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POST DATE 8/12/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY

Company
University of Kentucky
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
RE08275
AJE Ref #
575862088
Location
Lexington, KY
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB 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*
No

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

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
09/05/2016

PRE-EMPLOYMENT INFORMATION

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.