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Location: Newark, Delaware
Internal Number: JR57158
Paramedic - Flight/Ground Transportation
Are you ready make the next smart move in your career and join ChristianaCare? The emergency departments at ChristianaCare's two hospitals and the free-standing emergency department in Middletown, Delaware treat a combined total of more than 180,000 patients each year, making our doctors, nurses and support staff among the most experienced emergency medical professionals in the region. Christiana Hospital houses the only adult Level One Trauma Center between Baltimore and Philadelphia. We are seeking a Paramedic for our Pre-Hospital Services team to serve in a hybrid role to serve on our Ground Transportation and Flight Transport Team!
ChristianaCare seeks a Paramedic to work as a member of our transport team to work on both our Ground Critical Care Transport Team (Ground) and our ChristianaCare LifeNet (Flight) team. The Transport Paramedic provides advanced and critical care life support to ChristianaCare patients and in need of ground or air transport within our system, to one of our facilities or to another health care system via ambulance transport or via LifeNet.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Provides advanced life support care from initial contact until the patient is relinquished to the accepting medical facility, maintains detailed patient care documentation.
Assists the transport nurse in providing care for the critically ill and injured patient from contact at referral agencies until care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility, maintains detailed patient care documentation.
Practices within the designated scope of practice as defined by the Board of Medical Practice of the State of Delaware, Christiana Care Health Services, and the Office of Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Standing Orders.
Maintains proficiency in knowledge and psychomotor skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences.
Communicates educational needs to department leadership, maintains skill checklists and continuing education records.
Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established departmental safety rules and practices, reports to supervisor, in a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other employees, patients and visitors.
Attends staff meetings and critical skill sessions as assigned.
Assists in pre-mission check of vehicle/helicopter and equipment.
Serves as a resource for all staff when transporting specialty patients or to referral agencies and as a role model teacher and clinical resource.
Acts as a liaison for our program by communicating with all agencies that may require our services.
Maintains awareness of current issues and trends in critical care transport.
Education and Experience:
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EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
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