BJC Healthcare Advanced Practice Paramedic - FT - Christian Hospital in Saint Louis, Missouri
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Christian Hospital is a 485-bed acute-care medical center located on 28 acres in unincorporated north St. Louis County. Located 6 miles west of Christian Hospital is Northwest HealthCare, which offers the community 24-hour emergency care and a variety of outpatient services in a convenient setting to complement hospital services.
Christian Hospital is noted as a leader among hospitals in the St. Louis region as it provides the community with the absolute latest in medical technology and clinical advancements. In particular, Christian Hospital in highly regarded for its excellence in heart services and lifesaving cardiothoracic surgery, emergency medicine, neurosurgery, spine surgery, cancer treatment and radiation oncology, psychiatric services and substance abuse programs, radiology, urology and pulmonary care.
Christian Hospital, a non-profit organization and a founding member of BJC HealthCare, has more than 500 physicians on staff and a diverse workforce of more than 2,200 health-care professionals who are dedicated to providing the absolute best care with the latest technology and medical advances.
An Advanced Practice Paramedic (APP) that has a comprehensive knowledge base and is able to diagnose and provide care for a broad range of medical emergencies. Provides advanced-level medical care including evaluation, treatment, primary care and stabilization to the ill and injured.
Conducts post-hospital release follow-up care including, but not limited to, monitoring medication, dressing changes, and checking vital signs.
Takes Emergency Department observation patients home, and conducts observation, provide needed care and report back to the physicians in the Emergency Department.
Reduces length of patient stay, by taking appropriately admitted patients home and monitor status, provide care and report back to physicians.
Conducts physical exams in patient's homes and follow up with physician as needed.
Observes, records, and reports to physician, patients conditions and reactions to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.
- High School Diploma or GED
- 2-5 years
Licenses & Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Critical Care Course
Valid Driver's License
Mobile Integrated Health
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 with company match- 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
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