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Job Requisition Number 15472

Part-Time, 24 Hours/Week
Variable Shifts
Onsite
$6,000 Sign On Bonus (taxable) available


Summary:

Assesses and implements patient care as directed by protocol or Medical Control Physician (MCP) for 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 Akron Children’s Hospital staff. Compliance with Commission on Accreditation of Medical Transport Systems (CAMTS) standards required.

Responsibilities:

  • Works collaboratively with the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)-Basic or Advanced Life Support Paramedic to provide direct patient care to ill neonate, pediatric and adult patients. Utilizes advanced training and education to complete airway management including intubation as needed.
  • Works collaboratively with the EMT-Basic or Advanced Life Support Paramedic 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/aircraft, 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’s needs, formulate treatment plans, and alter treatment as necessary under protocol.

Education and Experience:

  • Current Ohio licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) (required upon hire).
  • Full time equivalency of 1year active experience as an EMT-P.
  • 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)
  • 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.

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



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