Paramedic

Catholic Health Initiative Chattanooga , TN 37402

Posted 1 week ago

Job Details

Facility: CHI Memorial

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Department: Emergency Medical Services

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: Variable

Important Notice: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen.

Job Summary

The Paramedic is responsible for the delivery of patient care under the guidelines of the Tennessee Department of Public Health EMS Board, the Georgia Department of Public Health Office of EMS and Trauma, as well as the guidance of the department Medical Director. The Paramedic will deliver care in the pre-hospital setting under the treatment protocols set forth and approved by the Director of EMS and the Medical Director.

Job Responsibilities
1.The Paramedic will provide emergency medical treatment and transport to the sick and injured under his care in accordance with all applicable laws and department protocols and procedures.
2.The Paramedic will document all patient care performed in the approved Patient Care Report program, using the required format.
3.The Paramedic will ensure that all required paperwork is completed and turned in by end of shift.
4.The Paramedic will ensure that his/her equipment is in a state of readiness and cleanliness at the beginning of each shift and their ambulance is fully stocked in accordance with departmental procedures.
5.The Paramedic will report any deficiencies and/or mechanical issues with their supplies, equipment, or vehicle to a supervisor in a timely fashion. They will restock the unit as necessary.
6.The Paramedic will attend any required education that is deemed necessary by the Director or the Medical Director.
7.The Paramedic will be responsible for his/her licensure and the required education for renewal. Education will be provided by the Department but it is the Paramedic's responsibility to ensure they have enough credits for their own renewal.
8.The Paramedic will perform any other duties as requested by a supervisor, the EMS Operations Manager, or Director of EMS.

Qualifications

Education

  • High school graduate or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited school of paramedics/sciences.

License and Certifications

  • Tennessee Paramedic License

  • American Heart Association BLS and ACLS

  • Valid State Driver's License (If TN license, the "F" endorsement is required)

Additionally:

Either the following will be required within 6 months of hire:

State of Georgia Paramedic license/National Registry License (In order to obtain GA license)

Any 1 of the following Pediatric certifications (will be required within 6 months of hire): American Heart Association- PALS, National Assoc. of EMTs- EPC, or American Academy of Pediatrics- PEPP

Either of the following trauma certifications (will be required within 6 months of hire: American College of Emergency Physicians- ITLS or National Association of EMTs- PHLS

Either of the following driving course: Emergency Vehicle Operations Course- EVOC or Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator- CEVO

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 2018-R0187943

  • Schedule: Full-time

  • Shift: Variable

  • Market: CHI Memorial

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