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The largest city in the northeastern part of the state, Sterling is a farm and ranch community with deep roots on the Colorado prairie. Sterling's laid-back lifestyle makes it easy to explore a variety of outdoor and cultural activities, from boating, fishing and swimming in North Sterling State Park, to hiking, biking, golf, hunting-and-shooting sports or admiring unique public art.
As a Paramedic at Sterling Regional Medical Center, you will work with our ambulance services team, responding to emergent and non-emergent calls, as well as helping with interfacility transfers. This Paramedic role is a per diem position, with no guarantee of shift or hours, just helping pick up shifts and provide coverage in the department as needed. If you like utilizing your skill-set and working alongside a great team, this role is for you - apply today!
This is a per diem opportunity that will work on-call as determined by department needs. Per diem positions are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. You will be eligible to apply to regular full-time or part-time opportunities as an internal applicant. In addition, you will enjoy excellent compensation, sift differentials, paid orientation, 401K, employee wellness program and employee discounts.
Sterling Regional Medical Center is a 25-bed acute care regional hospital serving northeastern Colo. with state-of-the-art technology and compassionate professionalism. Since 1938, we have provided exceptional care to meet the needs of northeastern Colorado and the surrounding area. We provide our patients with cutting-edge technology such as eICU, a remote monitoring system and our intelligent OB program, a computerized system designed to reduce the chance of complications during labor. We are also home to the David Walsh Cancer Center, which offers our community an unprecedented level of cancer care. In addition, we are one of Logan County's largest employers with approximately 300 employees and more than 20 physicians representing ten specialties. We have also been voted Best Employer in Northeastern Colorado for three years in a row.
POSITION SUMMARY This position provides pre-hospital evaluation, treatment and transportation of sick and/or injured victims of all age groups. Operates in emergent, non-emergent and/or transfer situations at an Advance Life Support level, if necessary, until arrival at a difinite care facility.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Provides pre-hospital medical care for pediatric through geriatric populations, which includes assessing patient condition, rendering of appropriate care, utilizing appropriate invasive treatments, administering medications and interpreting EKGs.
2. Operates an assigned vehicle in emergent and non-emergent situations and in varying weather conditions, providing safe, reliable and timely transport to a designated point of service.
3. Performs general care and maintenance of vehicles. Performs daily vehicle inspections, completes and accurately inventories narcotics, and inspects medical equipment, supplies and medications assigned to the department.
4. Maintains complete and accurate patient care reports (PCRs), prepares and maintains logs and/or other applicable records during assigned shift.
5. Oversees daily shift operations and associates assigned to shift.
6. Demonstrates age specific competency for applicable patient populations.
7. Serves as a lead to EMTs. Interacts with all levels of clinical care team, patients, families, EMS agencies, physicians, vendos and the community.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Depending on state of practice, EMT-Basic or higher with IV certification or Paramedic Certification within the state of practice and maintenance thereafter. Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications on date of hire as required by state regulatory agency or as required by work location and maintenance thereafter. Valid Driver's License on date of hire and maintenance thereafter. Depending on work location may be required to obtain Ambulance Attendance licensure within 30 days of hire, and maintenance thereafter.
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Skilled in reading, writing and comprehending English. Skilled in comprehending and following written and verbal instructions. Skilled in remaining calm in emergency situations. Skilled in operating a variety of modern office equipment. Skilled in operating a variety of ambulatory tools and equipment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: R2498
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