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Owensboro Health: Paramedic (Rockport)

Company: Owensboro Health
Location: Rockport
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Summary Job SummaryResponds to calls for emergency medical services and provides patient care as directed and/or determined necessary.Job ResponsibilitiesAdministers 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.QualificationsHigh school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hireNo experience requiredParamedic Licensed Paramedic in the state of Kentucky required upon hire ANDBLS Certified as a Basic Life Support Healthcare Provider required upon hire ANDACLS Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Healthcare Provider required upon hire ANDPALS Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required upon hireSkills and AttributesRequires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment.Works under minimal supervision.Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.Physical DemandsStanding: FrequentlyWalking: FrequentlySitting: OccasionallyLifting 0-25 lbs: FrequentlyLifting 25-75 lbs: RarelyLifting over 75 lbs: RarelyCarrying 0-25 lbs: FrequentlyCarrying 25-75 lbs: RarelyCarrying over 75 lbs: RarelyPushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: FrequentlyPushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: FrequentlyPushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: FrequentlyClimbing: OccasionallyBending/Stooping: FrequentlyKneeling: OccasionallyCrouching/Crawling: OccasionallyReaching: FrequentlyTalking: FrequentlyHearing: FrequentlyRepetitive Foot/Leg Movements: RarelyRepetitive Hand/Arm Movements: FrequentlyKeyboard Data Entry: FrequentlyRunning: OccasionallyVision: Depth Perception: FrequentlyVision: Distinguish Color: FrequentlyVision: Seeing Far: FrequentlyVision: Seeing Near: FrequentlyOwensboro Health Core CommitmentsINTEGRITY 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, ems, emt basic, emt p, life, lpct, patient transport, technician ii, technician iv, technician emergency

Keywords: Owensboro Health, Corpus Christi , Owensboro Health: Paramedic (Rockport), Healthcare , Rockport, Texas

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