Dignity Health Paramedic - Barrow Mobile Stroke Unit (BESTU) in PHOENIX, Arizona
Located in the heart of Phoenix, Ariz., St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center is a 586-bed, not-for-profit hospital that provides a wide range of health, social and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. St. Joseph's is a nationally recognized center for quality tertiary care, medical education and research. It includes the internationally renowned Barrow Neurological Institute, the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center, the Norton Thoracic Institute, a campus of Creighton University's Medical School and the first Level I Trauma Center in Arizona verified by the American College of Surgeons. U.S. News & World Report routinely ranks St. Joseph's among the best hospitals in the United States for neurology and neurosurgery. For more information please visit our website at .
We have an exciting and unique opportunity for an experienced Paramedic to work on the Barrow Emergency Stroke Treatment Unit (BESTU). The Paramedic will respond to 911 calls for emergency medical assistance as a member of the BESTU team. Performs patient care related tasks. Provides direct patient care under supervision of Nurse. Assist in the evaluation of the patient's condition at the scene. Obtains and records patient vital signs. Performs EKGs and POC testing. Assists Physician/Nurse with diagnostic tests, clinical procedures, and other tasks as requested. Communicates patient needs and observed/reported changes in patient condition to supervising Nurse or Physician. Documents all interactions in patient's medical record. Operate and maintain ambulance equipment. Adhere to established medical protocols and procedures as well as legal guidelines and health and safety standards. Keep abreast with new treatment and medical procedures through continuous training. Assist in Emergency Department with similar duties when not involved in BESTU response.
AZ CEP (Arizona Certified Emergency Paramedic)
ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) within six (6) months of hire (American Heart Association)
PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) within six (6) months of hire (American Heart Association)
CPR (American Heart Association)
Current Valid AZ Driver's License with satisfactory DMV report on file.
Municipal Fire Department experience
Direct Patient Care experience
NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program Provider)
NREMT-P (National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians - Paramedic).
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Job ID 2018-55448
Employment Type Full Time
Department Emergency Services
Hours / Pay Period 72
Facility St Josephs Hospital and Medical Center
Standard Hours 7a-7:30 p.m.