We're a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”
Perform direct patient care including assessment, evaluation, basic and advanced life support according to the goals of Mercy Health System. the philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy Standard of Care and Employee Code of Conduct. Field Supervisors also perform clerical, maintenance duties and act as preceptors of EMT and Paramedic students. Also supervisor EMTs and Paramedics in daily routine and pre-hospital care setting. Field Supervisor make operational decisions in the absence of Manager-Regional EMS or Supervisor-Operations and instruct EMT and Paramedic on inservice training, education and driving. The incumbent in this position shall carry out his/her responsibilities and integrate into his/get style of management, the Mercy Philosophy of caring for the sick and suffering, respect for human life, and the dignity of each person, applying Christian values to all crucial human issues in the area over which he/she has responsibility. Performs related duties as assigned.
Licensure: Paramedic (EMT-P license for the state of practice, valid drivers license.
Experience: Applicants must be at least 21 years of age.
Certifications/Registration: Hazmat awareness level training, ACLS at hire, PALS within 6 months of hire/transfer.
Other: Maybe required to work differing shifts and schedules. Unimpaired mobility. Must be able to respond quickly to ambulance, must be able to access patients in difficult terrain, must be able to climb stairs, must be able to work in close and dangerous environments such as damaged vehicles, must be able with partner to carry equipment and patients. Must be able to perform strenuous physical requirements such as CPR, lifting and moving of equipment and patients in a variety of environmental conditions. Must be able to perform required medical skills and techniques. Must have correctable vision acceptable for day and night operation of emergency vehicles, must have color acuity adequate for determination of skin and blood color, must be able to read medication dosages on drug labels and syringes. Must be able to hear and understand information provided by patients, family or bystanders; must be able to hear breath sounds and accurately determine auscultated blood pressures; must be able to differentiate separate conversations in active, distracting environments; must be able to hear and understand radio traffic when responding with lights and sirens. Must be able to speak and enunciate clearly and at a level audible to others in loud conditions, must be able to speak clearly in stressful situations, must be able to verbally communicate with patients, families and other emergency service personnel. Incumbents will be required to successfully satisfy the physical demands of the role. This will include a pre-hire and annual fitness for duty test.
Equipment Used: Mobile and portable communications equipment, Monitor/Defibrillator/Pacer, approved stretcher, stair chair, backboard, scoop type device, variety of bags and kits, assigned ambulance, computer, FAX, printer and other office related equipment.
Preferred Education:Associates Degree or equivalent experience.
Preferred Licensure: TLS Provider
Preferred Experience: Emergency Services or related Leadership experience, 3 years Paramedic experience, teaching experience.
Preferred Certifications/Registration: NIMS 300 and 400.
We Offer Great Benefits:
Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!
We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.
At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.
What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.
Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.
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