Paramedic PRN - Emergency Department
JOB SUMMARY: Provide quality patient care in the Emergency Department as a Paramedic. Functions within the scope of practice of a Paramedic as defined within state regulations. Provides patient care and performs patient care procedures, including but not limited to IV insertions, wound cleansing and dressings, immobilizations, medication administration, and reassessment of patient. Provides any and all ACLS interventions including, but not limited to endotracheal intubation and cardiac defibrillation. Responds to Code Blue within the hospital. Completes documentation in electronic medical record to indicate treatments, procedures and medication administered or performed. Consults as needed with supervising nurses and ER physician/medical director regarding patient condition and treatment. Assists with transfers, admissions and discharges. Perform triage, initial patient assessments or provide discharge instruction to patients in the Emergency Department. Attend required New Employee Orientation.
QUALIFICATIONS: Kentucky Licensed Paramedic, ACLS, BLS and PALS certification required
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Ref Code: 070918
Closing Date: 11/07/2018
Kathy Gray - Director of Human Resources
Paramedic, Emergency Department