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Paramedic

CHI Health Saint Elizabeth Lincoln, Nebraska
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Requisition ID 2022-247022 Employment Type PRN Department Emergency Services Hours/Pay Period 0 Shift Varies Weekly Schedule PRN, As Needed Remote No Category Paramedic and EMT
Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.


Responsibilities

At the Saint Elizabeth Emergency Department we have state-of-the-art technology that assists our expert staff in evaluating, diagnosing and treating any type of illness or injury.

We have an accredited Stroke Center, a verified Burn Center, and a State of Nebraska designated Level 3 Trauma Center which means that our staff is specially trained to be ready at a moment's notice to treat stroke,burn and trauma patients as quickly as possible.  We are also recognized as one of the nation's top hospitals for quickest response times to heart attacks.

We are home to one of only a few Pediatric Universal bed model units.  Specialty Pediatric care is provided in the same room for all levels of care.  We work in tandem with Emergency Room Providers and Pediatric Hospitalists and Specialist to provide expert care locally.

Professional nursing functions which include assessment, diagnosis, outcome identification, planning, implementation, and professional judgment must remain the responsibility of the registered professional nurse. Activities or portions thereof that may be delegated to assistive personnel are:

  • Administering treatment / interventions
  • Transporting of non-urgent patients
  • Adhering to public Health, Safety and Legal requirements
  • Providing a Safe, Therapeutic and Aesthietic Environment (e.g. infection control, crash cart checks, stocking)
  • Data collection

Activities that nursing shares with other professionals in a collaborative manner may include the following:

  • Resuscitate, stabilize, and facilitate the identification of the primary health problem
  • Interact with community to facilitate continuum of care
  • Specific care procedures


Qualifications

Job Requirements
We are looking for a responsible and compassionate Registered Nurse with top-notch clinical skills, a caring attitude, and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision. It is also important to display excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills as well as the ability to effectively educate patients and their families on the in-home healthcare process.

Additional requirements for this role include:

  • Previous experience as a Paramedic is desirable
  • Previous clinical experience in an Emergency Department or hospital setting is desirable
  • Must have a valid certificate to function as a EMT-P (EMT-Paramedic) in the state of Nebraska or Iowa.

Additional requirements include:

BLS or BLS instructor certification is required upon hire.  Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following:  American Red Cross:  CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute:  CPR, PRO, must say “Professional Level-with AED”, and American Heart Association:  Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. 

ACLS or ACLS instructor certification is required within 6 months.  Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following:  American Heart Association:  Advanced Cardiac Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute:  ACLS, American College of Surgeons:  ATLS (Advanced Trauma Life Support) and American College of Emergency Physician:  ACLS

PALS (Pediatric Cardiac Life Support) or PALS instructor certification required within 6 months.  Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following:  American Heart Association:  Pediatric Advanced Life Support, American Safety and Health Institute:  PALS, Emergency Nurses Association:  Emergency Nursing Pediatric Course (ENPC), American Academy of Pediatrics:  Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP), and American Academy of Pediatrics/American College of Emergency Physicians:  APLS.

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