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Community Health Technician, Paramedic (limited-casual)

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 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 a current (preferred) or previous Paramedic certification? If so, UPMC may have a perfect fit for you!

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

This position will work on a casual, as-needed basis for UPMC Health Plan clinics being held in the Greater Pittsburgh community areas. A minimum of one shift every 6 months is required. Reliable transportation and management of equipment preparation/equipment return is required.
 

An active Paramedic certification is preferred.
 

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 Community Health Team 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 + current or previous licensure.
  • 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 required.

Drivers License Required
 

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


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   Current UPMC employees must apply in HR Direct