This is a per Diem Paramedic position working in the Emergency department at Houghton hospital.
Carries out therapeutic measures for patients in the Emergency Department while working with the emergency team as directed by the Administrative Medical Director or online qualified physician (per R9-25-204, 205), and ED Nursing Leadership.
Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements
Education: "Required: High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience
Preferred: Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training."
Experience: Required: One year experience in a pre-hospital setting.
Skills: Perform Medical treatments, procedures, and skills that are within the scope of practice for a CEP as defined by ADHS & are also permissible by both Northwest Medical Center and the Administrative Medical Director. Appropriate prioritization and planning skills, while achieving safety and quality in a high volume environment; Engaging and effective communication and service skills; Adherence to policy and procedures; Process improvement oriented; Self-initiative to assist with whatever is needed.
AZ state CEP certification -OR- National EMS Certification as a Paramedic from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians
American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) BLS, PALS and ACLS certifications"
Northwest Medical Center Houghton is a 52-bed, full-service hospital serving Tucson's east side. With a cath lab, labor and delivery unit, intensive care and neonatal intensive care units, full lab and radiology services and four operating rooms supporting a broad array of specialties, Northwest Medical Center Houghton holds plenty of opportunity for applicants. Whether caring for patients at the bedside or supporting the hospital in a non-clinical role, we're excited to build a team who can really make an impact on our community. NMC Houghton is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer: race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.