Paramedic/UKHC

Job description

Job Title:

Paramedic/UKHC

Requisition Number:

RE26382

Working Title:

Monitored Patient Transport

Department Name:

H3280:Command Center

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

08

Salary Range:

$17.32-28.31/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

HS

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http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience:

1.5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Certified Paramedic

Physical Requirements:

This position requires regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and working at heights above four feet; intermittently performing tasks with repetitive motions; and occasionally working in confined spaces. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials, and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.

Shift:

Must be able to work three, 12-hour, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. day shifts per week (shifts may include days, evenings, nights, and/or swing). Will also be required to work some weekends and holidays

Job Summary:

The Paramedic will work in the Level 1 Trauma Center to compliment the nursing role. Duties of this position include performing patient care duties utilizing a team approach in collaboration with RNs, MDs, and other members of the comprehensive healthcare team; and organizing, prioritizing, and delivering direct patient care based on determined scope of practice within the hospital setting.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

The ideal candidate will have clinical care experience, including but not limited to: monitoring vital signs; inserting IVs, NGTs, and urinary catheters; assisting with 12 lead EKGs; assisting with wound care; assisting with suctioning; and completing proper documentation.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred Education/Experience:

High school diploma or GED and three years of paramedic experience, and current Kentucky Paramedic certification or licensure, American Heart Association (BLS), ACLS, and PALS certifications preferred.

Deadline to Apply:

05/04/2021

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 5/3/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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