PARAMEDIC

Newark, NJ

Job ID: 19NSH10009

Regular Full-time

Jul 29 (106d ago)

EMS

Salary Range:

TT2250: Probationary Rate:$26.24/hr.-Job Rate:$26.74/hr.-Two Year Rate:$27.54/hr.

(MULTIPLE POSITIONS)

 

Qualifications:  The Paramedic must have at least two (2) years EMS experience and two (2) years of EMS driving experience with a good driving record. It is preferred that the Paramedic has completed the Certified Emergency Vehicle Operator (CEVO) training course. It is preferred that he/she and possess a valid Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or Basic Trauma Life Support (BTLS) provider card. The Paramedic must be able to pass a medical evaluation and a respirator fit test and wear an N95 particulate filter respirator mask in accordance with PEOSHA standards as a condition of employment. Bi-lingual English/Spanish skills preferred. Previous experience with electronic medical records preferred. The Paramedic must possess and maintain current and active credentials in good standing (as determined by initial and periodic Primary Source Verification) as follows:
Credential Required: Active, valid certification as a NJ Mobile Intensive Care Paramedic or NJ Mobile Intensive Care Nurse.
Paramedic applicants seeking reciprocity from New Jersey may receive a conditional offer of employment upon successful completion of pre-employment physical exam and background check. A provisional EMT-Paramedic certification from the NJDOH Office of Emergency Medical Services must be obtained prior to starting work. Applicant must obtain New Jersey Paramedic certification in accordance with requirements of N.J.A.C. 8:41A-4.2 to remain employed.
Driver’s license with NJ driving privileges. Driver’s license must be in accordance with the DOT/MVC regulations for the type/size/weight of the vehicle(s) as assigned.
American Heart Association (AHA) BLS for the Healthcare Provider
AHA Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Provider
AHA Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Provider
OR Pediatric Education for Pre-hospital Professionals –Advanced (PEPP-A) Provider
Incident Command System (ICS) Level 100 or higher
National Incident Management System (NIMS) Awareness (FEMA IS-700 or equivalent)
Hazardous Materials Awareness or higher
CBRNE or WMD Awareness or higher

Primary Source Verification: For Mobile Intensive Care Paramedics: NJ Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services For Mobile Intensive Care Nurses: NJ Department of Health, Office of Emergency Medical Services AND NJ Division of Consumer Affairs, Board of Nursing.

 

Responsibilities: The primary purpose of the Paramedic position is to provide and direct pre-hospital Basic and Advanced Life Support (BLS, ALS) in all weather conditions, in concert with other EMS employees and as a member of the patient care team under the direction of a licensed Medical Control Physician (MCP) and under the supervision of an EMS Supervisor, to patients of all ages and from all populations who experience any serious illness or injury, using age and population appropriate equipment and techniques to safely assess, treat, lift and move patients to the transport vehicle, and transport them to an appropriate medical facility, while completing all required documentation and other assigned duties supporting efficient EMS operations and representing UH, and EMS in a positive and professional manner.  

 

University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit www.uhnj.org/hrweb.

 

 

 

 

 

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