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The Paramedic is responsible for providing Advanced Life Support (ALS) services. Provides quality pre-hospital care to individuals of all age groups when delivering emergency care and transportation. Assures the safe and prompt transportation of patients while ensuring that the care is performed in a timely, professional manner. This is a professional job that must remain flexible and may include working in hazardous conditions and in uncontrolled environments while wearing appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). The position requires the use of critical thinking skills to assess, triage, communicate, treat and transport patients of all ages and populations in various settings, including emergency and non-emergency transport, standby and special events, and other settings where ALS services and/or care by the paramedic may be provided. The paramedic must be able to integrate care seamlessly with all other emergency agencies including police, fire, other ALS and BLS, as well as healthcare providers in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Patient care reports must be completed on each patient. Daily operational tasks are also required in support of the department. All actions must be in accordance with all the State of New Jersey Guidelines in (N.J.A.C. 8:41) regarding Mobile Intensive Care Paramedics (MICP) / Mobile Intensive Care Nurse (MICN) and in compliance with HMH protocols, policies, and procedures for the provision of ALS services.
A day in the life of a Paramedic at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:
Licenses and Certifications Required:
If you feel the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!