Paramedic: Emergency Room/ Full -Time/ Nights

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Date posted: 08/05/2019

job description

Paramedic, Emergency Room, Full-Time job, Variable Hours, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Paramedic to join our Emergency Room Department in Albuquerque, NM.

This full-time job is located at   Lovelace Medical Center , an acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery.

Paramedic Job Responsibilities: 

  • Under the direct supervision of a Registered Nurse (RN) or Physician, provides direct care to patients needing emergency medical treatment. 
  • Provide assistance in maintaining supplies and providing high quality patient-centered to care to our patients. 
  • Work under the supervision and direction of the physician and within the scope of the NM Licensed Paramedic Practice Act.
  •   Help to resuscitate patients in an emergency before hospital admission .
  •   Provide medical assistance during emergency situations, such as CPR, AED, prevent shock, control severe bleeding, prevent spinal damage, etc. 
  •   Evaluate a patient’s condition to determine the right placement for the patient in the Emergency Department .

Paramedic Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • EMT- Paramedic licensure
  • National Registry preferred
  • NIHSS Certification
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications required through American Heart Association
  • Two (2) years experience required
  • One (1) year ED Hospital experience preferred, Combination of hospital experience and experience as a paramedic may be used to meet the experience requirement.
  • Skilled in written and verbal communication
  •   C omputer Experience  
  • A bility to relate well with all levels of the facility and medical staff
  •   Ability to care for patients of all nationalities and age groups
  •   Must be dependable, responsible, and interested in assisting with quality emergency patient care

  Why Lovelace?

  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018
  • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016
  • Truven Top 15 Health System, 201
  • Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories. 

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

  ID: 10362



job facility

Emergency Department - Lovelace Medical Center

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