Paramedic PRN - Ambulance

Wellstar Health System, Inc. Griffin, GA
Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That's what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

This position provides emergency care at the scene of an accident or other emergency. Responsibilities involve preparation for response, response, delivery of care, transportation, documentation, and post response duties. Also attends to patients being transported by ambulance on non-emergency calls and is responsible for the patient's safety in route. Responsible for performing an initial assessment of the scene and patient including obtaining a brief targeted history and completing a physical exam. Recognizes and evaluates patients who require immediate attention and when necessary initiates emergency life saving treatment. Delivers and/or supervises the delivery of emergency patient care such as administering cardiopulmonary resuscitation, oxygen and resuscitation with an ambu bag. Intubates when necessary. Inserts IVs and administers medication according to physician order or ACLS protocol. Also may participate in life safety programs, community awareness programs, and other programs as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education: High school graduate or equivalent required. Successful completion of paramedic program.

Required Minimum Certification: Current certification as Paramedic in the state of Georgia. Must possess a valid Class C driver's license. Must complete annual training and CEU requirements. Maintains current AHA CPR and ACLS. Maintains current PALS. BLS required.

Required Minimum Experience: 1 year Experience as an Emergency Medical Technician preferred.

Required Minimum Skills: Critical Thinking, Customer Service, Assessment Skills, Writing, Judgement and Decision Making, Active Learning, Complex Problem Solving, Speaking Clearly, Time Management, Report Writing.

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