Ascension Health Paramedic-Emergency Room in Detroit, Michigan

Job ID: 259369

Paramedic-Emergency Room

Detroit, Michigan

Regular/Rotating

Additional Job Information

Title: Emergency Room Paramedic

City, State: Detroit,MI

Location: StJohnHospital&MedCen - 34030

Department: Emergency Department 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Rotating, 36 hours,Weekly

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Emergency Room Paramedic under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Physician provides direct care to patients needing emergency medical treatment.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs urgent and emergent care procedures including EKGs, wound care, vital sign monitoring, medication administration, IV initiation and codes.

  • Monitors patient condition and performs data collection. Communicates findings and patient condition to primary Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Maintains accurate documentation in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the mobilization, ambulation and transport of patients.

  • Performs all responsibilities and competencies of an EMT and performs all other duties and projects as assigned.

  • Responsibilities and/or job duties may be included, excluded, or modified as appropriate for individual sites.

  • Demonstrates personal commitment to the organization's core values.

  • Displays ability to perform unit-specific skills based on unit competency validation process and department-required certifications to be required within department scope.

Qualifications

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Licensed Paramedic obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.

  • One or more of the following:

  • Basic Life Support Provider certification from the American Heart Association (AHA) required. American Red Cross (ARC) CPR for Professional Rescuers card will be accepted upon hire but renewal must be a BLS Provider card from AHA.

Education:

  • Certificate

  • and completion of an acredited Paramedic training course required

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year of work experience preferred.

  • Prefer one year of commensurate work experience.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, click here https://ascension.ttcportals.com/jobs/search/ to search for a job and complete an online application.

Current associates should apply through the Associate Portal at https://ascension.org/associate-landing

Then follow this navigation: myAscension > myLinks > Associate Links > HR > My Career> Job Opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

M/F/Disabled/Vet

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: reasonableaccommodations@stjohn.org . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. John Providence Health System participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

E -Verify (link to E-verify site)