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Fallon is surrounded by wide-open spaces, internationally known wetlands, historic Pony Express trails, state parks, hiking opportunities, and places to go off-road. Play outdoors for a while then come back into town for some indoor, Nevada-style fun, great dinner, and entertainment.
Join the Emergency Services team at Banner Churchill Community Hospital in a Paramedic role! As a Paramedic, you'll help provide emergent and non-emergent 911 response, as well as helping with interfacility transfers. This Paramedic role is a full-time position, working a rotating, two-week schedule. If you like being on the front-line of healthcare, and providing excellent care to our patients, all while working alongside a great team, this role is for you - apply today!
Located in Fallon, Nev., Banner Churchill Community Hospital is a 25-bed licensed hospital offering the most comprehensive array of medical services in rural northern Nevada. We provide comprehensive and emergency care, including an ambulance service that covers more than 5,900 square miles. This makes us one of only two hospital-operated paramedic/EMT/EMS providers in northern Nevada. Our location in Fallon - a short drive from both Reno and Lake Tahoe - offers a wealth of lifestyle advantages, including rustic, rural charm, along with a recreational wonderland of outdoor sports, such as boating, fishing, hiking, biking, skiing, hunting, horseback riding and off-roading.
POSITION SUMMARY This position provides pre-hospital evaluation, treatment and transportation of sick and/or injured victims of all age groups. Operates in emergent, non-emergent and/or transfer situations at an Advance Life Support level, if necessary, until arrival at a definite care facility.
CORE FUNCTIONS 1. Provides pre-hospital medical care for pediatric through geriatric populations, which includes assessing patient condition, rendering of appropriate care, utilizing appropriate invasive treatments, administering medications and interpreting EKGs.
2. Operates an assigned vehicle in emergent and non-emergent situations and in varying weather conditions, providing safe, reliable and timely transport to a designated point of service.
3. Performs general care and maintenance of vehicles. Performs daily vehicle inspections, completes and accurately inventories narcotics, and inspects medical equipment, supplies and medications assigned to the department.
4. Maintains complete and accurate patient care reports (PCRs), prepares and maintains logs and/or other applicable records during assigned shift.
5. Oversees daily shift operations and associates assigned to shift.
6. Demonstrates age specific competency for applicable patient populations.
7. Serves as a lead to EMTs. Interacts with all levels of clinical care team, patients, families, EMS agencies, physicians, vendors and the community.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.
Depending on state of practice, EMT-Basic or higher with IV certification or Paramedic Certification within the state of practice and maintenance thereafter. Current BCLS, ACLS, PALS, and NRP certifications on date of hire as required by state regulatory agency or as required by work location and maintenance thereafter. Valid Driver's License on date of hire and maintenance thereafter. Depending on work location may be required to obtain Ambulance Attendance licensure within 30 days of hire, and maintenance thereafter.
Knowledge of customer service principles and practices. Skilled in reading, writing and comprehending English. Skilled in comprehending and following written and verbal instructions. Skilled in remaining calm in emergency situations. Skilled in operating a variety of modern office equipment. Skilled in operating a variety of ambulatory tools and equipment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Additional related education and/or experience preferred.
Internal Number: R21544
About Banner Health
You want to change the health care industry – one life at a time. You belong here. You’re excited to be part of the dramatic changes happening in the health care field. In fact, you thrive on change. But you also understand that excellent, compassionate patient care is the true measure of the success of these changes. You belong at Banner Health. Our award-winning, comprehensive health system includes 23 hospitals in seven western states, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, a network of physician practices and much more. Throughout our system, skilled, compassionate professionals use the latest technology to change the way care is provided. If you’re looking to be a key contributor to a forward-looking organization, you’ll experience a wide variety of professional advantages: •Our vision for changing the future of health care gives you the opportunity to leverage your abilities to achieve something historic. •Our expansive system offers you an unmatched variety of clinical settings – from large urban trauma center to small rural hospital, ambulatory to home health. Our system also includes hospitals specializing in cancer, heart health and pediatrics. •Our many loc...ations also translate into a broad selection of exciting and rewarding lifestyle options – from the big city to the wide-open spaces. •Our commitment to healthcare innovation means you always have the latest technologies at your fingertips to help you provide the finest care possible. •The size, success and growth of our system provide you with the stability and options to pursue your desired career path. •Our competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits offer you options to complement your unique needs.