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Hospital Paramedic

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

Schedule:  
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.