Mercy Health

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Paramedic

Paramedic

Requisition ID 
2017-752779
Category 
Support Services
Position Type 
Full Time
Shift(s) 
Varies/Rotating
Department 
EMS
Location 
US-AR-Lowell

More information about this job

Overview

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We’re a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

 

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

 

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

 

Responsibilities and Qualifications

Under the direction of the Medical Director and according to the protocols, procedures and policies of St. Johns EMS performs direct patient care including assessment, evaluation, basic and advanced medical rescue to access, stabilize, evacuate and transport a patient to an appropriate destination according to the goals of St. Johns Health System, the philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy, Standard of Care and Employee Code of Conduct. Paramedics also perform clerical, maintenance duties and where approved as an FTO to precept EMT and paramedic students.

Performs related duties as assigned. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

Qualifications:

Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED.
  • Licensure: State of Missouri EMT-P (Paramedic) license, ACLS & PALS and ITLS provider (within first 90 days of employment), 12 Lead Interpretation Course, Hazmat awareness level training, State of Missouri Class E drivers license for co-workers in Missouri. State of Arkansas EMT-P (Paramedic) license, ACLS, PALS and ITLS provider (within first 90 days of employment), 12 Lead Interpretation Course, Hazmat awareness level training, State of Arkansas drivers license for co-workers in Arkansas.

  • Experience: Applicants must at least 20 years of age to operated Mercy EMS vehicles.

  • Other skills & knowledge (skills, knowledge, abilities): May be required to work differing shifts and schedules.Working Conditions, Mental and Physical Requirements: Unimpaired mobility: Must be able to respond quickly to ambulance, must be able to access patients in difficult terrain, must be able to climb stairs, must be able to work in close and dangerous environments such as damaged vehicles, must be able with partner to carry equipment and patients. Must be able to perform strenuous physical requirements such as CPR, lifting and moving of equipment and patients in a variety of environmental conditions. Must be able to perform required medical skills and techniques. Must have correctable vision acceptable for day and night operation of emergency vehicles, must have color acuity adequate for determination of skin and blood color, and must be able to read medication dosages on drug labels and syringes. Must be able to hear and understand information provided by patients, family or bystanders; must be able to hear breath sounds and accurately determine auscultated blood pressures; must be able to differentiate separate conversations in active, distracting environments; must be able to hear and understand radio traffic when responding with lights and sirens. Must be able to speak and enunciate clearly and at a level audible to others in loud conditions, must be able to speak clearly in stressful situations, must be able to verbally communicate with

 

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

 

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

 

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

 

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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