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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
The Samaritan Emergency Department consists of different areas where care is provided: triage where the patient is seen to determine how to prioritize their care needs; the acute care area is a 16 bed area where common emergency complaints like abdominal pain, stable chest pain, and mild to moderate shortness of air receive care.
The Paramedic will work in the Level 1 Trauma Center to compliment the nursing role. Performs patient care duties utilizing a team approach in collaboration with RN, MD and other members of the health care team. Organizes, prioritizes, and delivers direct patient care based on determined scope of practice within the hospital setting. This role will also support transports to and from Good Sam and Chandler hospitals.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
Clinical care to include but is not limited to vital signs, insertion of IVs, NGT, urinary catheters, 12 lead EKG, wound care, suctioning and proper documentation.
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
High School diploma or GED, Current Kentucky Paramedic Certification or Licensure, required. Nationally registered EMT (NREMT); American Heart Association (BLS), ACLS and PALS certification required. Three (3) years of paramedic experience preferred.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.