Critical Care Transport Paramedic Life Flight Mercy Health St Vincent Featured
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Critical Care Transport Paramedic Life Flight Mercy Health St Vincent job at Bon Secours Mercy Health in Toledo OH
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Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthCritical Care Transport ParamedicJOB SUMMARYResponsible for assisting with urgent and critical care in a prompt and efficient manner to all patients transported via Life Flight or Mobile Life. Responsible for assessing planning organizing documenting and evaluating patient care in conjunction with the critical care transport nurse. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on assigned unit.Mission/Core Values: It is expected that all of the duties and responsibilities of this position will be performed in a manner consistent with the Ministrys Standards of Behavior (CARE; Compassion: seeks to understand listen and explain; Advocate: is the voice for the vulnerable; Respect: demonstrates the highest regard for and welcomes all people; Excellence: commits to the highest standard of quality care joyful service and teamwork) and in a manner that reflects the core values of Mercy Health which are: Excellence Human Dignity Justice Compassion Sacredness of Life and Service. All supervisors and above are expected to model the organizational mission and values through their daily actions decision making and priority setting. All supervisors and above are expected to develop implement and monitor short and long range plans to meet or surpass standards consistent with the overall strategic plan.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe above is intended to describe the general content and functions of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties or responsibilities. Employees may be required to perform other job related duties as required by their supervisor subject to reasonable accommodation. The job description is subject to continual revisions as needed for patient care. Due to the services and care provided by this institution personnel may be requested to serve in related capacities as determined by their qualifications in a different unit department and campus in an effort to not disrupt patient care and continue to provide a safe environment to our patients. All employees are expected to follow Mercy Health policies and procedures maintain high standards of safe work performance and maintain good attendance and punctuality.Provides professional care to the urgent/emergent needs of the patient prior to air or ground transfer in the airborne and ground transport environment. Works with critical care transport nurse to assess patient condition to interpret patient related data to establish immediate priorities and plan of care.Evaluates the patient care delivered in conjunction with the critical care transport nurse. Documents necessary and appropriate patient assessment and care.Acts as a professional representative of Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Ritas Medical Center to the community.Cooperates with all ancillary and support services.Assists in maintaining the vehicle equipment and supplies as defined by departmental policy and procedures.Facilitates the needs of Life Flight patients and their families during hospitalization at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Ritas Medical Center; communicates with other hospital departments as necessary to facilitate those municates with EMS and hospital requestors as needed in order to care appropriately for transported patients.Acts as an educator to professional groups and the EMS in our service area; promotes Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and St. Rita Medical Center as the regional referral centers.Attends internal and external educational meetings keeps current in knowledge skills and clinical competencies through professional journals professional organizations etc. Participates in department standing and ad hoc committeesTravels to assigned base sites with the understanding that daily assignments may change as dictated by staffing issues mechanical issues with the aircraft or mobile units.Adheres to all Medical Directives written policies and procedures for the Critical Care Transport Network including crewmember weight policy for aviation operaCompletes annual flight crewmember training if oriented to flight terprets information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his/her age specific need: a) neonatal b) pediatric c) adolescent d) adult e) geriatric.LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONSRequired:1. Current license as a Paramedic from the State of Ohio 2. CAMTS approved advanced certification (FP-C or CCP-C) required or obtained within 1 year of hire.3. Basic Cardiac Life Support Certification required. 4. Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification required. 5. Basic Trauma Life Support certification or equivalent required within 6 months of hire. 6. Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification required within 6 months of hire. 7. Neonatal Advanced Life Support Certification required. Preferred:1. Michigan Paramedic license preferred 2. BCLS instructor preferred 3. ACLS Instructor certification preferredMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Minimum Years and Type of Experience:1. Graduate of an accredited paramedic program 2. At least 3 years paramedic field experience.Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Required:1. Must be able to demonstrate and maintain clinical competence including but not limited to; arterial line monitoring advanced airway techniques; use of IV pumps and use of medical transport ventilators. 2. Must possess analytical abilities sound medical knowledge problem solving skills for the effective formulation of plan of care implementation of care and appropriate documentation of pertinent information regarding patient condition. 3. Must possess sufficient interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with patients physicians and hospital personnel. Must have demonstrated leadership skills to participate in professional and community education programs; and to effectively maintain good public relations for the sponsoring institutions. 4. Work requires up to 6 months orientation to acquire necessary familiarity with department and unit policies and procedures.Other Knowledge Skills and Abilities Preferred:This position requires the incumbent to demonstrate proficiency in clinical skills for patients in the following age categories (check all that differ from main job description):Neonate 0-4 weeksInfant 1/12 monthsChild 1-12 yearsAdolescent 13-17 yearsAdult 18/64 yearsGeriatric 65 years and olderPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Performs repetitive tasks/motionsHears alarm bells telephones and other soundsHears normal conversationHave good manual dexterityHave good eye-hand-foot coordinationHave clarity of vision: Near ( Have clarity of vision: Mid (>20"- 20)Have clarity of vision: Far (>20")Distinguish colorsPHYSICAL DEMANDSPlease indicate the activitys level of frequency that applies to this position using the following frequency scale: 1 = Not at all within shift (0%) 2 = Occasionally within shift (1-33%) 3 = Frequently within shift (34-66%) 4 = Continuously within shift (67-100%);Standing - 3Walking - 4Sitting - 2Balancing - 3Reaching above head - 3Lift/Carry up to > 50- Lift above shoulder - 3Climbing - 2Bending - 4Twist at waist - 3Push/Pull with force Reaching above shoulder - 3Lift from floor level up - 3Lift above head - 3Crouching/Squatting - 3Crawling - 2Kneeling -2Push/Pull with force >50 lbs - 3Lift/Carry up to 50 lbs - 3Lift from waist level up - 3Driving- 3MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:Reads and interprets written/oral instructions.Sets and meets deadlines prioritizes work and works independently.Identifies and understands issues and problems.Examines data ad draws logical conclusions demonstrating the ability to apply high levels of critical thinking and understanding.Expresses or exchanges ideas by means of oral or written communications.Makes decisions which have significant impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside immediate work anize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology.Must be flexible and able to adapt to change.WORKING CONDITIONS:Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur.May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse.May be required to use physical restraints.May be exposed to adverse weather conditions: cold hot dust wind etc.Required to car travel to off-site locations occasionally in adverse weather conditions.May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights.May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids.Potential exposure to infectious organisms.May be constantly interrupted; requiring changing from one task to another of different nature without loss of efficiency or composure.May have periods of constant interruption.MercyHealth is an equal opportunity employer.Well also reward your hard work with:Comprehensive affordable medical dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/ADAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify.Paid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much morecheduled Weekly Hours:0.01Work Shift: All (United States of America)Department: Life Flight Ops - St. VincentAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color national origin religion sex sexual orientation gender identity age genetic information or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. 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