Job Description

Job Title: Paramedic - Casual/Part Time York, PA, LifeTeam
Job ID: 190002DX
Status: Casual
Regular/Temporary: Limited
Hours:
Shift: Variable
Facility: Community Life Team Inc.
Department: White Rose Ambulance
Location: 54 N Harrison Street, York PA 17403

Description

Purpose:

Are you looking for an exciting career in Emergency Management Systems? We are currently hiring for Paramedics at our Community LifeTeam location in York, PA and our team is growing! This is a flexible position and requires varied or rotating shifts including weekends and holidays.  If you are passionate about patient care and looking for a career that offers great benefits and growth opportunities, please apply today!


Responsibilities:
  • Provide advanced life support to critically ill or injured patients in adherence with established protocols and standards of care; assessing online medical command or other resources when appropriate. 
  • Demonstrates competency related to pharmacological interventions.
  • Performs daily equipment check (vehicle, medications)
  • Ensures safe operation of patient laden stretcher employing appropriate stretcher discipline at all times. Maintains safe loading, unloading, adjustment of head of stretcher, and stretcher movement.
  • Completes all official documentation in a timely manner such as payroll, expense reports, orientation forms, etc.
  • Demonstrates the ability to establish a rapport with customers; including the ability to create and sustain a positive relationship; regardless of circumstances, environment, or patient presentation.
  • Demonstrates skills, competencies, and judgment necessary to provide patient care in any environment; using educational resources that are required or made available..
  • Ensures the safety of patients and all others. Utilizes appropriate safety channels to report safety concerns, and uses tools available to enhance a safe work environment.
  • Participates constructively in the peer-review driven quality improvement program.
  • Selects and uses personal protective equipment appropriate to the level of the anticipated hazard.
  • Documents appropriate assessment, interventions, and other pertinent patient information in a timely manner. Collects and promptly processes demographic, medical necessity, and other necessary billing information.
  • Actively participates in the development and training of new staff.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1 year EMS pre-hospital experience at the advance life support provider level preferred
  • Must be able to lift, carry, push and/or pull weight up to 100 pounds.
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions required.
  • Must be eligible to receive medical command authorization by the Medical Director.
  • Have reliable transportation, and be willing to travel to any base site as assigned. 
  • Must be able to successfully complete the prescribed orientation program, including classroom.
  • Must work productively and effectively within a complex environment, handle multiple/changing priorities, and specialized equipment.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • EMT-P certification- PA accredited
  • PA Emergency Services Vehicle Operator (EMSVO) required
  • CPR required based on AHA standards that include both a didactic and skills demonstration component within 30 days of hire
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) or equivalent required
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) or equivalent required
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or equivalent required
  • Driver's License
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator
  • Paramedic
  • Act 33 with renewal
  • Act 34 with renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance with renewal

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

    Salary Range: $18.91 to $28.38 / hour

    Union Position: No

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