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PARAMEDIC- FULL TIME .9 FTE - AMB OPERATIONS

at Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Posted: 11/15/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 9744
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  • Position TypeFull-Time
    Requisition ID
    2019-9744
    Category
    EMS
    Location : Location
    US-NM-Espanola
  • Overview


    Job Description
    Type of Opportunity: Full Time
    FTE: 0.900000
    Exempt: No
    Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

    Summary:
    Provide prehospital emergency care and transportation for injured and/or ill patients to city hospitals for the Albuquerque Ambulance Service of Presbyterian healthcare Services.

    Responsibilities


    Responsibilities:
    *Provides prehospital emergency care and transportation for injured and/or ill patients to city hospitals.

    *Maintains current working knowledge and certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

    *Maintains positive communications and collaboration with Emergency Department physicians and staff regarding the definitive therapy administered to patients being delivered for emergency care at their facility.

    *Documentation of patient care using ChartWriter 2000 computerized patient documentation system. Documents and maintains an informative and accurate medical record and initiate charges for each patient treated.

    *Assists in cleaning and maintaining emergency supplies and equipment for the department. Assists in providing preventive and/or routine maintenance to emergency vehicles to ensure proper functioning and safety.

    *Assists in the instruction of Emergency Medical Services students to provide for positive work related experiences.

    *Maintains current working knowledge and certification in defensive driving techniques.

    *Attends departmental staff meetings and/or in-service educational programs and keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and/or publications.

    *Participates in and endorses the established Presbyterian Healthcare Services (PHS) guest relations program.<B

    Qualifications


    Other information:
    High school diploma or GED plus trade or vocational school in paramedicine. Current NM Paramedic License required. One to three years experience in EMS preferred. Current valid New Mexico driver s license is required. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required. Ability to type 20 wpm preferred. Basic MS Windows computer skills preferred. Must be 21 years of age or older with a driving record insurable per PHS policy

    Education:
    Essential:
    * High School Diploma or GED

    Credentials:
    Essential:
    * Emerg Med Tech/Paramedic-NM

    Competencies and skills:
    Essential:
    * CPR
    Nonessential:
    * SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
    * SKILL-Microsoft Office
    * SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
    * SKILL-Written communication

    Benefits


    Benefits
    Benefits are effective day-one (for .45 FTE and above) and include:

    • Competitive salaries
    • Full medical, dental and vision insurance
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
    • Free wellness programs
    • Paid time off (PTO)
    • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions
    • Continuing education and career development opportunities
    • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

    About Us
    Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, it is the state's largest private employer with approximately 11,000 employees.

    Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who have chosen to work here. Starting with Reverend Cooper who began our journey in 1908, the hard work of thousands of physicians, employees, board members, and other volunteers brought Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system, serving more than 700,000 New Mexicans.

    We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

    Known as “The Jewel of Northern New Mexico,” Española sits at 5,500 feet above sea level and is a cultural destination. With a population of more than 10,000, Española offers a community environment that is growing, yet rooted in its southwest culture. Learn more about Española: http://docs.phs.org/cs/groups/public/documents/phscontent/pel_00936933.pdf


    About New Mexico
    New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add in Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

    Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

    New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

    AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. </

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