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Critical Care Paramedic

Vinton, IA

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Virginia Gay Hospital is seeking a full time Critical Care Paramedic (CCP). Under general direction, the CCP provides basic and advanced emergency medical care for assessment/evaluation, treatment, stabilization, and inter-facility transfers, event medical support, and disasters.

CCPs Provide emergency/code response, and patient care functions in hospital and ensures all actions taken in carrying out responsibilities support patient-centered care.

Required Qualifications (Including any licensure, certification, education):
  • Valid Paramedic certification, may be nationally registered.
  • Completion of an accredited critical care paramedic endorsement within 6 months of employment.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers 
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 
  • Pediatric Advanced Cardiac Life Support (PALS) 

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Critical Care endorsement
Required Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • Skill in effective oral and written communication in English.
  • Ability to manage one's time effectively.
  • Ability to demonstrate theory, techniques, and practices utilized in emergency patient care for all ages; knowledge of oral, intramuscular and intravenous medication delivery, actions, and contraindications; knowledge of dressing and splinting techniques.
  • Ability to perform advanced emergency treatments; ability to document; skill in assessing and interpreting patient conditions; skill in oral and written communication; skill in operation and maintenance of ambulance and equipment.
  • Ability to assume triage and treatment of multiple patients 
  • Ability to assist with patient care using specialized equipment and/or techniques in the hospital.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
  • One year paramedic experience

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Critical Care Paramedic

Virginia Gay Hospital

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Virginia Gay Hospital

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Kim Frank, Director of Human Resources, VGH, 502 N 9th Ave, Vinton, IA 52349

Posted 08/02/18

Job ID: 48814545