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Paramedic - Ambulance Dept.

Company: Ascension
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:


  • Sign-on bonus: $10,000.00
  • Department: Ambulance Dept.
  • Schedule: Full-Time - Rotating Schedule
  • Hospital: Ascension/St. Vincent Kokomo
  • Location: St. Vincent Kokomo

    Paid time off (PTO)Various health insurance options & wellness plansRetirement benefits including employer match plansLong-term & short-term disabilityEmployee assistance programs (EAP)Parental leave & adoption assistanceTuition reimbursementWays to give back to your community Please note, benefits and benefits eligibility can vary by position, exclusions may apply for some roles (for example: PRN, Short-Term Option, etc.). Connect with your Talent Advisor today for additional specifics.

    Provide advanced life support for critically ill/injured patients at the scene and during transport as part of the transport team.
    • Identify, intervene, and stabilize the ill or injured patient during interfacility and intrafacility as part of the transport team in collaboration with the transport physician and/or Registered Nurse.
    • Initiate and implement interventions based on transport team protocols.
    • Monitor, record and communicate patient condition and treatment, as appropriate.
    • Contact receiving medical personnel, report observations and follow directives.
    • Inspect, maintain and care for equipment to ensure safety of the transport team, patients and public.
    • May be required to drive an ambulance to transport patients and/or supplies.

      Licensure / Certification / Registration:
      • Advanced Life Support obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted required.
      • BLS Provider obtained within 1 Month (30 days) of hire date or job transfer date. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted required.
      • Drivers License obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date required.
      • Pediatric Advanced Life Support obtained within 6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transferdate. American Heart Association or American Red Cross accepted required.
      • One or more of the following required:
        • Emergency Medical Tech credentialed from the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
        • Paramedic credentialed from the Indiana Department of Homeland Security obtained prior to hire date or job transfer date.
        • Certification specializing in Neonatal Resuscitation preferred.
        • Certification specializing in ER Vehicle Operation preferred.
        • Instructor specializing in Pediatric Adv Life Support preferred.
        • Certified Prehospital Trauma Life Spprt preferred. Education:
          • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required. Work Experience:
            • 3 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services required.
            • 5 years of experience in Emergency Medical Services preferred.
              Additional Preferences

              No additional preferences.
              Why Join Our Team

              Ascension St. Vincent in Indiana has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. With 24 hospitals throughout the greater Indianapolis and Evansville areas, Ascension St. Vincent offers careers in a wide range of services including acute and long-term care, bariatrics, cancer care, cardiovascular services, emergency services, neuroscience, orthopedics, pediatric services, primary and urgent care, women's health services and more. Ascension is a leading non-profit, faith-based national health system made up of over 150,000 associates and 2,600 sites of care, including more than 140 hospitals and 40 senior living communities in 19 states. Our Mission, Vision and Values encompass everything we do at Ascension. Every associate is empowered to give back, volunteer and make a positive impact in their community. Ascension careers are more than jobs; they are opportunities to enhance your life and the lives of the people around you.
              Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

              Ascension will provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all associates and applicants for employment regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, sexual orientation, gender identification or expression, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, genetic information, carrier status or any other legally protected status or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. For further information, view the EEO Know Your Rights (English) poster or EEO Know Your Rights (Spanish) poster. Pay Non-Discrimination Notice Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants. E-Verify
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