Grady Health System offers many career paths for Emergency Medicine. Whether you have many years of experience or are in the early stages on your career, you can find a rewarding position at Grady!
The Paramedic will provide emergency care to patients requiring EMS procedures in accordance with established medical protocols, Grady Health System Policies and Procedures, and the EMS operations manual. This individual will ensure assigned emergency vehicles and equipment are in an acceptable state of readiness at all times, and provide safe and effective transportation of patients to and from predetermined locations. The Paramedic will act as a role model, demonstrate leadership skills, and a high level of clinical competence; in addition, this individual will be held accountable for exemplifying excellent service behavior and timely responsiveness to co-workers, patients, clients, visitors, physicians and vendors.QUALIFICATIONS
EOE-Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
- High school diploma or GED required
- Georgia Paramedic certification required
- Maintain current American Heart Association-Healthcare Provider Card for Basic Life Support (BLS) & ACLS
- Must be able to obtain a valid Georgia Driver’s License and maintain an acceptable MVR according to departmental standards once employed
- Must be insurable by the departmental provider at the standard rate
- Must demonstrate knowledge of basic & advanced life support protocols and principles as defined by national, state and regional standards
PRN staff are required to work a minimum of three (12 hour) shifts per schedule, yet hours are based on the needs of the unit(s) and are not guaranteed. (Length of shifts may vary) PRN staff may sign up in advance based on the needs of their home unit or other units within the department and may also be called when needs arise. PRN staff must be flexible with regard to floating to other areas within the department as needed. They are considered the first to float in order to assure safe staffing requirements across the nursing units.Weekend Requirements:
One (1) weekend shift per 4- week schedule. (Friday 7pm – Monday 7am)Holiday Requirements:
Must work two (2) holidays per year: One major (Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s) and one minor (Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day or Martin Luther King Day).
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
- Health Facilities
- Advanced Life Support
- Emergency Handling