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Paramedic Gordon Hospital in Calhoun, GA at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 12/5/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Calhoun, GA
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
    12/5/2018
  • Job ID:
    18011241
  • Job Function
    Emergency Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Gordon Hospital and Murray Medical Center

Job Description


Description
Gordon Hospital
Gordon Hospital is a 69-bed community hospital that is a member of Adventist Health System, the largest not-for-profit Protestant healthcare system in the world. We provide high quality, personalized and compassionate care to its patients and community. Through our dedication to safety, rigorous self-assessment, performance improvement, corporate integrity, and service management, we are committed to being the pre-eminent provider of acute inpatient and outpatient healthcare services for the residents of Calhoun, Gordon County, and surrounding areas.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responds to requests for emergency and non-emergency calls for service as dispatched by E-911 to provide efficient and acceptable care to ill and injured patients
  • Performs assessment based on scope of training and medical protocols to determine and apply methods of treatment and transport.
  • Drives ambulance in a safe and defensive manner at all times obeying traffic rules and regulations with regards to safety of occupants and all others
  • Completes patient care reports, billing reports and all other required documentation per established practices, guidelines and regulations.
  • Follows all established policies, procedures, guidelines, objectives, medical protocols, safety protocols, environmental and infection control standards, both written and verbal to assure a safe and effective work environment.
  • Assists personnel with a higher level of training to provide effective care.
  • Provides exceptional customer service skills to patients, families, bystanders, other response agency personnel and all others at all times.
  • Provides support for community service and relationship functions as requested by leadership.
Qualifications
GENERAL SUMMARY:
The Paramedic is responsible for the delivery of pre-hospital emergent and non-emergent care for a patient and/or group of patients.  The Paramedic is also responsible for following policies and procedures and medical protocols while practicing within the scope of training. Must also utilizing professional discretion and independent judgment, while practicing within the State, facility and regulatory guidelines.

You will be responsible for:
  • Responds to requests for emergency and non-emergency calls for service as dispatched by E-911 to provide efficient and acceptable care to ill and injured patients
  • Performs assessment based on scope of training and medical protocols to determine and apply methods of treatment and transport.
  • Drives ambulance in a safe and defensive manner at all times obeying traffic rules and regulations with regards to safety of occupants and all others
  • Completes patient care reports, billing reports and all other required documentation per established practices, guidelines and regulations.
  • Follows all established policies, procedures, guidelines, objectives, medical protocols, safety protocols, environmental and infection control standards, both written and verbal to assure a safe and effective work environment.
  • Assists personnel with a higher level of training to provide effective care.
  • Provides exceptional customer service skills to patients, families, bystanders, other response agency personnel and all others at all times.
  • Provides support for community service and relationship functions as requested by leadership.
What will you need?
  • Must have the ability to react calmly and effectively in the most critical situations
  • Motor vehicle operation
    Must have graduated from an accredited EMT school
  • Must be certified as a Paramedic in the State of Georgia
  • Must have current BCLS
  • Must have current ACLS
  • Must have current Georgia Driver’s License
  • Emergency vehicle operations preferred
  • Defensive driving preferred
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • One year experience in related position preferred
  • National Registry certification is preferred
  • Additional related certification or licenses in pre-hospital care preferred


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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