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Community Paramedic

  • Job ID: 551799868
  • Status: Full-Time
  • Regular/Temporary: Regular
  • Hours:
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Facility: UPMC Pinnacle
  • Department: Comm Paramedicine Prog
  • Location: 2501 North 3rd Street, Harrisburg PA 17110
  • Union Position: No
  • Salary Range: $19.29 to $28.95 / hour

Description

Purpose:
UPMC Pinnacle is currently hiring a Paramedic for the Community Paramedicine Program. The Community Paramedic is responsible for staffing the daily operations of the Community Paramedicine Program as directed by the Community Health RN Director. Will perform patient checks as directed, and assist with program development as required. The Paramedic fulfills education and experiential requirements as established by the Medical Director, and performs other duties as assigned. Supports and upholds the mission, goals, and objectives, of the UPMC system at all times.

Responsibilities:

  • Carries out home visits as directed. 
  • Contacts Community Health Manager and/or Medical Director with any concerns observed in the field. 
  • Completes documentation in a timely fashion. 
  • Participates in scheduled and unscheduled outreach activities, representing the UPMC system.
  • When on duty, dresses in a manner consistent with the established uniform policy. 
  • Completes assigned duties with the highest degree of responsibility and professionalism. 
  • Ensures that all CP equipment and vehicles are clean and restocked in a timely manner. 
  • Actively participates in quality assurance audits as may be required
  • 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.
  • Performs duties according to CP policies and procedures. 
  • Assists with any additional duties as requested. 
  • Maintains all required continuing education in accordance with UPMC Pinnacle, LifeTeam and state requirements based on level of 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

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

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