Northwell Health Paramedic (PD) in New York, New York

Req Number 0027TH

Job Description

To respond to calls for out of hospital emergency medical

services and provide appropriate and high quality medical care to victims of

injury or illness, as authorized by regional standing delegated orders or

through online medical control. This is a highly visible position in the

community and, as such, Paramedics shall interact with patients, the public,

members of other agencies and departments with a high degree of courtesy,

professionalism, and respect and always with the welfare of the patient and the

public in mind.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"1. Responds

to emergency calls received through the 911 system, evaluates the nature and

acuity of illness or injury, establishes patient care priorities, administers

appropriate pre-hospital care, and provides the necessary transportation for

patients to the appropriate medical facility. All of the aforementioned duties

must be accomplished within the protocols and regulations set forth by Lenox

Hill Hospital, the Fire Department of New York, the, Regional Medical Advisory

Council of New York City, and the New York State Department of Health.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"2. Provides appropriate verbal communication and

prepares thorough written documentation of the condition and treatment of the

patient, at the scene and during transport, and any other information pertinent

to Emergency Department staff for diagnostic, recordkeeping, legal, or billing

purposes.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"3. Maintains

a safe environment for patients, emergency personnel, and the public through

the use of sound judgment, personal protective equipment (i.e. gloves), and

constant equipment checks. This includes ensuring sanitary conditions of

equipment, vehicles, and other hospital property. Checks vehicles and equipment

for compliance with NYS DOH, FDNY, Lenox Hill Hospital, and manufacturer's

standards.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"4. At

all times interacts with patients, members of the public, members of other

agencies or departments with a high degree of courtesy, professionalism, and

respect.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"5. Maintains

familiarity with emergency and prehospital medical care by constantly keeping

up to date with the latest practices. Maintains knowledge of REMAC treatment

protocols, Lenox Hill Hospital policies and procedures, and Fire Department of

New York operating guidelines.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"6. Performs

and participates actively in Continuing Medical Education, Clinical Continuous

Quality Improvement, and other departmental programs, goals and objectives as

directed by the supervisory staff or the Director.

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mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"7. Operates

hospital ambulances with due regard and in a safe manner, as indicated by NYS

DMV, NYS DOH, and Lenox Hill Hospital.

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*ADA

Essential Functions

Qualifications

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mso-outline-level:1;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"* High

School Diploma or equivalency.

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mso-outline-level:1;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"* NYS

DOT EMT-P Level 4, NYC REMAC Certification.

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mso-outline-level:1;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"* NYS

DMV Drivers License.

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mso-outline-level:1;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"* Minimum

one (1) year experience with a 911 Emergency Medical Services

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mso-outline-level:1;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1"* Working

knowledge of electrocardiogram monitoring equipment, able to

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with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, and

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mso-outline-level:1;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1" Excel.

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minimal direct supervision. Ability to adapt to unique and challenging

environmental conditions. Ability to follow directions. Ability to make rapid

and appropriate decisions. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Team

Player.