Job Description

Job Title: Community Paramedic (part-time, 16 hours)
Job ID: 716988
Status: Part-Time
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: Center for Emergency Medicine
Department: CONNECT Commun Paramedic
Location: 230 Mckee Place, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
As one of the longest running community paramedic programs in the nation, the CONNECT Community Paramedic Program serves Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. We are looking for individuals who are interested in joining the ranks of this exciting and new role for EMS providers.

 

The Community Paramedic is responsible for staffing the daily operations of the CONNECT- Community Paramedic Program. The Community Paramedic is responsible for caring for vulnerable patients in their home or other community setting to provide health promotion, disease management, care transitions and other services as needed. Position is grant-funded and will only last as long as funding remains available for the program.

Responsibilities:

  • Complete all training required in the timeframes established.
  • Contact and help patients enroll in various social service programs as necessary to help patients close gaps in care.
  • Document and report all findings as requested.
  • Interact with EMS personnel, ED staff and Care Management teams as necessary to coordinate care for patients.
  • Schedule and visit patients to complete social ecological assessments and follow up of patients as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of one (1) year of 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.
  • Ability to work at least one 8-12 hour shift per week.
  • Prefer candidates currently working or living in CONNECT communities and/or Allegheny County.

 

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Automotive Insurance
  • Driver's License
  • Active or previous EMT or Paramedic Certification

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $16.23 to $25.77

Union Position: No

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