Department:OH1MH_22000_001 Emergency Dept Services Mce
Expected Weekly Hours:36
Shift:12 Hour Night Shift
Position Purpose:At Mount Carmel, we’re committed to making a meaningful difference in the lives of our patients and communities. Our colleagues – people like you – share our passion for always going above and beyond to provide the highest standards of care.
Job Description Details:
The Emergency Services Paramedic, under the direction of a Registered Nurse and in-line with guidance of the medical director, will provide patient care, in an atmosphere sensitive to each person’s physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs. The certified paramedic functioning in the spirit of teamwork, is accountable for the delivery of patient care within the standards, policies, procedures and guidelines of the Organization.
- Initiates respiratory interventions including oxygen therapy and assistance with preparation for intubation per physician order or protocol. Initiates and discontinues intravenous lines and intraosseous (IO) access as requested by the physician. Interprets cardiac rhythms and initiates appropriate treatment (CPR/defibrillation). Transports and monitors stable telemetry and non-telemetry patients
- Performs visual acuity, eye irrigations and equipment setups. Performs CLIA-waived testing as assigned. Follows appropriate protocols and participates as a team member for trauma, stroke, STEMI and sepsis alerts, and resuscitation. Performs wound care and practices sterile technique when appropriate.
- Collects and documents patient data, i.e. vital signs, weight, procedures performed. Reports observations and condition changes to RN and/or physician in a timely manner, i.e.change in vital signs, symptoms
- Successful completion of an approved course(s) which includes basic patient care skills, EKG and phlebotomy required
- Licensure / Certification: Current Paramedic Certification in the State of Ohio ACLS required
- Current BLS Healthcare Provider required.
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