Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Paramedic Transport (ALS) - Mahoning Valley (Full-Time)

Boardman, OH

Job Description

Shift Information: Variable

(3) 12 hour shifts. Variable times.

Position 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.  Able to work on an on-call basis as needed voluntarily.


Currently certified 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 drivers 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,STABLE 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. Specialty 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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