Paramedic PRN, EMS .0F (7467-5373) in Marquette, MI at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 6/29/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

UP Health System - Marquette

Responds to calls for emergency medical services and provides patient care as directed and/or determined necessary.

Safely navigates ambulance to patient's location. Provides stabilization of scene and requests additional assistance as necessary.

Determines nature and extent of illness or injury and patient's history from available sources. Administers emergency medical care within scope of practice, including patient stabilization, monitoring, and resuscitation, from the scene to receiving medical facility.

Contacts medical personnel, reports/records observations, and follows directives from supervising Physician or Registered Nurse.

Maintains equipment, restocks supplies and cleans ambulance as necessary.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education
  • Successfully completed MDHHS approved Paramedic course required
Required Skills
  • 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.
Licenses
  • Paramedic license required
  • Valid Michigan driver's license required
Certifications
  • Basic Life Support Health Care Provider (BLS-HCP) required
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) preferred
  • Trauma Course (ITLS or PHTLS) preferred
  • Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) preferred
Approved Driving Training Program
  • Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO), VFIS Driver Training, or equivalent required
*(within 1 year hire/transfer)

Minimum Work Experience
  • 6 months field experience in EMS preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran