Paramedic ERT | Emergency Department | Elkhart General Hospital at Beacon Health Systems in Elkhart, Indiana

Posted in General Business 9 days ago.

Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

    • Reports to the Director, Patient Care Services. Under the supervision of a Registered Nurse, performs paramedic procedures and within the scope of practice as defined by the National EMS Education standard. Provides a safe and clean environment for patient care. Assists with both internal and external patient transport.


    • MISSION: We deliver outstanding care, inspire health, and connect with heart.

    • VALUES: Trust. Respect. Integrity. Compassion.

    • SERVICE GOALS: Personally connect. Keep everyone informed. Be on their team.


    • Education and Experience
      • The knowledge, skills and abilities as indicated below are normally acquired through the successful completion of an Indiana State EMS-approved Paramedic course and achievement and maintenance of Indiana Paramedic Certification. One year of previous experience as a Paramedic is preferred.

    • Knowledge & Skills

      • Requires current competence in CPR, ACLS, PALS or PEPP, and PHTLS or ITLS and other required skills with meticulous adherence to sterile techniques and universal precautions.

      • Requires completion of a medication administration learning module and competency validation within four weeks of Emergency Care Center start date.

      • Demonstrates interpersonal skills necessary to deal tactfully and effectively with physicians, nursing staff, patients, families and other staff members.

      • Demonstrates effective guest relations behaviors.

      • Demonstrates effective communication skills (both verbal and written).

      • Demonstrates organization skills and the ability to work independently, set priorities and accomplish goals.

    • Working Conditions

      • Works in a patient care environment requiring physical exertion, frequent changes in job demands, certain undesirable patient care activities and exposure to biohazards.

      • Operates patient-related equipment.

      • Must be able to report to work location within 30 minutes when on call.

    • Physical Demands
      • Requires the physical ability and stamina (i.e. to walk/stand for prolonged periods of time, push carts/wheelchairs up to 50 pounds, to position/lift patients at a maximum of 35 pounds unassisted, over 35 pounds requires assistance, provide CPR, visual acuity to observe patient, etc.) to perform the essential functions of the position.