Paramedics are qualified to provide care for patients across the life span and work under the supervision of the Director of Pre-Hospital Services and Medical Directors. In this role, you will perform duties to provide the highest level of patient care and maximize patient satisfaction. This role has primary responsibility for the care and management of the clients who are being cared for by ChristianaCare Pre-Hospital services. The candidate will be responsible for assessment, interaction, and treatment of those patients including facilitating continuity of care by interacting with their Physician and alternative healthcare providers. Are you ready to join this elite team?
We offer a robust benefits package. Our healthcare includes Full Medical, Dental &Vision, effective day one! Two retirement planning offerings, including 403(b) with company contributions. Life Insurance. Generous paid time off with annual roll-over and opportunities to cash out. 12 week paid Parental Leave and Tuition assistance.
Incredible Work/Life benefits including annual membership to care.com, access to backup care services for dependents through Care@Work, retirement planning services, financial coaching, fitness and wellness reimbursement, and great discounts through several vendors for hotels, rental cars, theme parks, shows, sporting events, movie tickets and much more!
Exciting career growth as paramedic with our pre-hospital team.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Interpret correctly and adhere to all clinical standards.
Respond to mobile health calls as needed and provide clinical interventions by standing orders or direct order via telehealth consultation.
Communicate effectively with members of the care team including Physicians, RNs and Care Coordinators.
Active involvement with hospital staff and Primary Care Physicians. This will include discussions about the patient's presentation, goals, and follow-up need
Maintain and secure both medical equipment and electronic devices (phones, computers, etc.) to ensure functionality and readiness. Display a strong technical proficiency.
Be willing to integrate into a hospital based clinical care team.
Be able to function as a field paramedic performing direct BLS and ALS care activities.
Team oriented and able to communicate and work effectively and efficiently with others.
Assists the transport nurse in providing care for the critically ill or injured patient from referral point contact until the patient is relinquished to the accepting medical facility, maintains patient care documentation.
Drive a ChristianaCare vehicle and have a driving record in compliance with ChristianaCare policy regarding insurability.
Assist in development of processes and education materials pertaining to Mobile Integrated Healthcare.
Practices within the designated scope of practice as defined by the Board of Medical Practice of the State of Delaware, ChristianaCare, and the Office of Emergency Medical Services Paramedic Standing Orders.
Maintains competency in knowledge and skills by participating in ongoing laboratory and clinical experiences. Maintains skill checklists and continuing education records.
Maintain Current BLS Certification. Maintain Neonatal Resuscitation Program. Maintain NRP.
Maintain ACLS, PALS, PHTLS. Licensure in the States of Delaware, Pennsylvania, and Maryland.
Hours: This position is for rotating shifts.
EEO Statement: Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community, and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
UPDATE: ChristianaCare is committed to prioritizing the health and safety of our patients and caregivers. As we continue to meet the needs of our caregivers and our community through the COVID-19 pandemic, our commitment to health and safety requires that we take new steps to ensure a safe environment for medical care for our patients and a workplace that avoids preventable harm for our caregivers. For this reason, vaccination for COVID-19 is required for all caregivers at ChristianaCare and is considered a safety standard that is job-related and consistent with business necessity for all caregivers.
ChristianaCare Health System is headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware and is one of the country's largest health care providers, ranking 21st in the nation for hospital admissions. Christiana Care is proudly a Nurse Magnet recognized institution. Christiana Care Health System is also one of the largest health care providers in the mid-Atlantic region, serving all of Delaware and portions of seven counties bordering the state in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, and is a major teaching hospital with two campuses. Christiana Care is continually recognized for excellence on a regional and national level. Our role in the community is expressed in the Christiana Care Way: "We serve our neighbors as respectful, expert, caring partners in their health. We do this by creating innovative, effective, affordable systems of care that our neighbors value."Christiana Care is a great place to work because we value diversity and recognize it to be a core part of our success. Because of the diversity of our employees, affiliated health professionals and volunteers, we are ...positioned to meet the unique needs of our patients and community. We acknowledge and celebrate the uniqueness and talent of each employee. Because of our talented workforce we are able to provide a quality healthcare experience to our patients and community. We strive to create an inclusive environment in which individual diversity can be leveraged and thrive. Christiana Care Health System is an equal opportunity employer, firmly committed to prohibiting discrimination, whose staff is reflective of its community and considers qualified applicants for open positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, pregnancy, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.