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Paramedic

Company: CHI Health Saint Elizabeth
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Your time at work should be fulfilling. -Rewarding. Inspiring. That's what you'll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You'll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we'll create healthier, stronger communities. Imagine your career at -Catholic Health Initiatives!

Responsibilities:
Responsibilities:Functions within the scope of practice of a Paramedic as defined within Iowa and Nebraska state regulations. This position does not take a patient assignment. They are in a intervention - role.Provides patient care and performs patient care procedures:EKGAccu checksCPRCrutchesace bandage applicationsplint applicationwound cleansing dressing, immobilizationmedication administration under medical/nursing direction (IM, IV, oral ASA and Tylenol, oral analgesics) IV insertions and IO insertionsfoley catheterizationintubation (only at the direct request and supervision of a ED physician who is present in the room).re-assessment of patient condition and status.Responds to Code Blue in the ED and, when requested, on the hospital campus.Provides patient transportation within the Emergency Department and on the hospital campus as requested.Must have and maintain active membership on a Rescue Service in the state of Nebraska. This is not required for Iowa.WILL NOT perform triage, initial patient assessment, provide dismissal instructions, give antibiotics or thrombolytics.Completes medical record to indicate treatments, procedures, and medications administered or performed. Authorized to make entries in the medical record, consistent with and limited to the scope of the job duties and any applicable licensure.Consults as needed with supervising nurses and ED physician regarding patient condition and treatment.Enters patient orders into hospital computer system when directed.Assists with obtaining patient demographic and billing information.Maintains strict patient confidentiality.

Qualifications:
Job Requirements:Required: - -BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire. - Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: - American Red Cross: - CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: - CPR, PRO, must say "Professional Level-with AED", and American Heart Association: - Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. - -EMT-P in the state of NebraskaHigh school diploma or equivalent. - -Preferred: - Six months to one year experience - -Join us at Catholic Health Initiatives, and become a part of our faith-based health system.

Keywords: CHI Health Saint Elizabeth, Lincoln , Paramedic, Healthcare , Lincoln, Nebraska

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