Carle Foundation Hospital Arrow Paramedic Champaign 24hr in Urbana, Illinois

Arrow Paramedic Champaign 24hr

  • Department:

Arrow Ambulance1052

  • Entity:

Carle

  • Job Category:

Emergency Med Srvcs

  • Employment Type:

Full - Time

  • Job ID:

2118

  • Experience Required:

1 - 3 Years

  • Education Required:

Not Indicated

  • Shift:

Rotating

  • Location:

Urbana, IL

  • Usual Schedule:

24 hour shifts

  • On Call Requirements:

No

  • Work Location:

Arrow Champaign

  • Weekend Requirements:

Yes

  • Holiday Requirements:

No

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Position Summary:

The Paramedic responds to emergency and non-emergency ambulance requests. Has assigned daily and weekly duties, such as cleaning of ambulances and medi-vans, to complete during work hours. Provides directions and leadership to EMT on calls that require Advanced Life Support.

Qualifications:

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS None Specified CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS Driver's license Illinois Class C non-CDL, City of Danville Driver's License (East operations EE's only) Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (EMT-P) Illinois and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Effective January 1, 2017 the following will be required within 3 months of start date in position: NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 certified Introduction to Hazardous Materials or Hazardous Materials Awareness certified, or Hazardous Materials Operations Level or Hazardous Materials Technician Introduction to Emergency Response to Terrorism certified EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS One (1) year paramedic experience (preferred) OTHER REQUIREMENTS A working knowledge of the EMS system. Carle Regional EMS system accepted. Ability to provide direction and leadership to EMT-Bs while on ambulance calls. Prior to functioning as a licensed EMS provider, applicants must test into the Carle Regional EMS System, which may include a written exam, skills assessment, ALS ride time, and approval from the Medical Director. A letter of good standing from the most recent EMS system worked must also be provided. In cases where an individual does not have prior EMS experience, the letter requirement will be waived.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured.

  • Checks and monitors ambulance readiness

  • Cleans ambulances, utility vehicles, and crews quarters daily.

  • Clearly communicates crew and vehicle position at all time.

  • Provides direction to EMT's while on ambulance calls

  • Transports patients in wheel chair van when needed.

  • Manages care of patients during transport to the hospital.

  • Assess blood glucose and provides treatment if necessary.

  • Monitors heart rhythms, interprets 12 lead ECG and provides ACLS management when necessary. Performs CPR.

  • Administers medications through multiple routes. (IV, IO, IM, SQ, IN)

  • Intubates adult and pediatric patients. Managers airway during transport

  • Assists in childbirth out of the hospital. Manages care of mother and baby.

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