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Advanced Paramedic Emergency Services Lakeside Campus - Full-time Mixed Shifts

at Hospital Corporation of America

Posted: 10/17/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 02560-14925

Job Description

Advanced Paramedic - Tulane Lakeside Campus

Fromits humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a majoracademic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders.Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining thepractice of medicine along the way.

At Tulane Medical Center, ourmission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the careand improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usuallythink about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment tothem. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of anorganization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. Thedegree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service ishighly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.

We are committed to providing youa Healthy Work Environment and rewarding career. These principles reflect ourcommitment to you in five areas: Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation andRewards, and Staffing.

As a member of the Tulane MedicalCenter (TMC) family, you can be assured of:

  • A safe place towork.
  • Having thetools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
  • Open andavailable communication with your supervisors and the leadership of yourfacility.
  • A fairapplication of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
  • Fair andunderstandable compensation and benefits.

Position Summary:

The ER Paramedic may provide services thatare within the scope of the ER Paramedic's LA Paramedic Certification withoutphysician supervision and direction and is responsible for implementingtechnical procedures and care to Emergency Room patients safely andeffectively. Any service provided directly to a patient must be pursuant toprotocols, procedures and policies of the Hospital and pursuant to an EmergencyProvider's order and in accordance with the applicable standard of care and therequirements of this Job Description, and validated by competency assessmentunder the License of the Physician Medical Director. The ER Paramedic reportsto the Director of Emergency Services. The quality of care and service givenwill adhere to the philosophy and objectives of HCA in order to meet the healthcareneeds of patients and their families.  TheER Paramedic may not perform any of the prohibited functions listed in this JobDescription. 


II.        PositionRequirements:  (Minimum qualifications forthe position)

  • Education:  Current certification/Licensure in the Stateof Louisiana as a Paramedic.  EMT-Prequired.  Current AHA BLS HealthcareProvider, ACLS Provider, PALS Provider and CPI within 6 months of hire.
  • Experience:  Minimum 2 years of experience as a field Paramedicwith an EMS agency and/or clinical experience working in a hospital.

Current clinical competency must be demonstrated and additionaleducation/training may be required by Tulane hospital employing the ERParamedic.  Competency assessment,training, education and performance review shall be the sole responsibility ofthe hospital that employs the ER Paramedic.