Paramedic - Emergency Department
About the Job
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 most integrated healthcare provider 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.
Paramedic ED Reports to Manager of Emergency Department. Emergency Department Paramedic is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed care givers who ensure that patients, families and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care. Practice in a clinical environment that is administered by Nurse Managers and other leaders.
As an integral member of the Emergency Department team, the Paramedic will support treatment in the hospital emergency department (ED). Paramedic will be required to assist with patient care treatment in conjunction with a Registered Nurse (RN) that directs plan of care, team goals, and performance. Paramedic shall cover the range of services provided in a medical treatment facility in accordance with O.C.G.A.§ 31-11-59 which outlines the services of paramedics in hospitals and defined hospital specific duties. In addition, the Paramedic promotes and restores patients’ health and the overall patient experience by collaborating with physicians, RNs, and multi-disciplinary team members, and providing support to patients, families and significant others.
It is expected that all Emergency Department Paramedics possess a Georgia Paramedic license and the national registry certification for paramedics. Must be knowledgeable and adhere to the scope of paramedic practices as outlined in the Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Public Health Office of Emergency Medical Services scope of practices. As a member of the patient services team, it is expected that the individual upholds the voice of the patient, system policies and procedures while supporting service excellence goals
Required Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from an accredited paramedic training program.
Required Minimum Certification: AHA-BLS, ACLS and PALS required. Licensed Paramedic by the by the State of Georgia.
Required Minimum Experience: Two years of experience as a paramedic in the field or in a hospital setting.
Required Minimum Skills: Ability to read, write and speak English language. Optimize the use of technology to support clinical care and holds basic computer skills. Strong interpersonal, collaborative skills along with customer service skills required. Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and respond to emergencies, using a decisive, composed and respectful manner. Possess excellent time management skills. Provide care using evidence and analytical skills along with possessing strong critical thinking skills.
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. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today!