North Arkansas Regional Medical Center

Paramedic

US-AR-Harrison
Job ID
2017-2135
Category
EMS
Shift
Varies
NARMC
Type
Full-Time 80

Overview

Determines the nature and extent of the patient’s condition while trying to ascertain whether the patient has pre-existing medical problems

Treats patients with minor injuries on the scene of an accident or at their home before or instead of transporting them to a medical facility

Emergency treatments for more complicated problems are carried out under the direction of medical doctors by radio preceding or during transport.

Requires certification as an EMT-Paramedic

Responsibilities

  • Must be knowledgeable in anatomy and physiology
  • Ensures shift operations to include but not limited to: coverage of EMS calls, coverage of absent team members, and daily EMS activities.
  • Must show proficiency with pharmacology
  • Maintains EMS supplies and equipment in readiness
  • Must comply with all rules and regulations pertaining to EMS job functions
  • Must have acceptable oral and written communication skills
  • Shows ability to work with other allied Health care providers
  • Follows directions of Emergency Room Physicians
  • Is able to work under direction of Emergency Room Charge Nurse while inside the hospital
  • Works under pressure with minimal supervision
  • Operates emergency vehicles safely
  • Shows professionalism at all times
  • Shows proficiency while performing public relations activities

Qualifications

Experience: 

 

Acquires CEU’s as per certification level

 

Degrees, Licensure and/or Certification:

 

Must have valid Class D drivers license

Must provide evidence of recertification of EMT certification bi-annually

BLS certified

ACLS certified

Must have a copy of a diploma or offical transcript of the highest level of education

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

Demonstrates professional growth through independent study

Demonstrates attendance at continuing education offerings EMS related

Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

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