University of Kentucky
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Requires the ability to lift, carry, push, and/or pull 50-100 pounds on a daily basis; stand, walk, and sit for long periods of time; and be exposed to communicable diseases and injury from intractable patients or sharp instruments.
This position is 20 hrs/week. Shift may include day, evenings, night, and/or swing; will also be required to work some weekend and holidays.
The Paramedic will work in the Level 1 Trauma Center to compliment the nursing role. Duties of this position include, but are not limited to: performing patient care duties utilizing a team approach in collaboration with RNs, MDs, and other members of the comprehensive health care team; and organizing, prioritizing, and delivering direct patient care based on determined scope of practice within the hospital setting.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have clinical care experience, including but not limited to: monitoring vital signs; inserting IVs, NGTs, and urinary catheters; assisting with 12 lead EKGs; assisting with wound care; assisting with suctioning; and completing proper documentation.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
High School diploma or GED preferred. Current Kentucky Paramedic Certification or Licensure required. Nationally registered EMT (NREMT) required. American Heart Association (BLS), ACLS, and PALS certification required. Three years of paramedic experience preferred.
Deadline to Apply
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