Fairview Health Services Paramedic in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

$2,500 sign on bonus!!

HealthEast Medical Transportation has been successfully meeting the needs of our community for more than 134 years. We support our community by providing more than 30,000 calls annually. Our ambulance teams are staffed by some of the most experienced paramedics and EMTs in the region, helping to make HealthEast Medical Transportation a leader in Minnesota for emergency and non-emergency ambulance service.

Provide ALS/BLS transport care to patients. Responds to 911 medical emergencies to sustain life at the scene and transport to a medical facility until care is assumed by a physician. Provides inter-facility emergent and non-emergent transports.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations and policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements to achieve clinical, satisfaction and/or efficiency outcomes

  • Responds to and provides appropriate on scene medical care to patients during 911 medical emergencies, medical facility transports and non-emergent transports

  • Provides effective and accurate communication with patients, families, physicians and other members of the care team

  • Actively participate in creating and implementing improvements at the point of care to achieve clinical quality and an excellent patient experience

  • Perform and have knowledge of ACLS, Disaster Management, AHA CPR and HAZ-MAT Awareness

  • Documents patient information in EHR and/or other electronic system in accordance with program standards, department policies/procedures

  • Remains in good standing with the HEMT office of the Medical Director

Qualifications

  • Trade or Vocational Certification

  • Certified Paramedic, current with the EMSRB and NREMT

  • ACLS

  • Valid Basic Life Support (BLS)

  • EMT-P

  • EMT-P-NREMT

  • Valid drivers license and DMV record that meet the HealthEast insurability requirements

  • Ability to safely lift, pull, push and carry a minimum of 150 pounds

  • Collects and analyses pertinent data and/or clinical findings. Incorporates clinical findings and scientific evidence in the development, coordination and implementation of an individualized plan of care to achieve desired outcomes

  • Evaluates progress towards goals and outcomes identifying opportunities for improvement and change

  • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (use a mouse, navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Ability to identify, assess, understand, and cope with a serious situation, especially from the moment it first occurs to the point that recovery procedures start

  • Gathers and integrates critical information, recognizing and addressing underlying assumptions of others, to arrive at effective solutions

  • Breaks down problems into simple tasks or activities; analyzes relationships among several parts of a situation.

  • Provides patient educational information appropriate to the developmental level, learning needs, readiness, cultural values, and beliefs of patients and families

  • Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

  • Demonstrates behavior consistent with the standards, scope of practice, ethics, and characteristics of a licensed professional

  • Administers medications following policies using procedures that assure the highest level of safety all times for all populations

  • Identifies expected outcomes and develops individualized treatment plan of care

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10755

Category Paramedic/Emt/Dispatch

Contract Status NG

FTE 1.00

Shift All Shifts - Day/Evening/Night Rotations

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.