Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Work Type: PRN
SUMMARY OF POSITION:
Penn State Health Life Lion EMS in Hershey is seeking skilled and dedicated Paramedics that are responsible for administering advanced life support care to patients at the scene and during transport. Seeking team members that can collaborate effectively with pre-hospital team members and medical staff. Life Lion Paramedics perform basic and advanced life support treatment to include but not limited to: airway management includingintubation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, EKG monitoring, defibrillation, medication administration, intravenous access, splinting bandaging, emergency obstetrics, burn management, triage, patient packaging and transport. Paramedics occasionally work in other assigned patient areas of the Penn State Hershey Hospital in order to maintain clinical skills necessary to maintain certification. Opportunities exist to attend in-service and continuing education programs to improve and maintain professional knowledge and skills. Life Lion Paramedics are part of a highly reputable team that supports the mission of Penn State Health, a leading Academic Medical Center and Level 1 trauma center.
High School Diploma required
Graduate of an approved Paramedic Training Program required
Eligible for Emergency Medical Technician. Paramedic certification within the Commonwealth of PA or PHRN (Pre-Hospital Registered Nurse) required
Basic Life Support certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification required
A valid Driver's License is required and eligible to operation an EMS vehicle in the Commonwealth of PA required
Completion of approved Emergency Vehicle Operations Training program required within two (2) months of date of hire.PA DOH EMSVO eligibility required
PA DOH EMSVO eligibility required within two (2) months of date of hire
NIMS (100, 200, 700 & 800) is required within 30 days of start date
Hazmat awareness training is required within 30 days of employment
Must obtain Medical Command within 90 days of start date
Able to stand/walk frequently; sit occasionally.
Able to lift/carry 0-200 lbs. frequently.
Able to push/pull 0-200 lbs. frequently.
Able to lift/carry and push/pull over 200 lbs. infrequently with assistance or use of lifting equipment.
Able to climb occasionally, reach constantly.
Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.
Able to work in all environmental and weather conditions.
6 months of Advanced Life Support experience preferred.
If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.
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