Flight Paramedic

Job ID: J152239
Company: Allegheny Health Network
Location: Pittsburgh,PA,US
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Rotational (United States of America)
AHN Facility: Allegheny General Hospital
Posted Date: October 16, 2019

JOB DESCRIPTION

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description :

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides emergency and critical care in the prehospital and hospital environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborates within a multidisciplinary team to establish appropriate plan of care to safely transport acutely ill or injured patients.
  • Provides advanced critical care life support and medical care according to established standards and protocols for the age population served according to regulatory requirements.
  • Monitors and promotes safety of self and others while working in and around the aircraft/emergency vehicles.
  • Serves as an AHN ambassador by demonstrating positive professional appearance, language, and conduct at all times in support of AHN and all of its customers.
  • Participates in quality assurance activities such as chart audits and case reviews.
  • Completes required documentation according to regulatory standards.
  • Maintains expected state of transport readiness by maintaining and restocking equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to pass pre-employment physical exam and meet height and weight requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Certificate from accredited Paramedic program
  • Current licensure in good standing PA Department of Health paramedic certification
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
  • Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) OR International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)
  • Flight Paramedic Certification within 1 year
  • 5 years full-time paramedic experience at a high demand emergency service

Preferred

  • Prior flight experience

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BENEFITS

Total Rewards Program

In addition to competitive pay rates and flexible career growth, we show our employee appreciation through a comprehensive Total Rewards package, including:

  • Medical and prescription drug, dental and vision coverages for your and your eligible dependents
  • Health Saving and Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D and disability insurance
  • Employer-sponsored 401(k) plan
  • Paid time off, including paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Volunteer opportunities
  • Voluntary benefits
  • Employee discounts
Wellness Resources and Programs
Employees have access to the following wellness programs and resources:
  • Work-life resources, such as employee assistance programs and financial counseling services
  • 24/7 telephone access to health and wellness coaching to achieve personal goals
  • Onsite pharmacy services at major campuses
  • Fitness center access for all employees inclusive of showers, lockers, and group exercise classes at major Highmark campuses, Allegheny General Hospital & West Penn Hospital
  • Access to chronic condition management programs when enrolled in the employer-sponsored medical plan
  • 100% coverage for preventive exams, including flu shots
  • Incentive program that rewards employees
  • Secure bicycle parking at major campuses
  • Healthy food options at onsite cafeterias
  • Employee networks to gather in the name of health
  • Onsite seated massage and stress management classes including yoga, mindfulness and meditation

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