BJC Careers

Advanced Practice Paramedic FT Christian Hospital

Saint Louis, MO
Clinical Services and Support


Job Description

Job ID: 1174159
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Christian Hospital is an acute-care community hospital with 220 staffed beds, located in north St. Louis County. As a founding member of BJC HealthCare, the hospital has an expert medical staff and a diverse workforce of nearly 2,000 health care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances. Christian Hospital is nationally recognized for stroke care and cardiology, and highly regarded for its excellence in emergency medicine, robotic surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, pulmonology and wound care.

Our Northwest HealthCare campus, located six miles west of Christian Hospital in Florissant, offers the community 24-hour emergency care as well as a variety of outpatient services and physician practices.


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Role Purpose

An Advanced Practice Paramedic (APP) that has a comprehensive knowledge base and is able to diagnose and provide care for a broad range of medical emergencies. Provides advanced-level medical care including evaluation, treatment, primary care and stabilization to the ill and injured.


Responsibilities

  • Conducts post-hospital release follow-up care including, but not limited to, monitoring medication, dressing changes, and checking vital signs.
  • Takes Emergency Department observation patients home, and conducts observation, provide needed care and report back to the physicians in the Emergency Department.
  • Reduces length of patient stay, by taking appropriately admitted patients home and monitor status, provide care and report back to physicians.
  • Conducts physical exams in patient's homes and follow up with physician as needed.
  • Observes, records, and reports to physician, patient’s conditions and reactions to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Critical Care Course
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Mobile Integrated Health
  • Paramedic

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer