Pre-Hospital: Performs basic and advanced patient care, critical care transfers under Medical Control as described by paramedic field protocols.
Hospital: Under the direction of the Registered Nurse (RN), performs delegated tasks allowed within this job description to assist the Healthcare Team with patient care goals and outcomes.
Provide care and service for all ages to include: neonate, infant, child, adult and geriatric.
Essential Functions while in the Field (Pre-Hospital):
Essential Functions while in the Emergency Department (Hospital):
Works closely with the Emergency Room and outside agencies and under the direction of the Emergency Department (ED) Physicians, Ambulance Manager, and the Emergency Services Department Director.
Proficient in basic, advanced, and critical care of the ambulance patient.
Operates ambulance vehicles using safe driving practice.
Assists with operations of the Ambulance Service as directed by Ambulance Manager.
Supports and adheres to the mission, vision, values, and policies of BAMC
Communicates pertinent information regarding patient to Healthcare Team and personnel concerns to the Manager of Ambulance Services.
Performs Quality Control Checks of BAMC Emergency Medical Service equipment and vehicles.
Maintains cleanliness of equipment, work area, and vehicles.
Communicates and Delegates effectively in the field.
Must be able to complete the physical, sensory and mental requirements of the position
Additional duties as may be assigned by Ambulance Manager.
Perform Public Relation activities as requested by Ambulance Manager.
Major Duties and Responsibilities in Emergency Department:
Works under the direction of the Registered Nurse, Emergency Department (ED) Physicians, ED Charge Nurse, ED Clinical Manager, and the Emergency Services Department Director.
Proficient in basic, advanced, and critical care of the ambulance patient
Supports and adheres to the mission, vision, values, and policies of BAMC and the Emergency Department.
Communicates pertinent information regarding patient to Healthcare Team and personnel concerns to the ED Charge Nurse, ED Clinical Manager, or Emergency Services Department Director.
Maintains cleanliness of the ED department.
Must be able to complete the physical, sensory and mental requirements of the position.
Performs patient care skills at the direction of the department RN or physician and documents functions in the patient medical record.
Collaborates with the RN to collect reassessment data and documents data in the medical record.
Notifies department RN or physician immediately of changes in patient condition.
Reinforces RN/physician and patient/family teaching and evaluates learning, documenting in the medical record.
Responds to emergency situations within scope of practice.
Under the supervision of the department RN or physician, appropriately administers medications.
Provides a safe environment for patients and coworkers by adhering to departmental and hospital safety procedures.
Performs treatments/care measures under the direction of the department RN or physician including:
Application of cardiac monitors and identification of arrhythmia, reporting findings to the department RN/physician immediately;
IV starts using sterile techniques;
Performing C-Spine immobilization;
Application of splints and performing minor wound cares;
Performing urinary catheterization using sterile technique;
Insertion of nasal gastric tubes;
Intubation upon the direct order of the physician using aseptic technique; and
Performs other duties as assigned or as necessity dictates.
Adheres to all hospital and department policies/procedures.
Currently licensed as a Paramedic by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT), or current Paramedic licensure in both Wisconsin and Michigan. Able to receive Paramedic licensure reciprocity in Michigan or Wisconsin within 480 hours of actual time worked after hire. High School graduate or equivalent. Current American Heart Association CPR, PALS and ACLS certification. Critical Care training required when a program is made available. Valid driver’s license in the state of residency. Must possess and maintain a clean driving record as evidenced with no exclusions listed under insurance contract. Responds within 15 minutes for an ambulance call when on call.
Potential exposure to Latex products, blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials, and communicable diseases.
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