Paramedic ED

    Cleveland Clinic
    Cleveland, OH 44101
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    Job Description

    Job Details Provides immediate medical treatment to injured or ill patients on-site and/or during transport to hospital.

    • Maintains equipment.
    • Assesses nature and extent of illness/injury and patient's history from available sources.
    • Determines appropriate independent or collaborative response.
    • Administers appropriate emergency medical care including life support procedures, decontamination protocols, obtaining EKG readings and vital statistics monitoring.
    • May perform fluid/drug administration.
    • Communicates with medical personnel at hospital.
    • Reports or records observations.
    • Follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
    • Navigates ambulance to scene of accident in response to emergency calls.
    • Other duties as assigned.
    • Completion of an accredited EMS-Paramedic training program.
    • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP) in the current State; Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
    • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) preferred.
    • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.
    • Current valid State Driver's License (VDL) preferred.
    • State licensure if required by state law.
    Complexity of Work:
    • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
    Work Experience:
    • One year experience as a EMT-P preferred.
    • Clinical experience through a EMS Paramedic Training program required.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.
    • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
    • Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.
    Personal Protective Equipment:
    • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
    Posting ID: 548104890Posted: 2021-02-25Job Title: Paramedic