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Paramedic

Location: Fort Collins, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 88603
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2022

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Sign On Bonus: $5,000 sign on bonus for Paramedics that qualify

Join our UCHealth team as a Paramedic or EMT for Northern Colorado! Have the opportunity to be a part of an active, fast-paced, and fun environment! UCHealth offers a 10-week paid academy and CAPCE approved, elevated, and unique paid training opportunities toward recertification!

We’re not just an average emergency service program, we provide extensive services with opportunities to participate on our Bike Medic Team, TEMS Tactical team, Red Card Wildland Fire Support and more! UCHealth is one of the few with our own EMS program, answering to over 50,000 911 calls a year from Fort Collins to Red Feather. Even with such wide-ranging opportunities, we value work-life balance and offer flexible 12 hour shifts with built-in over-time.

This position is eligible for differential pay for evenings, nights, weekends and on-call, along with an incentive bonus program. UCHealth also has the unique pleasure of offering the opportunity to expand your education through our Ascend program!

Join the Team!

Summary:

Responds to calls for emergency medical services and provides patient care as directed and/or determined necessary.

Work Schedule:

  • PRN, No guaranteed days or hours
  • Days and hours may vary
  • Flex

Responsibilities:

  • Navigates ambulance to patient's location. Provides stabilization of scene and requests additional assistance as necessary.
  • Determines nature and extent of illness or injury and patient's history from available sources. Administers emergency medical care within scope of practice, including patient stabilization, monitoring, and resuscitation, from the scene to receiving medical facility.
  • Contacts medical personnel, reports/records observations, and follows directives.
  • Maintains equipment, restocks supplies and cleans ambulance as necessary.
  • Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Required Education: HS Diploma or GED.
    Required Licensure/Certification: National Certification as determined at position level. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Current State Licensure as an EMT-P. Valid Driver's License.
    Minimum Experience: None required.
    ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: Current and Active National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification within 1 year of hire.
  • BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)


The pay range for this position is: $24.11 - $36.17 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.

UCHealth offers a Five Year Incentive Bonus to recognize employee’s contributions to our success in quality, patient experience, organizational growth, financial goals, and tenure with UCHealth. The bonus accumulates annually each October and is paid out in October following completion of five years’ employment.

UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package:

  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include pension plan and 403(b) matching
  • Paid time off. Start your employment at UCHealth with PTO in your bank
  • Employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options
  • Tuition and continuing education reimbursement
  • Wellness benefits
  • 5 year incentive bonus
  • Full suite of voluntary benefits such as identity theft protection and pet insurance
  • Education benefits for employees, including the opportunity to be eligible for 100% of tuition, books and fees paid for by UCHealth for specific educational degrees. Other programs may also qualify for up to $5,250 pre-paid by UCHealth or in the form of tuition reimbursement each calendar year

Loan Repayment:

UCHealth is a qualifying employer for the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program!

UCHealth provides employees with free assistance navigating the PSLF program to submit their federal student loans for forgiveness through Savi.


    At UCHealth, we do things differently

    We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of every person. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives of all those we serve. As Colorado’s largest and most innovative health care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the best possible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true human connection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career at UCHealth is more than a job, it’s a passion.

    Going beyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive and intellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us, that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what is right, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so that each of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth, we’ll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningful career. There’s no limits to your potential here.

    Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!

    UCHealth recognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives that equal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to making all employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicant shall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges of employment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual’s race, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does not discriminate against any “qualified applicant with a disability” as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable accommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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