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Full time Paramedic-Springdale Hospital ER

2020-09-10
  • Organization

  • Northwest Health System Springdale Northwest Health System Springdale

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Do you enjoy the fast paced environment of the Emergency Department? Do you have experience as an EMT or Paramedic providing efficient, competent care in emergency situations? If so, we would love to have you join our team as a Paramedic here at Northwest Health.

Do you enjoy the fast paced environment of the Emergency Department? Do you have experience as an EMT or Paramedic providing efficient, competent care in emergency situations? If so, we would love to have you join our team as a Paramedic here at Northwest Health.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Quickly responding to emergency situations to provide competent care
  • Administering first aid treatment or life support to care to sick or injured persons
  • Operating equipment, such as EKGs, external defibrillators, bag valve mask resuscitators, in advanced life support environments
  • Performing emergency diagnostic and treatment procedures, such as stomach suction, airway management, or heart monitoring
  • Observing, recording, and reporting to physician the patient’s condition or injury, the treatment provided, and the reactions to drugs or treatment
  • Assessing the nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures
  • Assisting RNs and Physicians in the delivery of patient care through the nursing process, diagnosis, planning implementation and evaluation

 

Key qualifications to be considered for this include:

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • National EMT registration
  • State EMS authority registration
  • 2 to 4 years of EMT or paramedic experience preferred
  • Current AHA BLS, ACLS and PALS or can be obtained within 90 days of employment

 

About Northwest Health

Northwest Health provides inpatient, outpatient, diagnostic imaging, medical, surgical and emergency services to the Bentonville, Springdale, Fayetteville, Johnson and Siloam Springs communities in northwestern Arkansas. We are your family, friends and neighbors, and we work with and for our community to provide quality healthcare.

 

With a combined active medical staff of more than 540 physicians, 2,200 employees and 487 beds, Northwest Health is one of the largest health networks in Northwest Arkansas with five hospitals and over thirty clinics.  Our hospitals include:

  • Northwest Medical Center - Bentonville
  • Northwest Medical Center - Springdale
  • Siloam Springs Regional Hospital
  • Northwest Health Physicians’ Specialty Hospital
  • Willow Creek Women’s Hospital

 

Northwest Arkansas is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic regions in America—a perfect blend of urban sophistication and small town charm.  If you aren’t local and haven’t already discovered this, check out www.northwestarkansas.org to see why NWA keeps winning awards as a best place to live.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/M/V) and welcome you to apply. 

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