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Paramedic

Location: Aurora, CO, United States
Category: Technicians/Patient Care Support
Job Type: PRN
Job ID: 219701
Date Posted: Jul 11, 2024

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Description

Location: UCHealth Anschutz Inpatient Pavilion, US:CO:Aurora

Department: UCHA Mobile Stroke

FTE: PRN, 0.0, 0.00 hours per pay period (2 weeks)

Shift: Rotating 

Pay: $24.11 - $36.17 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience

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

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: National EMT lic NOT required
  • 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.

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  • Full medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Retirement plans to include 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
  • 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.

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