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Paramedic - PRN Flex Hours, Emergency Department

Company: Cleveland Clinic
Location: Weston
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains equipment.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness/injury and patient's history from available sources.
  • Determines appropriate independent or collaborative response.
  • Administers appropriate emergency medical care including life support procedures, decontamination protocols, obtaining EKG readings and vital statistics monitoring.
  • May perform fluid/drug administration.
  • If on transport team, they will communicate with medical personnel at hospital, reports/records observations, and follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
  • Also they may navigate ambulance to scene of accident in response to emergency calls.
  • Other duties as assigned. Education:
    • Completion of an accredited EMS-Paramedic training program. Certifications:
      • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP) in the current State.
      • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
      • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
      • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) preferred.
      • Current valid State Driver's License (VDL) preferred .
      • State licensure if required by state law.
      • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department. Complexity of Work:
        • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
        • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Work Experience:
          • One year experience as a EMT-P preferred.
          • Clinical experience through a EMS Paramedic Training program required. Physical Requirements:
            • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.
            • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work. Personal Protective Equipment:
              • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.Provides immediate medical treatment to injured or ill patients on-site and/or during transport to hospital.

Keywords: Cleveland Clinic, Fort Lauderdale , Paramedic - PRN Flex Hours, Emergency Department, Healthcare , Weston, Florida

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