Paramedic - Emergency Center
Company: Phoebe Putney Health System
Posted on: January 8, 2019
Description: Job SummaryAssists the patient care team in assessing, coordinating, implementing, and evaluating the medical and clinical treatment plans of for the patient population including all ages (neonatal to geriatric patient types), acting within the guidelines of specific protocols established by the Medical Director. All activities will be performed in support of the strategy, vision, and values of Phoebe. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. All activities must be in compliance with Equal Employment Opportunity laws, HIPAA, ERISA, and other regulations, as appropriate.General requirements Performs all job responsibilities in alignment with the core values, mission and vision of the organization Performs other duties as required and completes all job functions as per departmental policies and procedures Maintains current knowledge in present areas of responsibility (i.e., self education, attends ongoing educational programs) Attends staff meetings and completes mandatory in-services and requirements and competency evaluations on time. Demonstrates competency at all levels in providing care to all patients based on age, sex, weight, and demonstrated needs. For non-clinical areas, has attended training and demonstrates usage of age- specific customer service skills. Wears protective clothing and equipment as appropriate. Must possess and maintain a valid Georgia Driver's License and meet auto insurability requirements as approved by Phoebe Putney Health System's insurance company. Adheres to the hospital and departmental attendance and punctuality guidelinesWorking Conditions General environment\: Works in a well-lighted, air-conditioned area, with moderate noise levels. May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights. May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids, or infectious organisms. May be required to change from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure. Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur. May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse May be scheduled as needed including overtime Qualification: Education Requirements Vocational / Technical Degree in Emergency Medical Services (Required) 2 year / Associate Degree in Emergency Medical Services (Preferred)Experience Requirements 1 - 2 years Emergency Medicine Experience(Required)General Skills Organizational Skills,Communication Skills,Interpersonal Skills,Customer Relations,Mathematical,Analytical,Grammar / Spelling,Read / Comprehend Written Instructions,Follow Verbal Instructions,Mechanical,Basic Computer Skills.Physical Requirements Have near normal hearing; Hear alarms/telephone/tape recorder/normal speaking voice Have near normal vision\: Clarity of vision (both near and far), ability to distinguish colors Have good manual dexterity Have good eye-hand-foot coordination Ability to perform repetitive tasks/motionPhysical Demands Occasionally within shift (1-33%) \: Sitting. Frequently within shift (34-66%) \: Standing,Walking,Climbing,Bending/Stooping,Twist at waist,Pushing/Pulling,Lift/carry > 20 lbs with assistance,Reaching above shoulder,Lift/carry > 50 lbs with assistance.Certifications and Licensures Required Certifications/Licensures \: Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS),Basic Life Support (BLS),Valid State of Georgia Paramedic license,Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or obtained within 6 months of hire. Preferred Certifications/Licensures \: Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).
Keywords: Phoebe Putney Health System, Albany , Paramedic - Emergency Center, Healthcare , Albany, Georgia
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