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Paramedic - PRN - Lenox Clinic

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   8/31/2017
Job Title: 
Paramedic - PRN - Lenox Clinic
Job Category:   Clinical:Emergency/EMT/ER/Paramedic
Location:   Lenox
Iowa
 
Job Description:   **Paramedic - PRN - Lenox Clinic** **Description** CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com. Incorporates Alegent Health’s mission, vision and values in all aspects of daily work. Functions within the scope of practice of a Critical Care Paramedic as defined within state regulations. Performs/directs patient care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, assessment, accurate documentation and maintain timely patient flow. Provides patient care and performs patient care procedures, including wound cleansing and dressing, immobilization, medical administration under medical direction, IV insertions, and re-assessment of patient condition and status. Provides any and all ACLS interventions including but not limited to endotracheal intubation and cardiac defibrillation. Performs role of Critical Care Paramedic during Trauma Alerts. Assists in providing patient care in other areas of the clinic but not as a Critical Care Paramedic. Consults as needed with Ambulance Team Lead, Nurses and Clinic Providers regarding patient condition and treatment. **Qualifications** QUALIFICATIONS: Experience * Minimum 6 months experience in pre-hospital setting is preferred. * Previous hospital experience as a nurse extender within past 48 months helpful Education and/or Licensure-Certification: Required: * Must be at least 21 years of age. * Current Paramedic Certification * BLS Certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. * ACLS certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Heart Association: Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute: ACLS, American College of Surgeons: ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician: ACLS * Must obtain and maintain State of Iowa Limited Practice Radiographer Certification within 12 months. Knowledge/Skill/Abilities: Knowledge of: * Have knowledgeable of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards. * Must demonstrate high level of motivation, team orientation; professionalism and place a high value on treating other with dignity and respect. * Possess strong assessment and prioritization in skills; BLS certification, good communication skills, problem solving abilities and professional trust. * Has ability to function in a fast paced dynamic environment. * Must understand common safety hazards and precautions to establish safe work environments and patient care environment. * Must understand organizational policies, procedures, and regulations. * Organizational policies, regulations and procedures * Medical equipment and instruments * Risk management, quality improvement and infection control * ICD-9 and CPT coding skills * Insurance protocols * Radiology equipment * Radiology safety hazards * Body mechanics and patient movement **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** IOWA-LENOX-CHC LENOX **Daily Schedule** 12 or 24 hour shifts **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0126704
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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