#PARAM21564

Paramedic- 1.0 **$10,000 SIGN-ON BONUS**

2020-11-16
  • Organization

  • Northwest Health - Porter Northwest Health - Porter

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  • Full Time

Job Description

Provides advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performs other emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Typically reports to manager. Requires a high school diploma, registered with the EMT National Registry, licensed by State EMS Authority, and 2-4 years of related experience. Must be CPR certified. Familiar with standard conce

Provides advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performs other emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Typically reports to manager.  

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Qualifications

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Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

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Certifications:

  • CPR Certification by AHA or equivalent
  • Valid Indiana EMT-Paramedic certification
  • BTLS or PHTLS certification w/in 1 year of hire unless previously certified 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support or equivalent certification

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Additional Qualifications

  • Valid Indiana Driver Operator License
  • Acceptance by insurance insurance carrier
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