BJC Healthcare Flight Paramedic, Transport-Continuous Opening in Saint Louis, Missouri
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BJC Corporate Health Services, the occupational medicine organization within BJC HealthCare, externally supports employers and employees of the St. Louis metropolitan area with three full-service BarnesCare clinics that provide expert physicals, surveillance, injury/exposure evaluation and treatment. Specialized services include contract management of work-related injury care for BJC hospitals, independent medical exams, traveler's health, on-site services, care management, toxicology support and two 24/7 hotlines for body substance exposures and emergency room coordination of work-related care. BJC Corporate Health Services provides occupational health support for BJC employees through on-site and virtual oversight including administration of workers' compensation. BJC Corporate Health Services also manages the BJC WellAware fitness center, which extends fitness opportunities with on-site classes at BJC hospitals throughout the metropolitan area. In 2010, BJC Corporate Health Services became the first and only St. Louis occupational medicine provider quality-certified by the National Association of Occupational Health Providers.
The licensed Paramedic provides direct patient care support services under the supervision of a registered nurse and or physician in compliance with Hospital and Family and Child Services policies and protocols. Role routinely works with critical unstable patients. Role is responsible for independently performing specified invasive procedures. Role supports critical care air transport services to and from designated inter-hospital patient transports. Also responsible for driving and daily upkeep of the Mobile Intensive Care Units which are used in inter-hospital transfer of patients.
Routinely performs invasive procedures independently and or as directed by the RN; procedures include blood drawing, IV insertion, foley or nasogastric catheter insertion, and intubation.
Monitors patients for change in clinical conditions and appropriately communicating that change to RN and Physician accordingly.
Provides care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served, this includes adult populations. provide care of service appropriate to the age of the patients served, this includes adult populations.
Assists with the set up for procedures, obtains specimens as requested, responsible for patient immobilization, and coordinates inter-hospital and intra-hospital transport/transfer of patients by all modes.
Assists with the maintenance and/or cleaning of patient care equipment; performs routine equipment function test/calibrations, reports malfunctioning equipment to appropriate department. Assists with the inventory of supplies and equipment ensuring adequate supply levels. Operates Mobile Intensive Care Units in a safe manner at all times.
- High School Diploma or GED
- 2-5 years
Licenses & Certifications
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Class E Driver's License
- No Experience
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.
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