Flight Paramedic, Transport Team, St. Louis Children's Hospital

Job Description

Job ID: 1187190
Employment Status: Part-Time
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For more than 130 years, St. Louis Children's Hospital has provided exceptional care for children in all 50 states and 80 countries around the world. With its academic partner, Washington University School of Medicine, Children’s is consistently ranked among the nation’s best pediatric hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. A member of BJC Healthcare, St. Louis Children’s Hospital follows one simple mission – to do what’s right for kids. That mission comes to life through medical discovery, innovative therapies and compassionate care. In 2018, Children's expanded with a state-of-the-art, 12-story medical tower. To learn more, visit StLouisChildrens.org, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


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Role Purpose

The licensed Paramedic provides direct patient care support services under the supervision of a registered nurse and or physician in compliance with Hospital and Family and Child Services policies and protocols. Role routinely works with critical unstable patients. Role is responsible for independently performing specified invasive procedures. Role supports critical care air transport services to and from designated inter-hospital patient transports. Also responsible for driving and daily upkeep of the Mobile Intensive Care Units which are used in inter-hospital transfer of patients.


Responsibilities

  • Routinely performs invasive procedures independently and or as directed by the RN; procedures include blood drawing, IV insertion, foley or nasogastric catheter insertion, and intubation.
  • Monitors patients for change in clinical conditions and appropriately communicating that change to RN and Physician accordingly.
  • Provides care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served.


    Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served, this includes adult populations.

    provide care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served, this includes adult populations.
  • Assists with the set up for procedures, obtains specimens as requested, responsible for patient immobilization, and coordinates inter-hospital and intra-hospital transport/transfer of patients by all modes.
  • Assists with the maintenance and/or cleaning of patient care equipment; performs routine equipment function test/calibrations, reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate department. Assists with the inventory of supplies and equipment ensuring adequate supply levels. Operates Mobile Intensive Care Units in a safe manner at all times.

  • 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)
  • Class E Driver's License
  • Paramedic

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

  • 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