Catholic Health Initiatives Paramedic - Emergency Services in OMAHA, Nebraska

Paramedic - Emergency Services

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:

Provides medical assessments, treatments and transportation to all age groups, in and out of hospital settings, through approved protocols or under the direction and/or supervision of physicians or registered nurses in support of the nursing vision.

Essential Duties:

Assesses, treats, and provides transportation to patients according to established State of Nebraska Emergency Medical Services rules and regulations, State of Nebraska Model Protocols, and hospital policies and procedures, independently, collaboratively or under the supervision of physicians, physician assistants, or registered nurses and according to the scopes of practice allowed by the State of Nebraska and Good Samaritan Hospital.

Provides, assists with, or participates in education for team members and community.

Performs and ensures safe, knowledgeable age-specific patient care in a holistic manner.

Performs value-added activities that result in positive financial performance and customer satisfaction.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Performs duties within the hospital following the Emergency Medical Services Practice Act 38-1224(3).

Hours: 0700-0700 LDAS and 911

Qualifications

  • Current BLS (All Licensure Levels) & ACLS (EMT-I, Advanced EMT, and Paramedic)

  • Successful Completion of a critical care paramedic training course

  • PALS & NRP completion is encouraged for EMT-I and Advanced EMT and required for Paramedic within 6 months of employment.

  • Must have a current driver’s license with an excellent driving history and be able to operate an ambulance in emergency situations.

  • PHTLS and AMLS are encouraged certifications

Experience:

  • PREFERRED: One year of experience as an EMS provider on a licensed ambulance service.

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 Clinical Support

Primary Location NEBRASKA-OMAHA-LAKESIDE

Daily Schedule Nights

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required Every Third

Req ID: 2018-R0166811

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.