Critical Care Paramedic - Trauma One Ground Transport Team

Paramedic
Century Ambulance Service, Inc - Jacksonville, Florida

Jun 1, 2021


Application Deadline:
Jul 3, 2021

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Competitive hourly pay rates based on experience hourly

Job Description

Provides high quality advanced life support including assessment, triage, and treatment utilizing standards and guidelines established by Century’s Medical Directors within scope of practice; assesses the nature and extent of illness and injury to establish and prioritize care needed for safe transport of the critical patient to the appropriate facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a representative of Century Ambulance and UF Health / Trauma One
  • Works with UF Health / Trauma One to build and maintain a cohesive team
  • Respond and deliver customer-oriented treatment and support to high-acuity patients in the transport environment under the direction of the Medical Directors and the referring and/or receiving physicians in accordance with SOGs, policies, and standards of care
  • Independently evaluate critically ill or injured patients of all age groups and provide appropriate emergency and therapeutic interventions throughout the continuum of care
  • Proactively identify changes in the patient’s status with subsequent rapid interventions all while maintaining open lines of communication with dispatch and receiving facility of patient condition
  • Continually operate as a patient advocate from inception of call to transfer of care while upholding compliance standards
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills with patients and their families, facility staff, members of other EMS agencies, as well as internal Century field crews and management
  • Generate accurate and thorough documentation on all required mediums to include electronic and paper charting with prompt response to any QA or audit inquiries
  • Maintain a minimum of 25 critical care continuing education units (CEUs) annually in clinical competencies including but not limited to: advanced airway management, chest tube, IV pumps, intra-aortic balloon pump (IABP), Impella assist device, external ventricular drain (EVD), invasive lines, and arterial hemodynamic monitoring
  • Participation in monthly case and performance improvement reviews of Century CCT transports with contribution from associate team members, Medical Directors, Training, Operations, Risk and Safety, and outside resources as applicable
  • Contribute and participate in community and public education events
  • Initiate and complete transports within scheduled shift, understanding that conclusion of these transports may require extend time beyond anticipated end time
  • Unit may be utilized for non-critical care transports in which crews are expected to perform
  • Participate in all Century Ambulance and UF Health / Trauma One meetings and trainings as required by the CCT Program
  • Work and assist in the hospital setting as required by the CCT Program

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Experience: None Needed

Contact Information

Alicia Dykes

Century Ambulance Service, Inc
Jacksonville, Florida 32204-3820
phone: 904-356-0835

How to Apply

https://casjax.candidatecare.jobs/job_positions/preview/74713

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