Critical Care Transport Paramedic - Life Flight Network

Paramedic
Mercy Health Life Flight Network (OH) - , Ohio

Jun 29, 2022


Application Deadline:
Dec 31, 2022

Salary Information

Entry Level:
$Open hourly

Job Description

$5,000 Sign On Bonus

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  • Higher Pay Scales and $5000 sign-on incentive
  • Flexible Schedule to live the life you deserve
  • Rewarding Higher Differentials with working on the Weekend

SUMMARY:

Responsible for assisting with urgent and critical care in a prompt and efficient manner to all patients transported via Life Flight or Mobile Life. Responsible for assessing, planning, organizing, documenting, and evaluating patient care in conjunction with the critical care transport nurse. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides professional care to the urgent/emergent needs of the patient prior to air or ground transfer in the airborne and ground transport environment. Works with critical care transport nurse to assess patient condition, to interpret patient related data, to establish immediate priorities and plan of care.

  • Evaluates the patient care delivered in conjunction with the critical care transport nurse. Documents necessary and appropriate patient assessment and care.

  • Acts as a professional representative of Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center to the community.

  • Cooperates with all ancillary and support services.

  • Assists in maintaining the vehicle, equipment, and supplies as defined by departmental policy and procedures.

  • Facilitates the needs of Life Flight patients and their families during hospitalization at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita's Medical Center; communicates with other hospital departments as necessary to facilitate those needs.

  • Communicates with EMS and hospital requestors as needed in order to care appropriately for transported patients.

  • Acts as an educator to professional groups and the EMS in our service area; promotes Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita Medical Center as the regional referral centers.

  • Attends internal and external educational meetings, keeps current in knowledge, skills, and clinical competencies through professional journals, professional organizations, etc. Participates in department standing and ad hoc committees.

  • Travels to assigned base sites with the understanding that daily assignments may change as dictated by staffing issues, mechanical issues with the aircraft or mobile units.

  • Adheres to all Medical Directives, written policies and procedures for the Critical Care Transport Network, including crewmember weight policy for aviation operations.

  • Completes annual flight crewmember training if oriented to flight environment.

  • Interprets information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific need: a) neonatal b) pediatric c) adolescent d) adult e) geriatric.

REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Graduate of an accredited paramedic program
  • At least 3 years Paramedic field experience
  • Current license as a Paramedic from the State of Ohio
  • CAMTS approved advanced certification (FP-C or CCP-C) required or obtained within 1 year of hire.
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required.
  • Basic Trauma Life Support certification or equivalent required within 6 months of hire.
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required within 6 months of hire.
  • Neonatal Advanced Life Support Certification required
  • BCLS instructor preferred
  • ACLS Instructor certification preferred
  • Michigan Paramedic license preferred

Job Requirements

  • Age: 18
  • Education: Paramedic
  • Experience: 3 years exp

Contact Information

Amanda Green

Mercy Health Life Flight Network (OH)
, Ohio 43606
phone: 1 419 205 7987

How to Apply

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