TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center

Paramedic

  • TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center
  • Nashville, TN 37211
  • 6 days ago

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Job Description

Description SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)

SCHEDULE: Full-time

At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity.

We care like family!

Jump-start your career as an EMT Paramedic today with TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.

This position is mid-shift from 12PM - 12AM.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need.

At Southern Hills Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs.

Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

Student Loan Repayment

Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

Paid Personal Leave

401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

Identity Theft Protection discounts

Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

Adoption Assistance

Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

The Emergency Department Paramedic is a proactive member of an interdisciplinary team of licensed and unlicensed caregivers who ensure that patients, families, and significant others receive individualized high quality, safe patient care.

As an integral member of the Emergency Department team, the Paramedic will support treatment and patient care in the emergency department in accordance with hospital policy and the Tennessee Division of EMS scope of practice standards identified in 1200-12-1-.04.

Job Responsibilities:

Facilitates the flow of patients through the emergency care system, ensuring timely evaluation according to the health care needs of the patients.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of the emergency department patients.

Considers principles of emergency care while assisting the RN to formulate an appropriate plan of care for the patient.

Physician orders are carried out accurately in providing direct patient care within scope of practice.

Administers prescribed medications (PO, IM, SQ, IV) to patients in accordance with hospital policies and scope of practice guidelines.

Display clinically strong decision-making skills in emergency situations.

Answer and receive patient report from EMS on radio and upon patient arrival to emergency department.

Knowledge and adherence to EMTALA in emergency department setting.

Vascular access and phlebotomy.

12-lead EKG and rhythm interpretation.

Implementation of ACLS and BTLS protocols.

Point of Care laboratory testing.

Specialty emergent tray set-up and assistance.

Application of orthopedic interventions including splints, traction and durable medical equipment.

Documentation is consistent, complete, thorough and legible.

Transport and supply stocking of the department; some clerical functions may be required.

Serving our community for more than 30 years, HCA TriStar Southern Hills has been a leader for a wide range of healthcare services, including emergency services, cardiology, orthopedics and rehabilitation.

With 126 beds, TriStar Southern Hills is an Accredited Chest Pain Center with PCI and a Primary Stroke Center.

There are more than 300 board certified physicians representing more than 20 specialties, many of whom have offices located on our campus.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010.

In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Be part of an organization that invests in you.

We are actively reviewing applications for our Paramedic opening.

Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews.

Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Qualifications

Required:

Graduate of an accredited EMT-Paramedic training program

Current EMT-Paramedic licensure to practice as a paramedic in the state of Tennessee

A minimum of one-year of continuous experience on an Advanced Life Support Ground Unit as an EMT-P Experience must reflect general knowledge in pre-hospital medicine principles and practice skills

BLS

ACLS, PALS within 6 months

De-Escalation Training within 6 months

Preferred:

A minimum of one-year emergency services experience in a hospital setting.

NREMT-P

BTLS/PHTLS

Critical Care Paramedic Certification

Associates Degree in Applied Sciences

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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