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Flight Paramedic

Company: UCHealth
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

**Summary:**Provides direct patient care during air and ground critical care transport.**Work Schedule:** Full TimeFlex**Responsibilities:**Provides patient care during all phases of the transport from initial contact until care is relinquished to appropriate team member at the accepting medical facility.Documents patient assessment, evaluation, interventions, patient response to therapy, changes in condition, and procedures within the established timeframe. Participates in Pre and Post Transport briefings. Provides patient follow up to referral agencies.Ensures equipment is in working order, noting any discrepancies and ensuring steps toward resolution. Completes all required vehicle and equipment checklists.Collaborates across disciplines to drive success and improve outcomes. Provides safety and clinical education to referring facilities and EMS agencies as needed. Active participant in safety, education, quality, and outreach.Withinscope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and theability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in afast-paced environment and take appropriate action.**Requirements:**+ Credentials:Essential:* Advanced Cardiac Life Support* Basic Life Support* Driver's License* EMT-Paramedic* Certified Flight Paramedic* Neonatal Resuscitation Program* PALS Certification* Transport Professional Adv Trauma Course* National Registry EMT* International Trauma Life Support* Prehospital Trauma Life Support+ Other information:Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED.Required Licensure/Certification: National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) andColorado EMT-P certification at hire. Other state licenses as required for service area within six (6) months of hire. Flight Paramedic Certification (FP-C).Valid driver's license.Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider; Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS); Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Neonatal Resuscitation (NRP) and any one of the following: Transport Professional Advanced Trauma Course (TPATC), PHTLS (Prehospital Trauma Life Support) or ITLS (International Trauma Life Support).Minimum Experience: 5 years paramedic experience.Preferred: 5 years of experience in a high call volume 911 ambulance service, field training officer experience, Associate's or Bachelor's Degree, previous flight/CCT experience, CEVO/EVOC training, Instructor certifications (BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP, TPATC or PHTLS or ITLS).+ BLS through the American Heart Association or theAmerican Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand beforestart date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days ofhire. All life support certification cards must be issued by eitherthe American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for theProfessional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is onlygood upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American HeartAssociation sanctioned course.)Thepay range for this position is: **$24.11 - $36.17 / hour** . Pay is dependent onapplicant's relevant experience.An annual bonus may be paid to eligible employees based upon organizational andindividual performance.UCHealth offers their employees a competitive and comprehensive total rewardspackage. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical,dental and vision coverage; retirement plans; paid time off; employer-paid lifeand disability insurance with additional buy-up coverage options; tuition andcontinuing education reimbursement; and a full suite of voluntary benefits suchas identity theft protection and pet insurance. Our employees and their familymembers have full access to our Employee Assistance Program, which includes upto 5 free counseling visits and work/life solutions, such as one free legalconsultation. In addition, other emotional counseling support is availabledepending upon their need.**At UCHealth, we do things differently**We believe in something different: a focus on the individuality of everyperson. In big ways and small, we exist to improve the extraordinary lives ofall those we serve. As Colorado's largest and most innovativehealth care system, we as a team deliver on the commitment to provide the bestpossible experience for our patients and their families. We foster a true humanconnection and give people the freedom to live extraordinary lives. A career atUCHealth is more than a job, it's a passion.Goingbeyond quality requires the perfect balance of talent, integrity, drive andintellectual curiosity. We are looking for individuals who recognize, like us,that the world of medicine is ever-changing and are motivated to do what isright, not what is easy. We support creativity and curiosity so thateach of us can find the extraordinary qualities within ourselves. At UCHealth,we'll do everything in our power to make sure you grow and have a meaningfulcareer. There's no limits to your potential here.**Be Extraordinary. Join Us Today!**UCHealthrecognizes and appreciates the rich array of talents and perspectives thatequal employment and diversity can offer our institution. As anaffirmative action/equal opportunity employer, UCHealth is committed to makingall employment decisions based on valid requirements. No applicantshall be discriminated against in any terms, conditions or privileges ofemployment or otherwise be discriminated against because of the individual'srace, creed, color, religion, gender, national origin or ancestry, age, mentalor physical disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgenderstatus, genetic information or veteran status. UCHealth does notdiscriminate against any "qualified applicant with a disability" as definedunder the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonableaccommodations, when they do not impose an undue hardship on the organization.

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