Exeter Hospital

Req#13704

Req#: 13704
Full Time,Varied Shifts varied 12 and 24 hour shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays

Staffs the Paramedic Intercept Unit and Emergency Department as an actively participating patient care provider.

 

Requirements:

  • 3‑5 years of providing 911 service at the Paramedic level
  • High School Diploma or GED; Associate's or Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Nationally Registered Paramedic ‑ NH state license within 30 days of hire
  • CPR certified on hire; ACLS/PALS within 90 days
  • Driver license ‑ valid; Satisfactory Driving Record

 

Responsibilities:

  1. Provides Advanced Life Support level services to the community by responding to 911 calls on the Exeter ALS Paramedic Intercept unit. Initiates State of NH patient treatment protocols as appropriate. Presents professionally.
  2. Performs as part of the patient care delivery team in the Emergency Department with responsibilities including: Assessments, Cardiac Monitoring, O2 Therapy, Airway Management, EKGs, Phlebotomy, IV Therapy, Medication Administration, Splinting, Crutch Fitting, Suture set up, Vital Sign measurement and patient discharges.
  3. May accept a full ED patient assignment in collaboration with RN.
  4. Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement programs, safety/environment of care programs and infection control standards.
  5. Monitors the medical condition of patients and documents and reports changes to appropriate personnel. Completes required paperwork and documents all patient care activities in the patient’s electronic medical records, ensuring accuracy of the record.
  6. Functions as part of the rapid response/code team response for the hospital as assigned. Performs basic and advanced emergency measures including airway management, CPR, ACLS and PALS.
  7. Demonstrates working knowledge of all Emergency Department and ALS equipment.  Assists in ordering equipment, checking and maintaining supplies on the ALS intercept unit and in the ED.
  8. Functions as a clinical preceptor for new staff and students.
  9. Other duties as assigned within scope.

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