Indiana University Health

ALS & BLS Paramedic IU Bedford Hospital

IU Bedford Hospital

Job Location

IU Bedford Hospital
2900 W. 16th St.
Bedford,IN47421

Department

Bedford EMS

Date Posted

May 27, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Rotating
  • Supplemental

Requisition Number

10003290
Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. We’re looking for team members who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day.

Do you aim to provide the best care to patients? Then working as a Paramedic for Bedford Hospital  may be the perfect position for you! Apply to be a part of one of IU Health's leading EMS organizations.

Bedford Hospital's ALS/BLS team provides ground transportation services to the Bedford, IN community. Our Paramedics are responsible for the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients. This included patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Paramedics are encouraged to stay in sync with all regulatory requirements, departmental policy and practice, safety policies and practice, and are required to operate within the scope of a Paramedic as defined by the state.

A team member will have the chance to care for and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly patients, therefore, they need to possess the required knowledge and skill for care. During care, Paramedics may be required to obtain consents and authorizations from the patient or legal guardians. As a crew member, you would have the opportunity to work with ground-breaking technology available in our ambulances. These include Zoll cardiac monitors, Hamilton-T1 ventilators, and Alaris pumps!

Apply teamwork. Apply experience. Apply skill. Apply yourself. And together we can change everything.

Indiana University Health has more than 34,000 team members, including more than 3,600 physicians and 1,200 advanced practice providers, and we’re home to the largest nursing network in Indiana with more than 9,000 nursing team members at over 800 sites of care.
Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system with hospitals and specialties ranked among the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report.
A unique partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine – one of the nation’s largest medical schools – gives patients access to groundbreaking research and innovative treatments, and it offers team members access to the latest science and the very best training – advancing healthcare for all.
At IU Health, your personal and professional growth is a top priority. You will have access to many diverse opportunities to learn and develop in meaningful ways that matter most to you, such as advanced clinical training, leadership development, promotion opportunities, and cross-training development.
With 16 hospitals, including eight with Magnet designation and five with Pathways to Excellence designation, our team members are leading the way through excellence.
IU Health is invested in the lives of Hoosiers, leading the transformation of healthcare to make Indiana one of the nation’s healthiest states.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the ALS & BLS Paramedic Role

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  • Requires a graduate of Emergency Medical Technician certification program and graduate of a Paramedic Training Program with current Paramedic licensure as specified by the state of Indiana Emergency Medical Services Commission
  • Requires Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification through the AHA
  • Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies
  • Following successful completion of a recognized Paramedic Training Program as approved by the Indiana Emergency Medical Services Commission; this position requires experience (obtainable through ambulance service; hospital or military experience) plus an appropriate period of orientation to perform assigned tasks and duties within the Emergency Department
  • Requires knowledge of both routine and special procedures
  • Requires knowledge of pharmacology and recognizes side effects of medications administered
  • Requires familiarity with designated pieces of equipment and supplies
  • Requires a good basic understanding of the concepts of good personal hygiene; aspect and sterile techniques to prevent spread of infection to patients; self and others
  • Requires sufficient knowledge to observe and report changes in patient condition
  • Requires general awareness and understanding of legal implication of patient care activities and self-performance as a Paramedic within the Emergency Department.
  • Requires knowledge of EMTALA.
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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.