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Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: REF19543K
The Maryland ExpressCare (MEC) Critical Care Transport Specialist 2 (CCTS2) must be able to function as a member of a highly effective, high-acuity, high-volume critical care transport team. Team members in this role are expected to work collaboratively and respond quickly and appropriately in fast-paced clinical situations requiring immediate action both in and out of the hospital environment.
The CCTS2 has an expanded paramedic scope of practice and provides high-acuity critical care and emergency ground/surface transportation for the following patient populations; Stroke, STEMI, trauma, medical, surgical, cardiac, neurologic, high risk obstetrics, neonatal, and pediatric. The CCTS2 works with physician medical directors, critical care transport nurse specialists, and providers to provide high acuity medical therapies and interventions. This role functions under the authority of (1) MEC clinical guidelines and (2) Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) protocols when appropriate. The position works closely with healthcare providers at sending and receiving facilities to articulate a comprehensive transport plan. The scope of practice includes patients from all age groups.
In addition to transport duties, the CCTS2 also serves as a member of operational teams working on various organizational initiatives.
Principal Responsibilities and Duties
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.
Clinical Practice/Care Delivery
THE MEDICAL HEART OF MARYLAND
Treating over 330,000 patients every year, the University of Maryland Medical Center is at the vital core of Maryland's health care system and community. We're known for our prestigious expertise in innovative research and education, along with the talented staff and advanced centers that make it all possible. The R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, the world's first center dedicated to trauma, treats more than 7,500 critically injured patients a year with an incredible 97 percent survival rate. We also have one of the nation's largest kidney and pancreas transplant programs at The Joseph and Corinne Schwartz Division of Transplantation, home to Maryland's first steroid-free protocol and pancreas/kidney transplant. From our National Cancer Institute-designated UM Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum Cancer Center to The University of Maryland's Children's Hospital, one of the largest pediatric centers in the state, we are dedicated to saving and transforming lives.
*Equivalent course work determination will be made by MEC Medical Director and Nurse Manager
Required to Obtain After Hire:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
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