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Paramedic - Emergency Department - PRN Position - 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 and BLS required upon hire. ACLS and PALS certification required within six months. PHTLS preferred.
Additional Information
Position Type : Pool/PRN/Per Diem
Ref Code: 111319
Closing Date: 04/01/2020
Contact Information
Kathy Gray - Director of Human Resources
Human Resources
254 Main Street
Cadiz, KY 42211
Phone: 270-522-0898
Fax: 270-522-2356
Paramedic, Emergency Department

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Trigg County Hospital is a 25-bed critical access facility located near beautiful Lake Barkley and scenic Land Between the Lakes. The hospital opened its doors to the citizens and visitors of Trigg County and the surrounding area on April 22nd, 1952. That day, Former Kentucky Governor, Lawrence Wetherby, made a statement which still very much describes Trigg County Hospital to this day: "There are larger hospitals in the world, but none more efficient or beautiful."