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Paramedic

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Alton
Posted on: October 12, 2021

Job Description:

Information About this Position

  • Transport and 911 Response duties
  • 12 hour Shifts
  • Full Time only
  • Benefits eligible

Company and Job Overview

Since 1937, Alton Memorial Hospital has cared for residents in Alton, Illinois, and the surrounding communities in a five-county area. Starting as a land gift to the community from the Smith family, Alton Memorial today is a full-service acute care hospital. Alton Memorial offers patients a variety of inpatient and outpatient services, including surgery services, medical imaging, interventional and diagnostic heart services, cancer care, rehabilitation, 24-hour emergency care, ambulance services and more.

 

 


Role Purpose

The Paramedic is responsible for all aspects of emergency medical services and non-emergency care in the pre-hospital environment. Works under on-line and off-line medical control providing all levels of care.


Responsibilities

  • Responds to emergency and non-emergency patient care needs. Communicates with the emergency department upon arrival.
  • Provides quality patient care by assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating individual patient care.
  • Documents initial and updated assessments on all patients.
  • BJC has determined this is a safety-sensitive position. The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.

Minimum Requirements

  • HS School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Class D (IL) or Class E (MO) driver's license
  • Paramedic license

 


Preferred Qualifications

  • 2-5 years experience

Benefits Statement

Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

-  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
-  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
-  401(k) plan
-  Tuition Assistance
-  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
-  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
-  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

*Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


Legal Statement

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, Springfield , Paramedic, Other , Alton, Illinois

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