Emergency Medicine Services - Baystate Health
Category(s): Allied Health Clinical Professional, Emergency Medicine Services
Full Time / Part Time: Per Diem
Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, and home to Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH). BWH is a community hospital with a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and behavioral health services located in Palmer, MA. The Emergency Department provides 24/7 emergency care with private patient rooms, trauma and behavioral health services is looking for an ED Medic to join our Team!
The ED MEDIC performs a variety of technical tasks and bedside functions as part of the adult and pediatric emergency department care team. Responsibilities include direct patient care, triage, mobility, internal/external transfers, and monitoring. Multiskilled to needs of unit in performing duties relative to all phlebotomy, technical skills, assisting in procedures and EKGs. Expected to manage equipment in conjunction with unit leadership and perform or assist in procedures on unit as an integral team member. Responsible for knowledge of set up and assists in procedures, and patient prep for exams. Possesses knowledge in upholding department goals of patient care by maximizing throughput and expediting care in an emergency setting.
The ED MEDIC may serve on unit or organizational level process improvement/quality committees. The ED MEDIC may be required to assist in training and maintaining staff competencies by working with nursing educators on training materials and skills days.
This description covers the essential functions of the position. Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned. Management has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities at any time.
Member of a Multi-disciplinary dedicated team
PPE and Safety
Professional Development and Growth
Per Diem including possible weekend/holiday rotation
10:00 am to 10:00 pm including weekend/holiday rotation
Position located at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer, MA
Successful completion of a Paramedic program required. Bachelor's Degree, NREMT Paramedic preferred
Current MA Paramedic License required
NIMS ICS 100, 200 HCa
NIMS ICS 700.a
ITLS/PHTLS, NRP Preferred
Current Paramedic experience
Include but may not be limited to:
1. Any procedure/skill approved and validated by Baystate Health
2. IV / IO insertion, care and documentation with validation of competency by Baystate Health
3. Oxygen therapy
4. Airway suctioning (oral and deep)
5. NG/OG tube placement and care
6. Cardiac monitoring
8. Transcutaneous cardiac pacing
9. Phlebotomy – appropriate technique, labeling, type and cross-match
10. Measures, documents and appropriately reports level of pain.
11. Functions effectively in the provision of care to the patient presenting with acute Cardiovascular complaints.
12. Functions effectively in the provision of care to the patient presenting with acute neurological symptoms
13 Functions effectively in the provision of care to the patient presenting in acute distress
14. Recognizes and appropriately reacts to cardiac rhythms
15. Provides a safe environment (e.g. ID bracelets, sharp/medication disposal, crash cart checks etc.)
16. Point of care laboratory procedures as trained/validated by Baystate Health
17. Implements standard BLS, ACLS, and PALS procedures
Please submit resume with online application.
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Certificate: Paramedicine (Required)
Advanced Cardiac Life Support – American Heart Association, Basic Life Support – American Heart Association, Driver License – Other, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) – Paramedic – Other, NIMS ICS 700 Certified – FEMA Federal Emergency Management Institute, Pediatric Advanced Life Support – American Heart Association
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