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Facility: Worthington Medical Center
Location: Worthington, MN
Address: 1018 6th Ave, Worthington, MN 56187,
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Paramedics demonstrate competency in trauma and medical
situations and possess the knowledge and the necessary skills to
provide lifesaving interventions in a pre-hospital setting.
Administer emergency care and treatment and determine the nature
and extent of illness or injury and establishes priority for
required emergency care. Paramedics provide advanced medical care
to patients. Complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide
patient care and transportation. Paramedics may need to assist and
give direction to additional Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Responders at the scene and/or during transport.
Paramedics, based on their assessment, will provide emergency
care to adults, infants and children, medical and trauma patients.
Determine the appropriate facility that patients should be
transported to based on their knowledge of the condition of the
patients and the extent of their injuries unless otherwise
indicated by medical direction.
Constantly assess the patient while in route to the emergency
facility, administers additional care as indicated or given by
medical direction. Paramedics may use equipment included in the
medical transport environments. Observe, record, and report to
physician the patient's condition or injury, the treatment
provided, and reactions to drugs or treatment at the emergency
scene and in transit to the receiving facility staff for purposes
of records and diagnostics.
Paramedics will demonstrate good communication with the
receiving facility to get medical direction and to provide
patient's status and other critical information. Complete extensive
written documentation on patient condition and treatment provided,
as well as understand all applicable legal, moral and ethical
issues surrounding the emergency medical service. Paramedics
maintain communication with the patient and the family, comforts
and reassures patients and be able to demonstrate concern and
courtesy while maintaining confidentiality of the patient's
information. Assist with patient care in the receiving facility;
lifting and moving patients as required.
Physical activities include but not limited to will require
considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body; such as
climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling
materials. Attend training classes to maintain national
certification, state licensure, and keep abreast of new
developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge.
Depending on location of position, work hours will vary depending
on patient needs. This may include overtime, call, backup call,
nights, days, weekends, and holidays.
High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree in
Paramedic Technology or Paramedicine preferred. Completion of an
accredited Paramedic Training Program required for licensing.
Thorough knowledge of paramedic principles, practices and
techniques, knowledge of how various equipment, such as a monitor
or defibrillator, work and how to troubleshoot problems that may
Hold national registry status at a Paramedic level. Additional
training provided/workshops and staff meetings are to be attended
as per policy.
Depending on state requirements, individuals may need to have a
state license. Additional licensures as required depending
upon state; Paramedic (PAR) Certification, National Incident
Management Systems (NIMS) Incident Command System
(ICS)100, 200, 700, and 800 completed and continued education
hour's as mandated by accreditation.
Current Basic Life Support (BLS), Prehospital Trauma Life
Support (PHTLS) or equivalent, advanced version for paramedics,
International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), Advanced Cardiac Life
Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and
Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) preferred depending on
Must possess a valid Driver's License and have a good driving
Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for
qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on
eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental
insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement
plan, work/life balance benefits, sick leave and paid time off. To
review your benefit eligibility, visit
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screening as a condition of employment.
Job Function: Emergency Medical Services
Req Number: R-38616