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PARAMEDIC - RAPID RESPONSE TEAM MEDIC (Nights)

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Newport News
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Rapid Response Team Medic, performs under the direction of the Medical Director of the Emergency Department and the ICU Nurse Manager or designee, and is responsible for providing quality patient care which utilizes knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span, is appropriate to the age of the patients served, is family-centered and based on the philosophy of Bon Secours Health System. Employment QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent.Current EMT-Paramedic or EMT-IMust possess and maintain a current BLS Certification (must have ACLS and PALS within 90 days of hire)Proficient in-Patient Assessment, IV Therapy, Intraosseous needle placement, needle decompression, Medication Administration (IV, IM, SQ, SL and PO), 12 Lead EKG Interpretation and Defibrillation/Cardioversion/Pacing.Experience with the use of computers and nursing equipment required 10+ years of EMS experience as an EMT-I or EMT-P strongly preferredCurrently affiliated with an EMS agency as an EMT-I or EMT-P and actively working on the ambulance.Essential Job FunctionsThe Rapid Response Team Medic collaborates with physicians and nursing staff during patient care.Performs Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)/Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) patient care to include airway insertion, defibrillation/cardioversion, IV/IO insertion, medication administration, and rhythm interpretation.Transports and remains with any patient requiring critical care monitoring during testing/procedure (i.e. CT, MRI, Vascular, Nuclear Medicine, etc).Maintains and titrates infusions while caring for critically ill patients during stabilization and transport, to include medication infusions, and IV fluids.Maintains proficiency with interpreting invasive and noninvasive pressure waveforms to include ETCO2, Arterial Line, and SpO2.Responding to medical emergency codes (ie Code Blue, Rapid Response, Code STEMI, Code S, Code OBERT, Code Blue Dantrolene).Maintains knowledge of all policies and procedures and communicates these to patients when appropriate.Demonstrates the ability to work independently, problem solve, and be able to resolve conflict while working under considerable stress.Assists in documentation of all patient care in the Electronic Medical Record. Communicates data and findings to other members of the team.Promotes quality by seeking to continually improve processes and systems to enhance patient care delivery. Provides patient care to Neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatricsBon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.We'll also reward your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/ADAn employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualifyPaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much moreScheduled Weekly Hours:36Work Shift: Nights (United States of America)Department: Nursing Administration - Mary ImmaculateAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.by Jobble

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Newport News , PARAMEDIC - RAPID RESPONSE TEAM MEDIC (Nights), Healthcare , Newport News, Virginia

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