Catholic Health Initiatives Paramedic Emergency Room FT (0.9) Day/Night CHI Health Corning Mercy Hospital in CORNING, Iowa

Paramedic Emergency Room FT (0.9) Day/Night CHI Health Corning Mercy Hospital

Description

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.

Job Summary/Essential Duties:

  • Functions within the scope of practice of a Critical Care Paramedic as defined within state regulations.

  • Provides patient care and performs patient care procedures, including wound cleansing and dressing, immobilization, medical administration under medical direction, IV insertions, and re-assessment of patient condition and status.

  • Provides any and all ACLS interventions including but not limited to endotracheal intubation and cardiac defibrillation.

  • Performs role of Critical Care Paramedic during Trauma Alerts.

  • Responds to Code Blue in the Emergency Department and, when requested, on the hospital campus.

  • Provides patient transportation within the Emergency Department and on the hospital campus as requested.

  • Assists in providing patient care in other areas of the hospital but not as a Critical Care Paramedic.

  • WILL NOT perform triage, initial patient assessment, or provide dismissal instruction in the emergency room.

  • Completes medical record to indicate treatments, procedures, and medications administered or performed.

  • Consults as needed with supervising nurses and Emergency Department Medical Director regarding patient condition and treatment.

  • Enters patient orders into hospital computer system when directed.

  • Assists with obtaining patient demographic and billing information.

Hours: one 24 hour shift and one 12 hour shift per week, weekend and holiday rotation

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience

Minimum 6 months experience in pre-hospital setting is preferred.

Previous hospital experience as a nurse extender within past 48 months helpful

Education/Licensure

Required:

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Current Paramedic Certification

  • BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

  • ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, American College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS

  • Must possess a current Type D (Chauffeur) Drivers License or the class O for NE and Chauffer if they have an Iowa Drivers license.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Have knowledgeable of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.

  • Must demonstrate high level of motivation, team orientation; professionalism and place a high value on treating other with dignity and respect.

  • Possess strong assessment and prioritization in skills; BLS certification, good communication skills, problem solving abilities and professional trust.

  • Has ability to function in a fast paced dynamic environment.

  • Must understand common safety hazards and precautions to establish safe work environments and patient care environment.

  • Must understand organizational policies, procedures, and regulations.

Consistently adheres to and demonstrates our Core Values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers. CB

Job Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing)

Primary Location IOWA-CORNING-MERCY CORNING

Daily Schedule Day/Evening

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0115554