Paramedic - Emergency - FT - Days
Position is Full Time, located in the Main Emergency Room
The Paramedic in the Emergency Department at Northwest Medical Center Provides advanced life support care to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patients and assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, dispenses antiseptic solution to prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performs other emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride.
Carries out therapeutic measures for patients in the Emergency Department while working with the emergency team as directed by the Administrative Medical Director or online qualified physician (per R9-25-204, 205), and ED Nursing Leadership.
Shifts are scheduled for 12 hours and additional hours and shifts are possible per the needs of the department.
Morning shift-7:00 am-7:00 pm
Afternoon shift 11:00 am-11:00 pm
Evening 3:00 pm- 3:00 am
Nights 7:00 pm - 7:00 am
High School diploma/GED preferred or equivalent experience required.
Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training.
One year experience in a pre-hospital setting, 2-4 years of related experience preferred
AZ state CEP certification
BLS, PALS and ACLS certification - Must be American Heart Association
Northwest Medical Center is comprised of a 300-bed hospital, four urgent care facilities, a freestanding emergency center and a large physician group, offering you a variety of settings in which to work. Every location is dedicated to providing safe, quality patient care, but more than that is the commitment to employees. It strives to provide a culture of teamwork, respect and appreciation for all staff, whether they care for patients directly or work in a support role. With employee appreciation celebrations throughout the year, opportunities for growth and the satisfaction that you are part of a hospital leading the way with accessible, convenient healthcare in Tucson, Northwest is a great place to work. NMC is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.