Indiana University Health

Paramedic Methodist Hospital

Methodist Hospital

Job Location

Methodist Hospital
950 N Meridian St Ste 1200
Indianapolis,IN46204

Department

MH Emergency Department

Date Posted

October 7, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Evenings
  • Full Time

Requisition Number

000272159
Shifts and Locations Available:

Full time, Evenings- 3, 12-hour shifts per week, every third-weekend rotating (benefits-eligible: medical, dental, vision, 401k and more)

Location: Methodist Hospital (Indianapolis, IN)

About the Position:

Are you interested in gaining experience in a hospital while utilizing your Paramedic license? Then working as an Emergency-Room Paramedic might be the flawless fit for you! Our team at the Methodist Hospital's Emergency Department is seeking qualified, and motivated, individuals, to join their team in supporting the Indianapolis, IN community!

To be successful in the Methodist ED, you should consider if you are comfortable working with diverse and challenging populations, including their families. Qualified candidates will have some clinical background experience and also need to have a valid Indiana Paramedic license.

Outside of standard ED procedures, our Medics also have the opportunity to work collaboratively with their team members including EMTs and Nurses. The Medics at Methodist play a key role in maintaining the team dynamic and morale.

All IU Health employees are able to utilize a magnitude of benefits provided by IUH. These include on-site exercise areas, and certification/education continuation, to name a few. IU also offers additional benefits for eligible team members such as tuition reimbursement.

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 Paramedic Role

  • Requires graduate of Emergency Medical Technician certification program and graduate of a Paramedic Training Program with current Paramedic licensure as specified by 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; aseptic 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.