Paramedic - Barrow EMS - Full Time Nights 8:00 PM - 8:00 AM
Northeast Georgia Health System
Location: Gainesville, Georgia
Internal Number: R7186
12 Hr Afternoon - Morning
Northeast Georgia Health System is rooted in a foundation of improving the health of our communities.
About the Role:
Under the direct supervision of the Medical Transport Supervisor. Paramedic should possess the knowledge of treatment and stabilization of all patients as well as all definitive techniques within the limitations of their certification as governed by the Department of Public Health and scope of practice. This position will care for patients in the neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult and geriatric age groups. Employee performs clinical duties in accordance with the State of Georgia and NGHS policies and procedures.
Minimum Job Qualifications
Licensure or other certifications: State certification as Paramedic, Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
Educational Requirements: High School Diploma or GED
Other: Basic Life Support certification (BLS), and approved Defensive Driving course
Preferred Job Qualifications
Preferred Licensure or other certifications:
Preferred Educational Requirements:
Job Specific and Unique Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of State of Georgia Department of Public Health Protocols and Scope of Practice for Paramedics to include, but not limited to: Drug Therapy IV, intubation, EKG recognition, Emergency Vehicle operation
Knowledge and proficiency with emergency vehicle operation and area of operations.
Maintains good physical fitness
Essential Tasks and Responsibilities
Complies with all applicable departmental and hospital regulations, directives and protocols whether written or verbal.
Maintains thorough up-to-date knowledge of all aspects of emergency medical care relative to pre-hospital care of all sick and injured patients as it pertains to the advanced level and ensures that care is consistently delivered to all patients.
Keeps emergency vehicle cleaned, fueled and well stocked at all times.
Ensures familiarity with all laws pertaining to emergency vehicle operation and operates vehicle safely and in a professional manner at all times.
Maintains all equipment on vehicle and ensures equipment left at the hospital is eventually retrieved.
Dresses in appropriate uniform attire at all times as directed by NGHS and Medical Transport policies.
Ensures paperwork is done accurately and expeditiously within the standards of the State of Georgia and completed prior to the end of the shift.
All verbal communication is done according to Medical Transport and NGHS policies and procedures.
Weight Lifted: Up to 100 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
Weight Carried: Up to 100 lbs, Frequently 31-65% of time
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Northeast Georgia Health System is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not tolerate discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, ethnicity, national origin, marital status, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected classification or status.
Northeast Georgia Health System (NGHS) is a not-for-profit community health system dedicated to improving the health and quality of life of the people of Northeast Georgia. Through the services of a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, the residents of northeast Georgia enjoy access to the state's finest and most comprehensive medical services. It is our mission to improve the health of our community in all we do.