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Community Paramedic (Full-time)

  • Job ID: 03999306
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Health Plan
  • Department: CONNECT COMM PARAMEDICS
  • Location: 600 Grant St, Pittsburgh PA 15219
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $17.39 to $27.61 / hour

Description

Do you have an active or previous Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Paramedic certification and at least one year of experience in a health-related field? Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent? If so, UPMC may have the perfect fit for you!

 
UPMC Health Plan is hiring a full-time Community Paramedic to support the Connect Community Paramedics department. This is a Monday through Friday daylight role (work days typically begin at 7:00 a.m. or 8:00 a.m.) and will be based out of the Pittsburgh (Northside - Harbor Gardens), PA office location. Some travel will be required.
 

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. This 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

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent
  • 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. 
  • Ability to work at least one 8-12 hour shift per week.
  • Preferred candidates currently working or living in CONNECT communities and/or Allegheny County.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Active or previous EMT or Paramedic Certification

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Driver's License
  • Act 34 with renewal 


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