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Community Health Technician, Paramedic (Full-time)

  • Job ID: 34902480
  • 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: $17.05 to $27.07 / hour

Description

UPMC Health Plan is hiring full-time Community Health Technician, Paramedics to help support the Connect Community Paramedics department.

 

The incumbent will primarily work a Monday through Friday schedule. Early mornings will be required when health screenings/events are taking place. Possible overnight travel or weekend coverage will be required when staffing various events/programs.

 

Reliable transportation and management of equipment preparation/equipment return is required.

 

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. They will also assist the Operations Supervisor as required.





Responsibilities:
  • Performs other duties as assigned, as it relates to Community Paramedic support.
  • Performs in accordance with system-wide competencies/behaviors.
  • Perform duties in accordance with scope of Paramedic certification
  • Assist health coaches with patient education as needed
  • Assist with photocopying, marketing material assembly, data input, and phone call follow-up
  • Assist with disease management and other preventive health services, including planning, implementation, service delivery and evaluation of these programs as requested

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

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) OR Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  • Driver's License
  • Paramedic


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