Geisinger Health System PARAMEDIC in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
There’s a reason we believe that America is watching Geisinger. Geisinger is one of the nation’s largest health service organizations. We are dedicated to setting the standard for evidence-based care delivery and pursuing innovative new approaches to predictive precision medicine, such as our MyCode® genomic research initiative. Whether you prefer working in a busy urban center, a suburban area or a small-town setting, Geisinger has clinical and nonclinical positions open throughout our system. With 12 physician-led hospital campuses to staff throughout Pennsylvania and in southern New Jersey, we offer a wide range of positions, a competitive, pay-for-performance salary structure and healthcare benefits from day one, including those for vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
Location: HS EMS - Chambersburg
Work Schedule: Days/Nights
Work Type: PART TIME (40hrs/biweekly)
JOB SUMMARY : Responsible for performing team-based care of the sick and injured in a leadership capacity and provides basic and advanced life support care to those requesting EMS response. The paramedic position is also responsible for coordination with local Fire/Rescue personnel in conducting joint Fire and EMS operations, for the care and maintenance of medical equipment and vehicles reporting repair needs to the appropriate individuals and for the accurate documentation of patient information and treatment.
•Minimum high school diploma or equivalent
•Current PA EMTP/PHRN certification
•Current and valid driver’s license for at least the last 3 years
•Eligible for Medical Command status within the region
•BCLS, ACLS and PALS certification
•EVOC or EVDT certification
•Clear criminal record
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS : •ITLS or PHTLS preferred, required within one year of employment
Geisinger Health System is an integrated health services organization widely recognized for its innovative use of the electronic health record and the development of innovative care delivery models such as ProvenHealth Navigator® and ProvenCare®. As one of the nation’s largest health service organizations, Geisinger serves more than 3 million residents throughout 45 counties in central, south-central and northeast Pennsylvania, and also in southern New Jersey with the addition of AtlantiCare, a National Malcolm Baldridge Award recipient. The physician-led system is comprised of approximately 30,000 employees, including nearly 1,600 employed physicians, 12 hospital campuses, two research centers and a 510,000-member health plan, all of which leverage an estimated $8.9 billion positive impact on the Pennsylvania economy. Geisinger has repeatedly garnered national accolades for integration, quality and service. In addition to fulfilling its patient care mission, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit www.geisinger.org , or follow the latest Geisinger news and more on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/geisingerhealth and Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/geisingerhealth .
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
*Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.