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Paramedic - Community Hospitals - PRN, PRN.

Olathe, Kansas.

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Paramedic - Community Hospitals - PRN

  • 13405 S Black Bob Rd, Saint Luke's Community Hospital - Olathe, Olathe, Kansas, United States, 66062
  • EMS
  • PRN

Job Description​

This Paramedic position performs duties within the scope of practice in an Emergency Room facility setting. Under the direction of the on-duty physician, the Paramedic will take patient vitals, monitor cardiac and respiratory status, administer approved medications, applies and adjusts orthopedic appliances, and assist the patient care team as directed. The Paramedic must have a current Kansas Paramedic Certification and more than 1 year of Paramedic experience.

Shift Details: PRN

Essential Functions

  • Obtains/records vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration, blood pressure, and weight).
  • Monitors patient’s respiratory status and initiates oxygen therapy and treatments per protocol and as ordered by physician. Performs oral, nasal and ET tube suctioning
  • Performs additional skills which may include, but not limited to: phlebotomy, IV initiation, medication administration, and maintenance,12- lead ECG, waived laboratory testing per unit competency
  • Initiates cardiac monitoring; demonstrates ability to detect dysrhythmias and notifies registered nurse/physician.
  • Administers approved medications as ordered by the physician.
  • Applies orthopedic appliances including but not limited to: extremity splinting, clavicular, straps, cervical collars, ace wraps, ankle air splints, knee immobilizers, slings, simple splints, and adjustments to crutches.
  • Assists in C-spine stabilization/immobilization, placing patient on backboard while maintaining cervical alignment.
  • Reports adverse treatments or medications in accordance with current policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates the ability to collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with CLIA and TJC regulations and established policies and procedures
  • Ensure proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and medications are available for patient care and par levels meet facility needs
  • Prepare patient meals

Minimum Qualifications

  • Paramedic with 1+ year experience required
  • Paramedic Certification in good standing in the state of Kansas
  • Current BLS and ACLS required
  • Current Pediatric Life Support (PALS) preferred
  • Experience using Electronic Medical Record preferred
  • Collaborative teamwork skills within an interdisciplinary group focused on patient care
  • Demonstrates expertise in emergent and non-emergent patient care across the lifespan continuum

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to perform while under stress
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
  • Ability to document accurately and concisely
  • Ability to follow hospital policies, goals and procedures

Job Requirements

Applicable Experience:

2 years

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross, Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red Cross

Job Details

PRN

Swing (United States of America)

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