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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health EMT - Paramedic - Ambulance Service in Lubbock, Texas

This posting serves to establish interested candidates for current open positions at the following locations: Covenant Hospital Levelland, Covenant Plainview, Covenant Medical Center, Covenant Speciality Hospital, Grace Medical Center

The status of the position and shift will vary depending on the location.

There are 3 different shifts; day, evening and overnight. The work hours vary based on location; 8 hour, 10 hour, and 12 hour shifts.

Essential Functions:

  1. Must perform rapid assessment and formulate plan of care for optimum patient outcome.

  2. Must give direct patient care per medical control orders (verbal or written).

  3. Must perform rapid patient assessment to identify and treat life threatening processes.

  4. Must understand and be able to perform special procedures (i.e., defibrillation/cardioversion, external pacing, mechanical ventilation, advanced airways and drug therapy) as described in protocols or policies.

  5. Must accurately interpret ECG’s and pertinent lab values and provide care according to findings.

  6. Must communicate pertinent patient information to facility personnel and physicians.

Covenant Ambulance:

  1. Responds to requests for emergency medical services.

  2. Must perform rapid assessment and formulate plan of care to be used during emergency medical transports and inter-facility transports for optimum patient outcome, Utilizing established guidelines / protocols/ written or verbal orders.

  3. Must perform rapid patient assessment to identify and treat life threatening processes during emergency medical transports or inter-facility transports.

  4. The paramedic must perform their duties in response to 911 or inter-facility request, regardless of weather conditions. Weather will be assess in real time for long distance non-emergency transport to ensure ambulance staff safety.

  5. Maintains inventory of supplies and equipment in the ambulance and station during each shift.

  6. Maintains ambulance and station.

  7. Completes all necessary documentation as directly by policy.

  8. Assist in training new employees.

  9. Assist in precepting students and assist with third party riders per policy.

  10. Able to operate a Covenant vehicle in accordance with all applicable regulations.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

Education: Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement.

Licenses and Certifications:

Texas State EMT-P (Paramedic) certification.

BLS with the American Heart Association and must be obtained within 30 days of employment.

ACLS with the American Heart Association and must be obtained within 30 days of employment.

Covenant Ambulance:

Valid Texas Driver's License.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience:

1 year experience in a healthcare setting

Covenant Ambulance: 1 year experience in Emergency Medical Services

Licenses and Certifications:

NREMT-P, NRP, PALS or ENPC

BTLS or PHTLS provider certification.

Covenant Health System is a faith-based ministry, focused on caring for the whole person - body, mind, and spirit - working with others to improve health and quality of life in our communities.

Thank you for applying with CHS. Your application will carefully be reviewed for the position(s) you have applied for. Please continue to seek career opportunities with us by visiting our web site at www.covenanthealth.org. Your interest in Covenant Health System is appreciated.

Covenant Health System provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant Health System complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.CNA, NA, Nurse Aide

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Other Licensed Technicians

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