Paramedic Emergency Room FT Job Listing at Alegent Health in Corning, IA
Hospital / Healthcare
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.
Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
One 24 hour shift and one 12 hour shift per week.
Functions within the scope of practice of a Critical Care Paramedic as defined within state regulations.
Provides patient care and performs patient care procedures, including wound cleansing and dressing, immobilization, medical administration under medical direction, IV insertions, and re-assessment of patient condition and status.
Provides any and all ACLS interventions including but not limited to endotracheal intubation and cardiac defibrillation.
Performs role of Critical Care Paramedic during Trauma Alerts.
Responds to Code Blue in the Emergency Department and, when requested, on the hospital campus.
Provides patient transportation within the Emergency Department and on the hospital campus as requested.
Minimum 6 months experience in pre-hospital setting is preferred.
Previous hospital experience as a nurse extender within past 48 months helpful
Current Paramedic Certification
BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say Professional Level-with AED¿, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.
ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, American College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS
Must possess a current Type D (Chauffeur) Drivers License or the class O for NE and Chauffer if they have an Iowa Drivers license.
Have knowledgeable of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.
Must demonstrate high level of motivation, team orientation; professionalism and place a high value on treating other with dignity and respect.
Possess strong assessment and prioritization in skills; BLS certification, good communication skills, problem solving abilities and professional trust.
Has ability to function in a fast paced dynamic environment.
Must understand common safety hazards and precautions to establish safe work environments and patient care environment.
Must understand organizational policies, procedures, and regulations.
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