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Community Health Technician, Paramedic

  • Job ID: 437548739
  • 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 a high school diploma or equivalent with a minimum of one year of experience in public health, EMS, health screenings or other health related field? Do you have an active or expired Paramedic certification? If so, UPMC may have a perfect fit for you!

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

This will be 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.
  • 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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