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Paramedic PRN

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Req ID 7425-3225 Post Date May. 16, 2024 CategoryTechnician FacilitySouthern Tennessee Regional Health System - Lawrenceburg

11132 Paramedic STRHS-Lawrenceburg Job Description 06.16.20

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

Reports to: Director of Emergency Services

FLSA: Non-exempt

Grade: T03

EEO: □ 01 Officials and Managers □ 02 Professionals X 03 Technicians □ 04 Sales Workers □ 05 Administrative Support Workers □ 06 Craft Workers □ 07 Operatives □ 08 Laborers and Helpers □ 09 Service Workers

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.
Contacts medical personnel, reports/records observations, and follows directives from supervising Physician or Registered Nurse.
Administers medication within scope of practice
Performs and assist with procedures within scope of practice
Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.

Minimum Education
Paramedic Technical Certification or Associates Degree - Required
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

BLS certification may be obtained within first week of orientation before patient care.

ACLS and PALS certification from approved American Heart Association training center required within 6 months of employment

Licenses: State of Tennessee Paramedic licensure - Required
Minimum Work Experience
Experience in emergency services related field - Preferred

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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