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Paramedic
New Concord, OH

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TITLE: Paramedic
LOCATION: New Concord, OH
Are you looking for a new position where you can live and work in a community that was voted as one of Ohio’s Best Hometowns?
Would you be interested in working for a healthcare leader in the region?
Would you like be in a position of high visibility in the facility where you make a difference?
This facility is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and at the intersection of two Interstates that allows access to several larger metro areas like Columbus, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, and Wheeling.
If this sounds appealing then this might be a good opportunity for you.
Summary:
Paramedics are responsible for responding to emergency medical calls, providing on-site aid and transporting patients safely to medical facilities.
They are expected to assess patients’ conditions and implement first-aid procedures.
Additional duties include maintaining equipment, filing reports and transporting patients between hospitals.
Responsibilities:
-Administer life support, first-aid treatment and other forms of prehospital emergency care to people who are injured or sick.
-Operate equipment such as bag valve mask resuscitators, external defibrillators and electrocardiograms for advanced life support applications.
-Assess patients’ injury severity and type and quickly begin appropriate medical procedures.
-Assess, record and discuss patient injuries and condition with the physician, including any treatments provided and reactions to treatments or drugs.
-Clean and decontaminate ambulance after transporting or treating any patient with infectious disease. Report infectious disease with relevant authorities.
-Administer drugs as appropriate and necessary via injection, intravenous procedures or oral administration under the direction of a physician.
-Communicate and coordinate with dispatchers, fire department personnel, police and other emergency medical team members as needed to ensure that all applicable personnel are prepared to receive the patient and ensure proper treatment.
-Work within the Scope of their practice as outlined in the by State Board of Emergency Medical, Fire and Transportation Services Division of EMS, Ohio Department of Public Safety.
Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent.
Valid state EMT-P Certification/EMS license.
CPR Certification.
Clean driving record.
One or more years of paramedic experience preferred.
Additional Info:
Reports to the Nurse Director and Registered Nurse
The position is 24hr shifts, will work one day on and 2 days off with rotating weekends.
The hospital offers an hourly rate 16hr-20hr depending on experience and they offer a full benefit package.


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