Paramedic

Location
Snellville, Georgia
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Oct 10, 2017
Closes
Nov 09, 2017
Ref
08621-10444
Specialty
Miscellaneous
Contract Type
Permanent
Eastside Medical Center
is a 310-bed, full-service, acute care medical center with nearly 1,200 employees and 450 affiliated physicians. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission. Eastside has been a leader for 31 years in a wide range of state of the art healthcare, including emergency services, neurosurgery, orthopaedics, womens services, neurosciences, oncology, cardiology and behavioral health. 

Eastside
is seeking a Paramedic to work .

**Must be flexible to work varying shifts and days.**

Apply Online Today to join this great Emergency Team!



 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Maintains clear communication with ER physician and licensed nurse assigned to patient about all patient care issues.
  • Receives patients from EMS personnel.
  • Must have licensed nurse assigned to patient review and co-sign all written or computer patient chart entries.
  • Assists the licensed nurse in triage, to include pre-screening of patients upon arrival to triage area, documentation of information, and the provision of first aid as needed.
  • Monitors patients for arrhythmias, document EKG strips, and reports findings to licensed nurse assigned to patient.

Department Specific Criteria:

  • Documents all interventions performed in EDM at the time of completion.
  • Assists physicians with central line insertions, lumbar punctures, defibrillation, cardio version, pacing, chest tube insertion, thoracentesis, arterial lines, and suturing.
  • Demonstrates use of Life Pak for monitoring/defibrillation/pacing/cardioversion.
  • Answers EMS radios and phones and notifies ED Charge RN of incoming patients.

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