Requisition ID 2018-17242 Hospital Pottstown Hospital Shift All shifts Department Ambulance Category (Portal Searching) Nursing/Patient Care # of Openings 1
The Paramedic, under the supervision of the ED/EMS Clinical Coordinator, Supervisor and the ED Director, is responsible for the pre-hospital care of patients requiring care as the result of illness/injury and is responsible for the direction of patient care at the Advanced Life Support level.
Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Completion of course of study appropriate to the skills of paramedic conducted by an accredited college or school. Exhibits proficiency in pre-hospital care, has strong written and oral communication skills, as well as attention to detail.
Experience: 1 year pre-hospital experience at the ALS level is preferred, while previous work experience is considered.
Licenses/Certificates: Paramedic certification required for PA. Valid PA drivers license with Bureau of EMS approved Emergency Vehicle Operations course. Must be 21 years of age. BLS, ACLS and PALS certification required. Hazmat awareness, NIMS 100, 200, 700 & 800 proof of completion
EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS...FOR CARE AND CAREERS.
Pottstown Hospital is a 232-bed, acute care hospital offering an extensive range of services, including inpatient and outpatient, medical, surgical, obstetric, pediatric, diagnostic, and emergency care, as well as primary care, family practice, and pediatric offices. With 260 physicians representing 40 medical specialties, we serve the healthcare needs of residents in Pottstown and surrounding areas.
We're 1,150 healthcare professionals strong, and our team of physicians, nurses, staff and volunteers is focused on exceeding expectations while delivering compassionate, safe, quality care. Our accolades include: Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement; Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval and AHA Stroke Association Gold Plus Distinction for our Primary Stroke Center; and four-time commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons for our Regional Cancer Center.
We believe in the power of people to create great care.
We work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring, and connection for patients and loved ones in the community we call home. Pottstown Hospital also works diligently to create an atmosphere for our associates that offers collaboration, robust learning resources, and many opportunities to grow and develop. Now, as part of Tower Health, your potential with us is greater than ever.