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Paramedic - Emergency & Transport
Per Diem, Variable - Committed - Per diem, variable hours available
Sellersville, PA 18960

Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Emergency and Transport Services Operations Supervisor and the daily supervision of the Lead Paramedic, the Paramedic has responsibility for the delivery of pre-hospital patient care for neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. The Paramedic will act in accordance with Act 37, Title 28, Bucks and Montgomery protocols, and hospital policies and procedures. The Paramedic functions as an EMT – Paramedic in the Advanced Life Support Unit, performing procedures as outlined by Act 37, to provide quality pre-hospital care to neonate, infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.

Essential Functions:
  • Accepts orders from approved Medical Command physicians and promptly implements interventions. When appropriate, provides pre-hospital care according to established Pennsylvania DOH and regional BLS and ALS protocols.
  • Supervises EMT, Advanced EMT and EMT-Paramedic students and approved observers on the ALSU. Provides appropriate instruction and participates in performance evaluation.
  • Operates, restocks and maintains the ALSU vehicle to ensure a constant state of readiness.
  • Assists with rescue and extrication of patients. Is able to function safely and effectively in hazardous environments to ensure stabilization and safety of patients and other personnel.
  • Works with local EMS, fire and law enforcement agencies in a coordinated effort on the patient's behalf.
  • When Transport Division office is closed, obtains information and coordinates efforts to arrange ambulance or wheelchair van transportation.
  • When not performing the functions of an EMT – Paramedic (responding to ALSU calls), functions in the Department of Emergency Medicine according to the job description of the Patient Care Associate under the direction of the charge nurse and the professional staff.
  • Maintains clinical knowledge, skills and required certifications, to include a GVH-approved yearly skills verification process, in order to provide quality patient care.
  • Appropriately documents pre-hospital patient assessment and interventions according to PA DOH and regional guidelines.
  • Functions independently without supervision in a non-structured environment and quickly adapts to the situation, spontaneously meeting the patient's changing needs.
  • Demonstrates ability to stay calm and make sound decisions in adverse conditions while maintaining integrity and compass.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
  • High school diploma/GED required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to listen to others required.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills required.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills required.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority-setting skills required.
  • Functional knowledge of Bucks and Montgomery EMS protocols required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
  • Paramedic, licensed upon hire, required.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) upon hire required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) upon hire required.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) upon hire preferred.
  • PHTLS certification upon hire preferred.
  • Valid driver's license upon hire required.
  • Bucks and Montgomery County preceptor and instructor status upon hire preferred.
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