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Paramedic

Company: CHI Memorial Chattanooga
Location: Fort Oglethorpe
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Overview: CHI Memorial Hospital, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.CHI Memorial Hospital provides you with the same level of care you provide for others. We care about our employees well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identify Theft Adoption AssistanceFree Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adultsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO) Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramWe invite you to join CHI Memorial Hospital today!Important Note: Nicotine is part of our pre-employment drug screen Responsibilities: Schedule: 24 Hours ON/72 Hours OFFThe 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.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 Paramedics 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: High school diploma or equivalent. Graduate of an accredited school of Paramedic science.Must have the following:Must have the following upon hire; Tennessee Paramedic license or Georgia Paramedic licenseState license which is not obtained upon hire is required within 12 monthsNational Registry License (in order to obtain license once license obtained National Registry is no longer required).Both of the following certifications:American Heart Association BLS / Health Care ProviderAmerican Heart Association ACLSThe following license:Valid State Drivers License (If TN license, the F endorsement is required)Ambulance operations including on-board systems, emergency driving, scene management, radio communicationGeneral patient care treatments and knowledge of the equipment used in providing patient care in the pre-hospital settingECG rhythm and 12 Lead interpretation skillsCommunication skills (both verbal and written)Basic Computer knowledgeGood organizational and time management skillsPreferred:Pediatric certifications preferred:American Heart Association PALSNational Assoc. of EMTs EPCAmerican Academy of Pediatrics - PEPPTrauma certifications preferred:American College of Emergency Physicians ITLSNational Association of EMTs PHTLSDriving courses preferred:Emergency Vehicle Operations Course - EVOCCertified Emergency Vehicle Operator - CEVO

Keywords: CHI Memorial Chattanooga, Chattanooga , Paramedic, Healthcare , Fort Oglethorpe, Tennessee

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