Indiana University Health

Paramedic IU Health Arnett

IU Health Arnett

Job Location

IU Health Arnett
1759 S 500 E
Lafayette,IN47905

Department

AHA/EMT Education

Date Posted

May 21, 2020

Schedule & Shift

  • Days
  • Supplemental

Requisition Number

000262281
Responsible for the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Responsible for relaying and receiving information regarding the patient and patient condition. Responsible for complying with all regulatory requirements, departmental policy and practice, safety policies and practice, hospital policies, and operating within the scope of a Paramedic as defined by the state of Indiana. Must possess the required knowledge and skills to appropriately care for and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly patients.

Qualifications for the Paramedic Role

  • Requires knowledge of EMTALA.
  • 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.
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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.