Company :Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Responsible for rendering professional advanced emergency medical and critical care to ill or injured patients in collaboration with an RN partner and medical control in the transport environment. Provides patient focused care within the protocols, policies, and procedures of Critical Care Transport . Provides professional emergency care in accordance Pennsylvania protocols. Active involvement with Quality Improvement initiatives. EVOC-maintains and operates emergency vehicle within PADOT regulation and Critical Care Transport policy.
- Collaborates within a multidisciplinary team to establish an appropriate plan of care to safely transport critically ill or injured patients. (20%)
- Provides critical care life support and medical care for the population served according to established standards and protocols and PA DOH regulations. (30%)
- Serves as an ambassador of AHN Critical Care Transport by demonstrating positive professional appearance, language, and conduct within the AHN core behaviors. (15%)
- Provides for safe transport of patients, drives ambulance within PA DOH standards, complies with EVOC operational standards. Monitors and promotes safety of self and others while working in and around transport vehicle. (10%)
- Collaborates with Critical Care Nurse to provide advanced interventions for complex medical, surgical and trauma patients during transport. (5%)
- Participates in Critical Care Transport quality assurance activities including case reviews, monthly Team and Safety meetings. Actively participates in PCC and LEAN team activities. Completes all annual education requirements and training. (5%)
- Completes documentation according to department and regulatory requirements. (5%)
- Ensures medication and supply inventory in ambulance by completing daily checks and stocking ambulance as needed. Maintains storage of medications within established safety and security controls. (5%)
- Other duties as assigned. (5%)
- High School Diploma/GED
- Emergency Medical Technician / Paramedic (EMTP)
- Basic Life Support (BLS)
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
- 3-5 years experience as an EMT/Paramedic
Certified Critical Care Paramedic (CCP-C) or Flight Paramedic Certification (FPC) required within 1 year of hire
Candidates must successfully complete AHN Critical Care education program and achieve Medical Director approval.
- Prior experience with IABP therapy, management of complex ventilator patients, and Cardiac assist devices
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