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Paramedic-Ephrata-Part time Tracking Code 43613 Job Description General Summary:Under the general supervision of the Advanced Life Support Coordinator and the direct voice order of the Medical Commander, responds to emergency calls and performs a variety of functions related to the care and treatment of patients suffering from urgent and emergent disease and/or injury states in accordance with appropriate rules, regulations and protocols. Duties and Responsibilities:The following are essential job accountabilities:(These functions are performed in the field and outside of the hospital) 1 Performs triage functions. 2 Responds to emergency calls, observes safety policies and operates an emergency vehicle with due regard for others. 3 Checks patient's vital signs. 4 Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues I.V. fluids. 5 Provides health care instruction/education to patient and family members. 6 Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment. (These functions are performed in the Emergency department and Waiting Area) 7 Checks patient's vital signs. (These functions are performed in the Emergency Department in emergency situations and only under the direct supervision of the Physician, who must be physically present in the Emergency Department. (An emergency situation is defined as a situation for which an absence of intervention within hours will result in loss of life or significant impairment of body function.)) 8 Prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues I.V. fluids. 9 Prepares patients for scheduled procedures and assists in patient assessment. About WellSpan: WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multi-specialty medical group of more than 850 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 160 patient care locations. The region's only accredited Level 1 Trauma Center and Primary Stroke Center with an endovascular neurosurgery program. WellSpan is consistently recognized by IMS Health as one of the Top 100 Integrated Health Networks in the United States and has been recognized by Health Imaging and IT as one of the nation's "Top 25 Connected Healthcare Facilities." IMS Health is the leading provider of information services and technology for the healthcare industry. The Community: WellSpan Health facilities are located in multiple counties across south central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland, all offering an ideal living environment to match the quality of work-life balance you're seeking. The area offers abundant outdoor and cultural activities, including restaurants, theatre, golf courses, hiking trails, water sports and historic tours. Additionally, our communities are a short drive from several, large metropolitan areas including the Baltimore/DC metro area and Philadelphia. If you value a strong sense of community, the more palatable pace of rural living, and the convenience of a workplace close to home, you'll realize the advantages of considering WellSpan Health as part of your future. Job Location Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States Position Type Part-Time Schedule Days/Evenings/Nights Additional Scheduling Info rotating shifts, weekend and holiday rotation Additional Requirements PA Act73 --- Child Abuse Clearance Required
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