Job Description

Northwest Medical Center is a 300-bed hospital offering a full range of healthcare services including emergency services, accredited chest pain and heart failure programs, neurology and neurosurgery, outpatient imaging, a nationally accredited surgical weight loss program, total joint program, spine program and stroke center (recognized with Gold Seal designations by The Joint Commission), robotic surgery, GI lab, a free-standing women’s center, inpatient rehabilitation facility, wound care center, four urgent care facilities, and three ambulatory surgery centers. NMC also has several affiliated physician practices including Northwest Allied Physicians offering primary care and a wide range of specialists, Desert Cardiology of Tucson, Heart Center of Southern Arizona and Northwest Heart & Vascular. 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.

The Paramedic in theEmergency Department at Northwest Medical Center Provides advanced life supportcare to patients who are ill and/or injured. Transports and transfers patientsand assesses the extent of an illness or injury to establish and prioritizemedical procedures to follow. Applies artificial respiration or administersoxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation, dispenses antiseptic solutionto prevent infection, starts and administers intravenous fluids, and performsother emergency medical procedures during the ambulance ride.

Carries outtherapeutic measures for patients in the Emergency Department while workingwith the emergency team as directed by the Administrative Medical Director oronline qualified physician (per R9-25-204, 205), and ED NursingLeadership.                                                                

Shifts are scheduledfor 12 hours and additional hours and shifts are possible per the needs of thedepartment.



High Schooldiploma/GED preferred or equivalent experience required. 

Post High SchoolVocational/SpecializedTraining.                                                


One year experiencein a pre-hospital setting, 2-4 years of related experiencepreferred                                


Perform Medicaltreatments, procedures, Familiar with standard concepts, practices, andprocedures within a particularfield.                                                


AZ state CEPcertification

BLS, PALS and ACLScertification         - Must beAmerican Heart Association        

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