Altru Health System

Paramedic

Location
Grand Forks, ND
Salary
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Posted
Jul 30, 2020
Ref
26138
Industry
Healthcare
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Job Summary

The Paramedic responds to all emergency calls, keeping patients and family members informed, while following all standard protocols. The Paramedic demonstrates safe driving habits in emergency and non-emergency situations and helps maintain equipment and vehicles.

Essential Job Functions
  • Responds to ambulance calls for the entire region.
  • Provides coverage for various special functions throughout the Grand Forks community and surrounding areas, i.e., races, sporting events, city sponsored events.
  • Performs and documents assessments according guidelines and/or as patient condition requires, i.e., vital signs, intake and output, IV's, blood sugars, room/caregiver assignment, etc. and ensures patient is properly identified.
  • Works in the Emergency Room assisting the RNs with triage and critical patient care.
  • Identifies patient/patient's family needs, documents and plans in order to meet those needs, i.e., counseling, etc.
  • Works as a cohesive team with First Responders. Creates a smooth transition of care. Provides feedback and follow-up to First Responders as necessary.
  • Transports patients to all internal departments at Altru Hospital, as well as to Fargo, Minneapolis, and Rochester and is a member of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) transport team.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or needed to meet the needs of the department/organization.

Education & Experience

Paramedic with National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians; Prior to Start Date

Driver's License with Acceptable Driving Record with Current State Licensed; Prior to Start Date

Paramedic with North Dakota Board of Health; Within 1 month of Start Date

Paramedic with Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board; Within 1 month of Start Date

BLS and ACLS Certified with American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 months of Start Date

Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) with American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR for Prof. Rescue; Within 2 months of Start Date

Nurse Aide with North Dakota Board of Health; Within 4 months of Start Date

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