The Hospital Paramedic provides direct patient care to patients requiring emergency treatment and transport, in the out of hospital setting, and during inter-facility transports. He/she is an active member of the OCAHS ambulance team. He/she assists with inpatient and outpatient services within his/her scope of practice to include assisting with respiratory treatments, EKG’s, injections, infusions, and patient monitoring during procedures. He/she also assists with patient care in the emergency room.
Number of Hours:
Full-time: 36 hours/week
Casual: 0–12 hours/week
Full-time: 3 shifts per week. 24 hour shift of on-site, 7 am – 7 pm, and then on call 7 pm – 7 am. Every 4th weekend & holiday.
Casual: No regular schedule, fill-in as needed. 24 hour shift of on-site 7 am – 7 pm and then on call 7 pm – 7 am. Will be required to work ER/Ambulance 1 day shift in a 4 week period.
Educational Requirements: Iowa Paramedic, BLS, ACLS required. NRP, PHTLS certifications preferred.
Other: Will be required to be within 5 minute response range of the hospital when on call. Sleep apartments are available onsite.