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Paramedic

Pottstown Hospital Pottstown Full-Time
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Tower Health is a strong, regional, integrated healthcare provider/payer system that offers leading-edge, compassionate healthcare and wellness services to a population of 2.5 million people. Together, our six hospitals and other entities provide a full range of medical care from prevention, screenings & education; to the latest clinical services and surgeries available; to rehabilitation. We also offer wellness programs & public health services that ensure our communities are the healthiest they can be. Our caring, highly trained physicians and staff are committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction.

With more than 11,000 team members, Tower Health includes Reading Hospital, a teaching hospital based in West Reading; Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville; Chestnut Hill Hospital, a teaching hospital in Philadelphia; Jennersville Hospital in West Grove; Phoenixville Hospital in Phoenixville; and Pottstown Hospital in Pottstown. We also operate Reading Hospital Rehabilitation at Wyomissing & Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences, & we have a comprehensive physician network.

Collaboration across Tower Health enables our hospitals, providers, leadership & staff to leverage best practices across the health system. Our hospitals have received national recognition for advanced care in areas such as neurosurgery and stroke, cardiac & vascular surgery, trauma, hematology & oncology. Reading HealthPlex, which opened at Reading Hospital in October 2016, combines state-of-the-art technology and world-class design to make the HealthPlex one of the most sophisticated surgical centers & inpatient facilities in the region.

At Tower Health, we have a rich history of providing high-quality, cost-effective care in the communities we serve. As the healthcare industry continues to change, one thing remains steadfast: Tower Health’s commitment to Advancing Health, Transforming Lives

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Responsibilities

The Paramedic, under the supervision of the EMS Supervisor and the ED Director, is responsible for providing Advanced Life Support care to patients.  Provide pre-hospital treatment of patients requiring care as the result of illness/injury in addition to assessing a patient's condition and determine a course of treatment. 



Qualifications

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required
  • Completion of study conducted by an accredited college or school for Paramedics
  • Exhibits proficiency in pre-hospital care, has strong written and oral communication skills, as well as attention to detail

Experience:

  • 1 year pre-hospital experience at the ALS level is preferred, while previous work experience is considered 

Licenses/Certificates:

  • Paramedic certification for PA Required
  • Valid PA drivers license with Bureau of EMS approved Emergency Vehicle Operations course
  • American Heart Association BLS, ACLS and PALS certification (required)
  • Hazmat awareness, NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800 proof of completion
  • Must be 21 years of age
 

Recommended skills

Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (Acls)
Basic Life Support
Advanced Life Support
Emergency Handling

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