Pediflite Paramedic - Le Bonheur Children's - Jonesboro, AR - Full Time - 24/12 Job
Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Location: AR, US
Responsible for the primary care of ill/ injured patients at the
referring facility and during transports to the receiving facility.
Responsible for relaying information regarding the patient
condition to the medical control physician and working with team
members and medical control to develop an individualized, evidence
based, plan of care for each patient. In addition, complies with
Pedi-Flite policy and procedure, hospital policies, and regulatory
agency requirements. Participates in quality improvement and
marketing for the Pedi-Flite program and serves as an educator and
special resource provider of critical care services. Models
appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and
Completion of accredited Paramedic program.
Two (2) years experience driving an ambulance and five (5) years of
experience as an Emergency Medical Technician, at least three (3)
of which must be as a paramedic.
Valid class D drivers license with F endorsement and acceptable MVR
and insurability (Tennesse residents only)
Must obtainMississippi EMS Driver certification (Mississppi
residents only) within six months of date of hire.
Current licensure as a Paramedic in the state where work is
Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Transfers are required to
have current BLSCertification.
CPR, PALS & ACLS certifications
Must have NRP, PBTLS (or equivalent), & STABLE certifications
within one year of date of hire.
Skill and proficiency in the principles, concepts, and techniques
of the EMS profession.
Requires knowledge of both routine and special procedures as
assigned by RN or physician.
Interpersonal skills sufficient to interact effectively with
members of the healthcare team, community, patients and families.
Must be able to provide comfort, support, encouragement, and
effective instructions in interactions with patients and their
Knowledge of pharmacology and the side effects of medications
Requires familiarity with equipment and supplies related to field
Ability to perform computerized data entry and navigate in a
A good basic understanding of the concepts of aseptic and sterile
techniques to prevent spread of infection to patients, self and
Requires sufficient knowledge to observe and report changes in
Key Job Responsibilities
Participates in transports in accordance with Pedi-Flite policy and
procedure, practice standards under medical direction, and within
the requirements of regulatory agencies.
Completes responsibilities to assure readiness for transport.
Serves as a critical care resource person for the hospital
Participates in approved educational and marketing efforts and
activities, both internal andexternal.
Maintains accurate medical and non-medical records.
Participates in Pedi-Flite team meetings.
Participates in Pedi-Flite Quality Improvement Process.
Maintains mandatory requirements to be a transport team member, and
seeks opportunities to renew these requirements without prompting,
prior to the expiration date.
Performs specific duties as a transport Paramedic .
The physical activities of this position may include climbing,
pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling,
stooping, and repetitive motion.
Must have good balance and coordination.
The physical requirements of this position are: heavy work -
exerting up to 150 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 50 lbs.
of force frequently.
The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including
color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an
activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data
and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or
Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or
Ability to react quickly and appropriately to emergency
Due to aircraft restrictions, weight must be 230 pounds or
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