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Community Paramedic/EMT (Full-time, flex)

Description

At UPMC, we’re all here for the same reason – to make Life Changing Medicine happen. Join our team and you will play a unique and important role in our mission to change healthcare for the better.

Do you have an active 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, flex Community Paramedic/EMT to support the Connect Community Paramedics department. This position provides a preferred schedule of 32 hours per week. The schedule is flexible, and will be based on department needs. This role will be based out of the UPMC Harbor Gardens Northside Pittsburgh, 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:

  • Interact with EMS personnel, ED staff and Care Management teams as necessary to coordinate care for patients.
  • 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.
  • Schedule and visit patients to complete social ecological assessments and follow up of patients as assigned.
  • Complete all training required in the timeframes established.

Qualifications

  • Highschool diploma or equivalent required.
  • Current licensure + 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.
  • Prefer candidates currently working or living in CONNECT communities and/or Allegheny County.


Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
EMT or Paramedic Certification required

Drivers' license required
 

  • Automotive Insurance
  • Driver's License
  • Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) OR Paramedic


    UPMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disability/Veteran

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