Emergency Services Paramedic

Employer
Novant Health
Location
Manassas, VA
Posted
Apr 17, 2018
Closes
Apr 18, 2018
Function
Accountant, IT
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Location: Manassas, VA Job Summary: The Paramedic must function as a patient care provider in conjunction with a registered nurse in accordance with approved departmental policies, procedures and protocols and functions under the direction of the medical director or other assigned leader. The Paramedic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that included patient care and observation, specified treatments and procedures; provision of environmental and personal safety; effective communication. The Paramedic will also be responsible to collect pertinent data within their certification scope of responsibilities and report these clinical, psychosocial, etc., findings to the RN and/or ED physician. Qualifications: * Education: High school diploma required. Must have graduated from an educational program by an approved Advanced Educational Institution as defined in the rules of the applicable state. * Experience: Minimum of two years recent active experience as an Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (EMT-P) required. * Licensure/certification/registration: Current driver's license in appropriate state required. AHA, BLS, ACLS, and PALS/PEPP required. Current EMT-P licensure in applicable state required. * Additional skills required: Must have ability to assess and/or interpret information to identify each patient's requirements for care relative to his/her age, as well as health and developmental needs. Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing. Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in written documentation. Excellent customer service skills. SDL2017

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