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  • Lead Paramedic - Ambulance - Wheaton, MN
  • Sanford Health in Wheaton, MN, United States
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  • 2 weeks ago

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Sanford Health is one of the largest and fastest-growing not-for-profit health systems in the United States. We're proud to offer many development and advancement opportunities to our nearly 50,000 members of the Sanford Family who are dedicated to the work of health and healing across our broad footprint.

Facility: Wheaton Medical Center
Location: Wheaton, MN
Address: 401 12th St N, Wheaton, MN 56296, USA
Shift: 12 Hours - Varied Shifts
Job Schedule: Flex
Weekly Hours: 24.00
Salary Range: $21.50 - $34.50

Job Summary

Lead Paramedics help provide advanced medical care to patients. Individuals must have the complex knowledge and skills necessary to provide patient care and transportation. Paramedics may need to assist and give direction to additional EMS Responders at the scene and/or during transport. In addition to the Paramedic responsibilities, the Lead Paramedic will be the key contact for EMS while on scene. The individual will help provide support for management and staff. The Lead Paramedic will assist with monitoring productivity and tracking Emergency Medical Services (EMS). This individual will also assist management in the EMS Operations which will include but not limited to; assisting with keeping up with regulations, licensing, staffing, staff education, equipment maintenance, finance, and quality assurance as needed.

The Lead Paramedic will act as a formal resource for the EMS staff. Individuals will assist with patient care in the receiving facility; lifting and moving patients as required. Physical activities include but not limited to will require considerable use of arms and legs and moving of whole body; such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping and handling materials. Paramedics should attend training classes to maintain national certification, state licensure, and keep abreast of new developments in the field, or maintain existing knowledge. Provide welcoming and educational environment for students and complete any academic assessments in a timely manner. Depending on location of position, work hours will vary depending on patient needs.

This may include overtime, call, backup call, nights, days, weekends, and holidays.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent required; Associates Degree in Paramedic Technology or Paramedicine preferred.

A minimum of two years of experience as a paramedic in an Ambulance setting. Must have a thorough knowledge of paramedic principles, practices and techniques, knowledge of how various equipment such as a monitor or defibrillator work and how to troubleshoot problems that may arise.

Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification and must hold national registry status at a Paramedic level.

Depending on state requirements, individuals may need to have a state license. Additional licensures as required depending

upon state; Paramedic (PAR) Certification, National Incident Management Systems (NIMS) Incident Command System

(ICS)100, 200, and 700 completed and continued education hour's as mandated by accreditation. Current Basic Life Support

(BLS), Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) or equivalent, advanced version for paramedics, International Trauma Life

Support (ITLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Neonatal Resuscitation

Program (NRP) preferred depending on location. Additional training provided/workshops and staff meetings are to be

attended as per policy.

Must possess a valid Driver's License and have a good driving record.

Benefits

Sanford Health offers an attractive benefits package for qualifying full-time and part-time employees. Depending on eligibility, a variety of benefits include health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, and a generous time off package to maintain a healthy home-work balance. For more information about Total Rewards, visit https://sanfordcareers.com/benefits .

Sanford is an EEO/AA Employer M/F/Disability/Vet. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request an accommodation for help with your online application, please call 1-877-673-0854 or send an email to talent@sanfordhealth.org .

Sanford Health has a Drug Free Workplace Policy. An accepted offer will require a drug screen and pre-employment background screening as a condition of employment.

Req Number: R-0187014
Job Function: Emergency Medical Services
Wheaton MN USA

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