WellStar Health Systems Paramedic in east point, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

WellStar Atlanta Medical Center South is looking for a Paramedic to join their Emergency Room Team!

The Paramedic, under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse is responsible for facilitating age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families, collecting information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The paramedic participates, under the supervision of the RN, in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of health care services and task. The role of the Paramedic also includes patient advocacy, teaching and performance improvement. The paramedic role is not a clinical supervising role. This is a PRN position

Qualifications

Required Minimum Education : High School Diploma or Equivalent. Required Minimum Experience: 1 year minimum of patient care experience. (Preferred)

Required Minimum Certification : Successful completion and certification as a NREMT EMT-Paramedic recommended. Licensed as a paramedic in the State of Georgia. Must be BLS PALS, ACLS or be able to become certified within 1 year of hire. Crisis Management Training (CPI, Healthy Interventions, other) required within 1 year of hire. ASLS (as required by hospital policy). Paramedics shall perform only those skills listed under their licensure level and as further restricted by hospital policies, and only once they have been trained/competency validated on those skills, and credentialed to perform those skills by the hospital. Paramedics shall administer only medication listed under their licensure level and as further restricted by hospital policies, and only once they are trained in the pharmacology of that mediation, and credentialed to administer that medication by the hospital. In addition paramedics shall only administer medication upon a physician’s order.

Required Minimum Skills :

Skill and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

Ability to work as a member of a team.

Basic computer skills

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Emergency Department

Facility WellStar Atlanta Medical Center South

Category Allied Health

City East Point

Shift Nights

State Georgia