Paramedic | Lead-Deadwood Hospital | Full Time – 36 Hours

Deadwood, SD USA Full time 24_1421


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Job Summary

Plans and provides direct patient care specific to diagnosis and age of patient served, under the direction of the Emergency Department physician, on a continuing basis, to obtain optimum health for patient and family, in accordance with accepted hospital standards and policy. Provides BLS and ALS Emergency Care.

Monument Health offers competitive wages and benefits on qualifying positions. Some of those benefits can include:

*Supportive work culture

*Medical, Vision and Dental Coverage

*Retirement Plans, Health Savings Account, and Flexible Spending Account

*Instant pay is available for qualifying positions

*Paid Time Off Accrual Bank

*Opportunities for growth and advancement

*Tuition assistance/reimbursement

*Excellent pay differentials on qualifying positions (extra pay for working evening, nights or weekends)

*Flexible scheduling

Job Description

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with the Emergency physician in the formulation of the individualized plan of care from admission through discharge, as evidenced by documentation and feedback.
  • Consistently identifies patient and significant others teaching needs, participates in and reinforces teaching, including patient/family and significant others, as evidenced by documentation, observation and feedback.
  • Contributes to patient assessment and participates in the implementation of nursing intervention.
  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize an emergency and initiate appropriate response, as evidenced by documentation and observation.
  • Implements plan of patient care after initial assessment by RN and works closely with Healthcare team.
  • Participates in the evaluation of the effectiveness of patient care interventions and contributes to the revision of the plan of care as necessary, as evidenced by documentation, observation and feedback.
  • Demonstrates the ability to start an IV on a patient as evidenced by documentation and/or observation.
  • Performs procedures and treatments according to EMS standards and department protocols as evidenced by documentation and observation.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Additional Requirements

Certification - Paramedic Certificate - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners; Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification - American Heart Association (AHA); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) Certificate - American Heart Association (AHA);  Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate (ACLS) - American Heart Association (AHA)

Physical Requirements: Very Heavy work - exerting over 25 pounds of force constantly (67-100% of the time), and/or more than 50 pounds frequently (34-66% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force occassionally (up to 33% of the time), and/or more than 100 pounds of force seldomly to move objects. Possible exposure to radiation and frequent exposure to contaminated needles and infectious body substances. Requires the ability to work designated shift lengths (including 8 and 12 hours), which may include night shifts or occasional irregular hours.

Job Category


Job Family

Emergency Services


LDH Ground Ambulance

Scheduled Weekly Hours



Employee Type


60 Monument Health Lead Deadwood Hospital

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Monument Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.