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Job Requisition Number 20421

Part Time

12 hours per week

Night Shift



Summary:

Assesses and implements patient care as directed by protocol or the Dedicated Transport Nurse (DTN) for premature neonatal, pediatric and adult patients during transport in accordance with departmental standards of care and practice.  Participates in the education of referral staff, patients, parents and ACH staff. Compliance with Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) standards required.

Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the Registered Nurse (RN) to provide direct patient care to critically ill neonates, pediatric and adult patients. Utilizes advanced training and education to complete airway management including intubation as needed.
  • Works collaboratively with the RN to maintain accurate records of information regarding pre-transport, transport records and follow-up data.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the ground transport vehicle and ensures a safe environment for patient care and other team members. Ensures safe vehicle operation including weather conditions, proper restraint of equipment, fluid level, lights, sirens, radios and cellular phone functioning. Works with mechanic and Manager to ensure all mechanical deficiencies are corrected.
  • Assures maintenance, checks adequate stock of drugs and supplies aboard transport vehicle/aircraft and restocks after each transport. Checks biomedical equipment, both portable and aboard transport vehicle to ensure proper functioning.
  • Will comply with all CAMTS requirements as related to certification, training and documentation.
  • Other duties as required.

Other information:

Technical Expertise

Work requires comprehensive knowledge of emergency care procedures and techniques and a thorough understanding of their application in the medical transportation environment.

Work requires the skills necessary to assist with assessment and prioritize patient needs, formulate treatment plans and alter treatment as necessary under direction of RN.

Education and Experience

  • Current Ohio licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) (required upon hire)
  • Must have 3 years active experience (or a minimum of 4000 hours) of critical care experience as a flight/surface transport paramedic or in-hospital experience is required.
  • Valid Ohio state driver’s license without restrictions and acceptable driving record in accordance with ACH policy
  • Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills required.
  • Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC) required.
  • American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Heart Code support certification (BLS)* (required upon hire).

Required Within 1 year of hire

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification-AHA (ACLS) *
  • Pediatric Advanced Life support certification-AHA (PALS) *
  • Newborn Resuscitation Program (NRP)
  • Advanced Burn Life Support certification (ABLS)
  • Sugar Temperature Airway Blood Pressure Labs and Emotional Support (STABLE)
  • Pediatric Fundamentals Critical Care Support (PFCCS)                     

Required Within 2 years of hire

  • Specialty Care Certification in either:
    • Flight Paramedic certified (FP-C)
  • Certified Neonatal Pediatric Transport (CNPT)
  • American Heart Association (AHA) is the organization designated for BLS, ACLS, and PALS – for clarification see Department of Nursing Training Requirements for CPR and Resuscitation policy.

Part Time

FTE: 0.600000


Status: Onsite


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