PARAMEDIC in Pleasant Prairie at Froedtert South

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Schedule
    Temporary
  • Shift
    Varied
  • Hours
    varied
  • Facility/Name
    Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital

Job Description

  POSITION PURPOSE

  • Assist with patient care by performing clinical and supportive functions that they have document competency to perform. The Paramedic adheres to policy, procedures, as well as established standards of practice.

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED

  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED

  MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Entry Level

  LICENSES / CERTIFICATIONS REQUIRED

  • Current BLS and ACLS required
  • Paramedic Certification in good standing in the State of Wisconsin
     

PRINCIPLE ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Function within organizational policy and the Wisconsin EMS Scope of Practice for the Paramedic.
  • Safely perform patient care skills in accordance with organizational policy/ procedure after competence has been validated. 
  • Collaborate with the Registered Nurse and/or the Respiratory Therapist to administer medications per physician orders and in accordance with policy/procedure.
  • Collaborates with the Respiratory Therapist to safely administers oxygen therapy in various modalities, including non-invasive positive pressure ventilation, as ordered by the physician.
  • Demonstrate communication and leadership skills by collaborating with members of the health care team to achieve positive patient outcomes within established timeframes.
  • Recognize the occurrence of life-threatening situations and emergencies and takes the appropriate actions in a timely manner.
  • Collect patient data and assist with direct patient care activities such as Admission intake information, End tidal CO2 monitoring, vital sign monitoring, patient positioning/mobility, blood administration, telemetry monitoring/ interpretation, 12 lead EKG, etc. Communicate findings and pertinent information to the healthcare team.
  • Safely use patient care and equipment in accordance with manufacturer guidelines and organizational policy/procedure as appropriate. 

Froedtert South is a comprehensive regional healthcare system that has served southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois communities for more than 100 years. Froedtert South provides services primarily through the Froedtert Kenosha Hospital and the Froedtert Pleasant Prairie Hospital and several other clinic locations.

Froedtert South is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Froedtert South does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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