Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Paramedic Clinical Research

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Position Summary:  
Assists in the Intra-hospital transport of pediatric and adult patients as directed by Registered Nursing staff. Assesses patient status and implements patient care during intra-hospital transports.  Assists with procedures and monitoring of patients during procedures within departmental standards of care and practice.  Assists other staff members in patient care and movement/repositioning of patients. 



Under the supervision/direction of the Clinical Research Project Coordinator, provides patient supervision, data entry, and basic triage for injured athletes participating in the TecTraum Protocol Research Study sponsored by TecTraum. Is willing to accept on-call status and travel to regional sites as designated by Clinical Research Project Coordinator. The position is valid as long as the study is actively receiving participants.

Position Qualifications:
Currently licensed as an E.M.T.-Paramedic in the State of Ohio.  Minimum three (3) years' experience at the Paramedic level with demonstrated critical thinking skills.   Valid Ohio driver's license without restrictions and acceptable driving record in accordance with policy is required.  Current Health Care Provider BLS (or equivalent) training is required. PALS, ACLS, ATLS or PFCCS, NRP, and ABLS are required within one year of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) is the organization designated for BLS, ACLS, PEARS and PALS - for clarification see Department of Nursing Training Requirements for CPR and Resuscitation policy. Certification such as CC-EMTP, FP-C, CCP-C, or CNPT is required within two years of employment.  Previous Critical Care Transport and pediatric experience preferred.  Successful completion of transport orientation and maintenance of airway / procedural skills.  Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills required.


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