Paramedic - PRN Flex Hours, Emergency Department

Cleveland Clinic

Weston, FL

Job posting number: #7122724 (Ref:ccf17733427)

Posted: February 2, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as the No. 4 hospital in the nation, according to the U.S. and World News Report. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. 

We are looking for an Paramedic PRN to join our team of devoted caregivers. Within this role, you will provide immediate medical treatment to injured or ill patients on-site and/or during transport to hospital.

Cleveland Clinic provides what matters most: career growth, delivering world-class care to our patients, continuous learning, exceptional benefits and working for an organization that offers many long-term career paths. Join us and experience a culture where opportunities to advance and the support to get there go hand-in-hand.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains equipment.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness/injury and patient's history from available sources.
  • Determines appropriate independent or collaborative response.
  • Administers appropriate emergency medical care including life support procedures, decontamination protocols, obtaining EKG readings and vital statistics monitoring.
  • May perform fluid/drug administration.
  • If on transport team, they will communicate with medical personnel at hospital, reports/records observations, and follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
  • Also they may navigate ambulance to scene of accident in response to emergency calls.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education:

  • Completion of an accredited EMS-Paramedic training program.

Certifications:

  • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP) in the current State.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) preferred.
  • Current valid State Driver's License (VDL) preferred .
  • State licensure if required by state law.
  • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • One year experience as a EMT-P preferred.
  • Clinical experience through a EMS Paramedic Training program required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.
  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.


By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.


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