• Paramedic

    Job Number
    247238
    Facility
    Banner Churchill Comm Hosp
    Department
    Ambulance Service-Misc
    Address : Street
    801 East Williams Ave
    Address : Location
    US-NV-Fallon
    Work Schedule
    Varied
    Position Type
    FT: Full-Time
    Posting Category
    Emergency Services
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    The Ambulance Service for Churchill County and is part of Banner Churchill Community Hospital. The EMS crew does approximately 4,000 runs annually. This position would staff a swing shift 3rd crew 4 days per week.

     

    Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

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    About Banner Churchill Community Hospital
    Located in Fallon, Nev., Banner Churchill Community Hospital is a 25-bed licensed hospital offering the most comprehensive array of medical services in rural northern Nevada. We provide comprehensive and emergency care, including an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. This makes us one of only two hospital-operated paramedic/EMT/EMS providers in northern Nevada. Our location in Fallon - a short drive from both Reno and Lake Tahoe - offers a wealth of lifestyle advantages, including rustic, rural charm, along with a recreational wonderland of outdoor sports, such as boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, horseback riding and off-roading.

     

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    Job Summary

    This position provides pre-hospital evaluation, treatment and transportation of sick and/or injured victims of all age groups. Operates in emergent, non-emergent and/or transfer situations at an Advance Life Support level, if necessary, until arrival at a difinite care facility.

     

    Essential Functions

    • Provides pre-hospital medical care for pediatric through geriatric populations, which includes assessing patient condition, rendering of appropriate care, utilizing appropriate invasive treatments, administering medications and interpreting EKGs.

     

    • Operates an assigned vehicle in emergent and non-emergent situations and in varying weather conditions, providing safe, reliable and timely transport to a designated point of service.

     

    • Performs general care and maintenance of vehicles. Performs daily vehicle inspections, completes and accurately inventories narcotics, and inspects medical equipment, supplies and medications assigned to the department.

     

    • Maintains complete and accurate patient care reports (PCRs), prepares and maintains logs and/or other applicable records during assigned shift.

     

    • Oversees daily shift operations and associates assigned to shift.

     

    • Demonstrates age specific competency for applicable patient populations.

     

     

    Minimum Qualifications

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Depending on state of practice, EMT-Basic or higher with IV certification or Paramedic Certification within the state of practice and maintenance thereafter. Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications on date of hire as required by state regulatory agency or as required by work location and maintenance thereafter.Valid Driver's License on date of hire and maintenance thereafter.Depending on work location may be required to obtain Ambulance Attendance licensure within 30 days of hire, and maintenance thereafter.

    Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Skilled in reading, writing and comprehending English. Skilled in comprehending and following written and verbal instructions. Skilled in remaining calm in emergency situations. Skilled in operating a variety of modern office equipment. Skilled in operating a variety of ambulatory tools and equipment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

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