Transport Paramedic - UC Medical Center - Air Care/Mobile Care at UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI MEDICAL CENTER, LLC

Posted in General Business 5 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Job Description:

At UC Health, we're proud to have the best and brightest teams and clinicians collaborating toward our common purpose: to advance healing and reduce suffering.

As the region's adult academic health system, we strive for innovation and provide world-class care for not only our community, but patients from all over the world. Join our team and you'll be able to develop your skills, grow your career, build relationships with your peers and patients, and help us be a source of hope for our friends and neighbors.

UC Health is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of employment.

Primary Purpose: To function in a role as a professional transport paramedic that will provide care in the out of hospital setting and serve as the primary care provider whose primary setting will be interfacility transports and on occasion first response. The transport paramedic will be required to provide care to patients ranging from infant to geriatric. This role will be expected to assess, plan, implement intervention, and evaluate the appropriate level of patient care according to the Ohio Paramedic Scope of Practice, Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati Southwest Ohio Protocols, Commission on Accreditation for Medical Transport Systems as well as organizational and departmental policies and procedures.

Knowledge and Skills

Education: Active paramedic certificate

Years of Experience: One year of Emergency Medical Service experience as a Paramedic preferred. Intra-facility transport experience preferred

Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • BLS (American Heart Association) at time of hire

  • ACLS (American Heart Association) at time of hire

  • PALS (American Heart Association) or ALS-Pediatric Education for Pre-Hospital Professionals (ALS-PEPP)

  • NRP (American Academy of Pediatrics) within 1 year of hire

  • FEMA 100, 200, 700. FEMA 800 (preferred)

  • Emergency Vehicle Operations or its equivalent (preferred)

  • Completes mandatory annual education training for unit specific, hospital, and safety

  • Completes EKG test upon hire and annually with a passing score

  • Performs diverse duties involving an extensive knowledge of protocols, medical techniques, equipment, and the use of a wide range of procedures

  • Requires the use of judgment in the analysis of facts and circumstances

License and Certification: Current Ohio Paramedic certifcation required.

Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire.

Active, unrestricted Driver's License with no more than 4 accrued points.