Job Description

Job Title: Community Health Tech, Paramedic (Casual)
Job ID: 180000LT
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
Department: E Med Health
Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

UPMC Center for Emergency Medicine is hiring Casual Community Health Tech, Paramedics to help support the E Med Health group. 

This position will work on a casual as needed basis for UPMC Health Plan clinics being held in the Greater Pittsburgh community areas.

The Community Health Technician is responsible for registering and then guiding patients through the health screening /community health process. The technician must set up and calibrate equipment as well as collect patient samples for the purpose of analyzing blood glucose and a total lipid panel. Blood pressure and BMI will also be assessed. Assists the Program Assistant as required.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist health coaches with patient education as needed
  • Assist with disease management and other preventive health services, including planning, implementation, service delivery and evaluation of these programs as requested
  • Assist with photocopying, marketing material assembly, data input, and phone call follow-up
  • Perform duties in accordance with scope of Paramedic certification

Qualifications

  • Paramedic required 
  • Minimum of 1-year experience in public health, EMS, health screenings or other health related field 
  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel Ability to interact effectively with senior management, EMTs/paramedics, and program participants 
  • Reliable transportation 
  • Ability to work early morning hours and weekend hours as necessary

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Previous or current Paramedic certification

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • National Registry Emergency MEdical Technician Paramedic
  • Paramedic
UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $18.03 to $18.03

Union Position: No

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