NYU Medical Center Paramedic in New York, New York

Paramedic

Tracking Code

1036805_RR00015549

Job Description

NYU Lutheran Medical Center is a full-service teaching hospital and Level I trauma center located in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. The medical center is central to a comprehensive network of affiliated ambulatory and outpatient practices, and serves as NYU Langone Medical Center’s anchor for healthcare access, growth, and delivery in the entire borough. Learn more aboutNYU Lutheran Medical Center.

Position Summary:We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Paramedic.In this role, the successful candidate will provide pre-hospital emergency medical care at the advanced life support level. Provides transportation to the sick and injured through the NYC 911 system. Demonstrates patient assessment history and care provided on the Ambulance Call Report.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provides ALS assessment of patient condition and treats in accordance with NYS DOH and Regional Guidelines. Transports patient to appropriate hospital and transfers care to hospital staff communicating patients condition and any treatment rendered.

  • Completes an Electronic Pre- Hospital Call Report (E-PCR) including insurance information and assignment of claim signature in accordance with LMC policies for every patient contact. All reports forms and logs are submitted complete accurate legible and neat, prior to the end of shift.

  • Complies with uniform policy. Maintains a neat clean professional appearance and wears appropriate identification visible at all times.

  • Notifies RCC at the beginning of the shift and logs onto the CAD system in a timely fashion. Constantly monitors MDT and radio for assignments and promptly communicates changes in signal status. Maintains professional radio decorum and complies with local guidelines for radio protocol

  • Is familiar with contents and complies with policies of the 911 System Provider Guide which was supplied to employee and complies with NYS DOH BEMS Regulations.

  • Follows LMC FDNY and NYS DOH guidelines for operations of emergency vehicles. Checks vehicle and equipment at the beginning of each shift replenishing supplies where needed. Completes a checklist noting any deficiencies. Cleans and maintains vehicle and equipment. Restocks and refuels vehicle to maintain NYS DOH part 800 compliance.

  • Works as a team with partner and other providers on scene and at the hospital to provide highest quality care. Cooperates and maintains a professional relationship with others to facilitate the delivery of care to patients. Cooperates with supervision and others to achieve the goals of the Department

  • Participates in Department Hospital and Regional Quality Improvement Programs. Attends Department Meetings and Training Sessions.

  • Maintains ability and credentials to work in NYC 911 system

  • Complies with scheduling procedures and availability submission.

  • Out of service time is minimized and documented on Unit Activity Log with appropriate notifications made.

  • Reports to work on time and in uniform with appropriate personal equipment. Swipes in and out in accordance with LMC policy.

  • Complies with Controlled substance policies and procedures

  • Demonstrates an awareness of and respect for coworker/patients cultural background. Assesses patients ability to communicate in English and assists in the provision of an interpreter as needed

Minimum Qualifications:To qualify you must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D. Completion of New York State Department of Health approved Paramedic Program.six (6) months ambulance experience as a Paramedic. Six (6) months 911 ALS experience preferred. Willingness to devote the time required completing assigned tasks on schedule.Required License Registration CertificationValid Driver LicenseWeapons of Mass Destruction Certificate (WMD)Haz-Mat Awareness CertificateCEVO or EVOC Certificate

Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.

NYU Lutheran Medical Center provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.

NYU Lutheran Medical Center is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online.If you wish to view NYU Lutheran Medical Center's EEO policies, pleaseclick here. Pleaseclick hereto view the Federal "EEO is the law" poster or visithttp://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/poster.cfmfor more information.

Company Location

NYU Langone Hospitals- Brooklyn

Company Location Description

LMCBU

Department

Emergency Med Scvss

(L17679)

Position Type

Part-Time

Shift

Flexible