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Paramedic | Spearfish Hospital | Full Time 38 Hours

Spearfish, SD USA Full time 22_2604

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Ensuring the safety and well-being of our patients, visitors, staff, and communities is our deepest commitment at Monument Health. As a condition of employment, Monument Health requires all employees be fully vaccinated * against COVID-19, or have obtained an approved medical or religious exemption, prior to starting employment. 

*Fully vaccinated means it has been at least two weeks since the completion of a COVID-19 primary vaccination series. COVID-19 primary vaccination series is defined as the administration of a single-dose vaccine (such as the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 Vaccine) or the administration of all required doses of a multi-dose vaccine (such as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine (interchangeable with the licensed Comirnaty Vaccine) or the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine).

Pay Rate Range

$18.88

to

$23.60

(Determined by the knowledge, skills, and experience of the applicant.)

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

Required:
Certification - Paramedic Certificate - South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners; Basic Life Support Certificate - American Heart Association; Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certificate - American Heart Association;  Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certificate - American Heart Association

Physical Requirements:
Very heavy work - Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Job Category

Nursing

Job Family

Emergency Services

Department

SPH Emergency Services

Scheduled Weekly Hours

38

Shift

Employee Type

Regular

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