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Hospital Paramedic - Nights

at Centura Health

Posted: 12/3/2018
Job Reference #: 6382
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Job Description

  • Requisition ID2018-6382
    Department
    SFMC EMERGENCY ROOM
    Facility
    SFMC-ST FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER
    Location
    US-CO-COLORADO SPRINGS
    Shift
    Nights
    Work Type
    Full-Time
    FTE
    0.900
  • Welcome to Centura Health

    Welcome to largest health ecosystem in Colorado and western Kansas. Welcome to living your mission among thousands of people on fire to live theirs too. Welcome to options, possibilities and values that guide exceptional care. Welcome to extremely important industry challenges and opportunities to solve complex problems. Welcome to highly intelligent teams, overflowing community and the wholeness of mind, body and spirit that is Centura Health.

    Flourishing Begins Here

    You have a purpose, unique talents and NOW is the time to embrace it, live it and put it to work. At Centura Health, we value incredible people with incredible skills – but your commitment to a greater cause is something we value even more.

    The Hospital Paramedic will work under the direction of the designated Emergency Department physician, Hospital Paramedic Medical Director and/or the Clinical Manager/ Director of Emergency Services. Performs care for patient(s) in an expanded scope of practice in accordance with CDPHE, physician’s orders, procedures, established standards and administrative policies. Responsible for implementing technical procedures and care to Emergency Department patients safely and effectively. The quality of care and service given will adhere to the philosophy and objectives of Centura Health in order to meet the healthcare needs of patients and their families.

    What You Bring/Job Requirements

    In addition to bringing your whole self to the workplace each day, qualified candidates will need the following:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Three years of experience as a Paramedic provider in an Emergency department and/or pre-hospital 911 response agency or equivalent
    • Strong communication skills; ability to read, write, and speak English
    • Computer skills
    • Current registered Paramedic with the State of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE)
    • BLS (Basic Life Support) and ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) from the American Heart Association upon hire
    • PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support) certification upon hire or within six months of hire/transfer date
    • NRP (Neonatal/Resuscitation Program) preferred; required at free standing Emergency Department
    • ITLS or PHTLS preferred
    • Advanced Paramedic certification preferred, i.e. CCP-C, FP-C, or TP-C

    Physical Requirements: Medium Work - exert/lift up to 50 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 20 lbs. frequently, and/or up to 10 lbs. constantly

    Schedule Details: 7pm - 7am

    Your Connected Community

    When people and places align, incredible things happen. Just like the 21,000+ amazing associates who work here, every community within Centura Health’s connected ecosystem has its own unique history, story and personality.

    Penrose-St. Francis Health Services is a full-service, 522-bed acute care provider in Colorado Springs comprised of Penrose Hospital and St. Francis Medical Center. Penrose Hospital serves as the anchor hospital of Penrose-St. Francis Health Services with 364-licensed beds and the ability to provide tertiary (high tech) medical-surgical services with an emphasis on elective and outpatient care. Established in 1890, Penrose Hospital has grown to become a major health treatment and referral center, specializing in cancer care, cardiac care, emergency trauma care and physical rehabilitation. St. Francis Medical Center opened in 2008 to keep pace with the growing needs of the Colorado Springs’ community on the north side of the city. St. Francis Medical Center features 172-beds and offers a modern Birth Center, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Care Unit, Emergency Department, Level III Trauma Center, Imaging Services, Surgical Services and Critical Care Unit. It also serves as southern Colorado’s home base for the Flight For Life® Colorado air medical helicopter service. It’s an incredible time to join us as we celebrate more than a decade as one of Healthgrades “America’s 50 Best Hospitals” and Magnet Hospital designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) for superior quality in nursing care. With 300+ days of annual sunshine, mild winters and easy access places like Pikes Peak, Garden of the Gods and some of Colorado’s top destination resorts, you will enjoy an incredible lifestyle while having the career you’ve always wanted.

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    Application Instructions

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