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PRN Paramedic

Company: LCMC Health
Location: Metairie
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Your job is more than a job.

Why a Great Place to Work

You're more than your job. Everyone is. And that's what makes you great at your job-all the little extras you bring to work every day, the things that make you you. At LCMC Health we value those things about you, because we know that all those little extras add up to extraordinary. And we've built a culture that supports and celebrates the extraordinary. You'll see it when you come to work here, in the spirit of our places and the faces of our people. And every patient we heal, every family we comfort, every life we improve is the outcome of countless little extras adding up to an extraordinary result. Join LCMC Health, and you'll find that our everyday makes it easy to live your extraordinary.

GENERAL DUTIES

Performs a primary and secondary survey on every patient to ensure that all illnesses or injuries are found and treated rapidly .

Ensures that all the proper equipment is brought to the patient to begin immediate medical care as required.

Ensures that the patient maintains a patent airway and uses several different airway devices up to the ET tube based on the situation.

Controls all major bleeding and uses acceptable techniques when applying direct pressure, elevation or pressure points to the use of a tourniquet.

Transports patients safely and to the facility of choice on all calls and recognizes the need to transport critical patient to the closest hospital.

Contacts medical control and relays patient reports over the radio to the physician in-charge and follows direct order to continue care while in transport to the hospital.

Documents in descriptive legible form on the PCR the patient's condition, noting initial impression, medical history and any treatment rendered noting pertinent negatives/positives.

Keeps dispatch informed of departures, arrivals and any other related important information via the radio at all times.

Applies the needed skills to replace and repackage all equipment that is used during a call.

EXPERIENCE QUALIFICATIONS

2 years of EMS related experience required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

NREMT-P

EMT-P State of La

CPR Certification

Defensive Driving

Hazmat Awareness

ACLS

PALS within 6 months

CPI within 90 days

Chauffer's license or equivalent

WORK SHIFT:

Variable Hours (United States of America)
LCMC Health is a community.

Our people make health happen. While our NOLA roots run deep, our branches are the vessels that carry our mission of bringing the best possible care to every person and parish in Louisiana and beyond and put a little more heart and soul into healthcare along the way. Celebrating authenticity, originality, equity, inclusion and a little "come on in" attitude is the foundation of LCMC Health's culture of everyday extraordinary

About East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital, a landmark of LCMC Health's incredible community of care, has been the go-to hospital for health, wellness, and one-of-a-kind care in East Jefferson Parish for over 50 years. And we're only beginning to realize our greatest potential. Learn more about East Jefferson General Hospital and our legacy, our future, and our national recognition as a Nurse Magnet Hospital.

Your extras

  • Deliver healthcare with heart.
  • Give people a reason to smile.
  • Put a little love in your work.
  • Be honest and real, but with compassion.
  • Bring some lagniappe into everything you do.
  • Forget one-size-fits-all, think one-of-a-kind care.
  • See opportunities, not problems - it's all about perspective.
  • Cheerlead ideas, differences, and each other.
  • Love what makes you, you - because we do

    You are welcome here.

    LCMC Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    The above job summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this work. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. LCMC Health reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.

    Simple things make the difference.

    1. To get started, take your time to fully and accurately complete the application for employment. Incomplete applications get bogged down and are often eliminated due to missing information.

    2. To ensure quality care and service, we may use information on your application to verify your previous employment and background.

    3. To keep our career applications up-to-date, applications are inactive after 6 months and, therefore, require a new application for employment to be completed.

    4. To expedite the hiring process, proof of citizenship or immigration status will be required to verify your lawful right to work in the United States.

Keywords: LCMC Health, Metairie , PRN Paramedic, Healthcare , Metairie, Louisiana

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