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Paramedic

Company: UCHealth
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

**Summary:**Responds to calls for emergency medical services and provides patient care as directed and/or determined necessary.**Work Schedule:**+ Full Time, 80 hours / pay period+ Rotating**Responsibilities:**+ Navigates ambulance to patient's location. Provides stabilization of scene and requests additional assistance as necessary.+ Determines nature and extent of illness or injury and patient's history from available sources. Administers emergency medical care within scope of practice, including patient stabilization, monitoring, and resuscitation, from the scene to receiving medical facility.+ Contacts medical personnel, reports/records observations, and follows directives.+ Maintains equipment, restocks supplies and cleans ambulance as necessary.+ Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.**The pay range for this position is: $23.49 - $30.53 / hour. Pay is dependent on applicant's relevant experience.****An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational and individual performance.****Requirements:**+ **Minimum Required Education:** HS Diploma or GED. **Required Licensure/Certification:** National Certification as determined at position level. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. Current State Licensure as an EMT-P. Valid Driver's License. **Minimum Experience:** None required. **ADDITIONAL POSITION LEVEL CREDENTIAL INFORMATION: Current and Active National Registry of Emergency Medical Technician certification within 1 year of hire.**+ **BLS through the American Heart Association or theAmerican Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand beforestart date.** BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days ofhire. All life support certification cards must be issued by eitherthe American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is onlygood upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American HeartAssociation sanctioned course.)UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewardspackage. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical,dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid lifeand disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition andcontinuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits suchas identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their familymembers have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes upto 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legalconsultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is availabledepending upon their need.**At UCHealth, we do things differently**We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of everyperson. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives ofall those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovativehealth care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the bestpossible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true humanconnection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career atUCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.Goingbeyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive andintellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us,that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what isright, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so thateach of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningfulcareer. There's no limits to your potential here.**Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!**UCHealthrecognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives thatequal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As anaffirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to makingall employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicantshall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges ofemployment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual'srace, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mentalor physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgenderstatus, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does notdiscriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as definedunder the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonableaccommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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