PURPOSE OF THIS POSITION
The purpose of the HANCO EMS Paramedic is to deliver pre-hospital and trauma care within the scope of their specific certification level. Pre-hospital and trauma care must be rendered in compliance with the established medical protocol developed and approved by the Medical Director as well as all state and federal laws.
HANCO EMS is the primary 911 Provider for the local community and also provides a wide spectrum of medical transport services.
- Duty 1: The primary duty of the Paramedic is to deliver pre-hospital and trauma care within the scope of their specific certification level. This obligation includes but is not limited to: Scene survey, Triage and assessment, Extrication, Stabilization, Treatment, Transporting, and Communication
- Duty 2: No employee shall recommend a specific physician/hospital. All patients will be as transported to the nearest appropriate hospital or medical facility. This may be deviated from for patient's personal preference taking in to consideration proximity of facilities, current resources, and severity of the situation.
- Duty 3: Completes all required reports in an accurate concise manner, obtaining required signatures and providing the receiving medical facility with a copy of the run report. Patient confidentiality is a high priority! Only the executive officers are permitted to release information to the news media. Discussion of runs or company business will be limited to debriefing sessions.
- Duty 4: Accurately records all required information into the Ohio State Reporting program.
- Duty 5: Restocks all supplies used on the call for service and confirm that all equipment used has been retrieved and is returned to its appropriate location.
- Duty 6: Sanitizes and disinfects the transport vehicle and equipment when indicated.
- Duty 7: Participates in all debriefing sessions.
- Duty 8: Keeps up with job related updates in pre-hospital procedures and regulations.
- Duty 9: Participates in monthly training events or CEU classes to maintain respective certification and licensure.
- Duty 10: Performs daily and weekly vehicle inspections and at the same time becoming knowledgeable on the placement of all equipment including equipment located on the Mobile Intensive Care unit.
- Duty 11: Performs daily and weekly vehicle inspections and at the same time becoming knowledgeable on the placement of all equipment including equipment located on the Mobile Intensive Care unit. Becomes proficient in the operation of all equipment carried on each response vehicle.
- Duty 12: Participates in building/grounds maintenance.
- Ohio Division of EMS certification as a Paramedic
- Any Paramedic level certification from another state must apply for ODPS EMT certification through the process of reciprocity. (ODPS card must be obtained prior to orientation)
- Current Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
- Current Healthcare Provider Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- A valid driver's license is required (if you do not have a valid Ohio driver's license you must obtain one within 30 days of your residency in the state).
- You must meet BVHS's company fleet policy, auto insurance requirements and meet any other requirements that may be required to operate a vehicle.
- Positive service-oriented interpersonal and communication skills required.
- Individual must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patient served on his/her assigned unit/department. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span and possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patient's requirements relative to their age-specific needs and to provide the care needed as described in the area's policies and procedures.
Within 6 months of employment
- Current Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
- NIMS IS-100, 200, 700 and 800 (National Incident Management System)
- NIMS ICS 300 and 400
- HazMat Awareness Level
- International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), or Pre-hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)
Within 1 year of employment
- Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP)
- CEVO (Coaching the Emergency Vehicle Operator course)
Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, sitting for long periods of time, and handling of materials. The ability to lift and maneuver and walk up and down stairs carrying 120 pounds or more with assistance and without difficultly.
This position is classified “at risk” for possible occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens (HBV, HIV, etc).
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