Paramedic- Full Time

  • Heart of America Medical Center
  • Rugby, ND
  • Jul 30, 2021

Job Description

State Approved, Certificate Paramedic program Graduate Paramedic Current ND Paramedic license Current ACLS Provider (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS Provider (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), BLS Healthcare Provider CPR Provider, ICS 100, 200, 700 & 800 Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (within 6 months of employment) AHA BLS CPR Instructor (within 1 year of employment) Demonstrates written and oral communication skills. Must maintain a valid North Dakota driver’s license and maintain insurability with GSHA’s insurance carrier. Summary JOB REQUIREMENTS: Professional attitude, leadership role and team member abilities. Maintains a positive professional role throughout the facility and community. Responsible for safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information (PHI) in any form including electronic, written or oral. Accountable for safety. Hardwiring Excellence – responsible to know and adhere to evidence based leadership to achieve excellence.   RESPONSIBILITIES: Assists in orientation of new personnel. Serves as a role model for the EMS Department and Heart of America Medical Center and exemplifies the mission of both. Cooperates in implementing planned changes and activities to improve patient care. Assists with the collection of data in order to determine staffing and EMS Department needs. Represents the EMS Department and Heart of America Medical Center in community activities, media coverage and educational programs as required. Maintains strict confidentiality of patient and organization information. Maintains professional growth and development to keep abreast of EMS knowledge and skills. Assists with equipment maintenance and routine checks. Demonstrates understanding of HAMC Emergency Procedures. Follows HAMC Infection Control policies. Is knowledgeable in the clinical assessment, treatment and care of the emergency patient of all ages, to include neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, geriatric and developmentally disabled. Recognizes significant changes in patient's condition and takes appropriate action. Properly transcribes and implements physician’s orders. Keeps appropriate staff members and physicians informed regarding the status of critically ill patients. Implements and documents patient/family teaching. Delivers direct patient care within the scope of license and as authorized by standing orders. Administers medication and IVs on an emergency basis and as ordered by the physician, using safe appropriate techniques. Demonstrates quality performance levels of technical skills, new routines and all procedures within scope of license to Anesthesia, Medical Staff and Nursing Administration as appropriate. Functions within current standards of ACLS and PALS. Assists with required continuing education for all affiliated agencies. Assists with instruction of Emergency Medical Responder, EMT and AEMT courses to improve the level of emergency care of all member ambulance squads. Assists with community education on Safety, Wellness, Early Cardiac Care and First Responders. Attends yearly mandatory in-service meetings or on-line training.  Assumes responsibility for own continuing education needs. All other duties as assigned.