two years of pre-hospital paramedic experience is preferred.

 

EEOC Statement

Maria Parham Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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Job Tags

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