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PARAMEDIC (Owensboro)

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Owensboro
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Job Summary Responds to calls for emergency medical services and provides patient care as directed and/or determined necessary. Job Responsibilities * Administers care within scope of practice and per Emergency Department policies. * Contributes to the assessment of patients by collecting data for review by a nurse. * Assists nursing staff to identify physical, psychosocial, age-specific, and cultural considerations of each patient. * Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, or emotional conditions to nursing staff. * Collaborates with care team, reports and records observations, and follows directives. * Performs the following procedures: CPR, splinting, blood draws, EKGs, start peripheral IVs, RSV/Flu swabs, urinary catheter insertion, and hangs plain IVFs as directed. * Transports telemetry monitored patients. * May transport patients with blood infusing that was initiated prior to transport. * May be required to complete order entry and maintain accurate documentation in a timely manner. * Works under the supervision of a registered nurse, physician, or mid-level provider. Qualifications * High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire * No experience required * Paramedic - Licensed Paramedic in the state of Kentucky required upon hire AND * BLS - Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required upon hire AND * ACLS - Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Healthcare Provider required upon hire AND * PALS - Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required upon hire Skills and Attributes * Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. * Works under minimal supervision. * Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands * Standing: Frequently * Walking: Frequently * Sitting: Occasionally * Lifting 0-25 lbs: Frequently * Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely * Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely * Carrying 0-25 lbs: Frequently * Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely * Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely * Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently * Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Frequently * Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Frequently * Climbing: Occasionally * Bending/Stooping: Frequently * Kneeling: Occasionally * Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally * Reaching: Frequently * Talking: Frequently * Hearing: Frequently * Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely * Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently * Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently * Running: Occasionally * Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently * Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently * Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently * Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service. Associated topics: emergency department, emergency room, emt i, emt p, medic, patient transport, slh, technician iii, technician iv, technician basic

Keywords: Owensboro Health, Owensboro , PARAMEDIC (Owensboro), Healthcare , Owensboro, Kentucky

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