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SCL Health Ambulance Paramedic in Brighton, Colorado

You You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as an AmbulanceParamedic You re ready to roll up your sleeves Eager to ask questions And willing to go above and beyond to ease a patient s pain You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something evengreater Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team isinvincible Us Our emergency medicine doctors, specialty-trained nurses and techniciansprovide the highest quality of care, providing assessment,resuscitation, surgery, intensive care, stabilization of injuredpatients and emergency operations We are proud to offer a high level of care as a Certified Chest PainCenter, Primary Stroke Center, and Level III Trauma Center Our ED is equipped with: 16 private rooms for the safety and privacy of ourpatients A dedicated trauma bay An orthopedic procedure room Four negativeair-flow rooms for necessary respiratory and airborne isolation In addition,our Platte Valley ED team is trained to identify and treat less seriousconditions quickly If our patients need a higher level of care than is available with us, werely on our resources and partnerships to get our patients quickly to theright experts within the hospital, at another SCL Health facility, oranywhere that provides appropriate care We maintain a 24-hour helipad for emergent evacuation and inter-facilitytransport of patients Platte Valley Medical Center is a partner of SCL Health which is a nonprofithealthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care Our 98-bed community hospital is proud to offer comprehensive, integratedcare focused on holistic health We are proud to extend the mission of SCL Health by providing care for thepoor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mindand social well-being To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address yourholistic health Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobaccocessation, classes, counseling and paid time off We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning We Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace We ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones) We ll hello and high five We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality inhealing We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn Your day As an Ambulance Paramedic you need to know how to: Be responsible for thedelivery of high quality emergency medical care to the sick and injured in thepre-hospital setting Be able to interact in a positive, professional mannerwith co-workers, other emergency service agencies, patients, familymembers and the general public Provide patient care under protocols set by theagency's Medical Director and be responsible for knowing and accuratelycarrying out these protocols Be able to quickly assess life-threateningsituations and provide appropriate advanced life support intervention forthese conditions Perform procedures including: the placement of intravenouslines, intubation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, 3 lead and 12 lead EKGinterpretation, defibrillation, chest decompression and medicationadministration Possess a broad based knowledge of emergency medicine includingboth basic and advanced life support and a strong understanding of theappropriate pharmacological intervention in life threatening situations Assureambulances are fully stocked and ready for service at the start of eachshift, assuring all equipment is in good working order Assure assignedambulance engine fluid levels are appropriate for safe operation, allvehicle lights and audible/visual warning devices are functioning at thebeginning of each shift Safely drive and operate the ambulance Be vigilanttowar