Paramedic

Hunterdon Healthcare Flemington , NJ 08822

Posted 1 week ago

#Position#SummaryProvides the highest quality advanced life support care wherever the emergent situation arises.#Primary Position ResponsibilitiesProvide "911" MICU coverage of a predetermined, geographic response region. Provide Advanced and Basic Life Support to all life-threatening requests for service.Maintain MICU vehicles, quarters, equipment, and medication inventory as detailed in the "Daily Shift Responsibilities" form.Complete and distribute Electronic Patient Care Reports and all required documentation necessary for statistics and record keeping.Operate MICU vehicle in emergency and non-emergency situations.#Work Contact Group (Internal/External)Patients and families, affiliated agencies, HMC staff, peers, and the community at large. This group consists of: physicians, nurses, paramedics, receptionists, EMTs, patients, families, police, fire, dispatchers, mass casualty incident commanders and the general public.#Reporting RelationshipsReports to (position):Director of MICU, Assistant Director of MICU, EMS Educator(s) of MICU and MICU Medical DirectorSupervises (position(s):In-directly coordinates on-scene patient focused activities of Police, Fire and Rescue toward safe patient care.#QualificationsMinimum Education:Required:High School Diploma or EquivalentPreferred:Associate's Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Paramedic ScienceMinimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation):Required:Minimum of 1 year as EMT in high volume, primary "911" system(High volume system, # than 1,000 calls per year)Preferred:2-3 years of Advanced Life Support/Critical Care experience

License, Registry or Certification:Required:Certification as a State of New Jersey Paramedic (Or New Jersey Licensed RN with current EMT card and minimum of at least 1 year Critical Care experience)Advanced Specialized Certification(s):Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)Drivers License: Valid Drivers LicensePreferred:Technical Training in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:Required:Excellent emergency care skills

Ability to work with others as a member of an emergency care team

Superior communication skills

Familiar with the routine aspects of the local emergency medical services system

Preferred:None


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Paramedic

Hunterdon Healthcare