Paramedic

Johnston-Willis Hospital - Richmond, VA3.7

Full-time
Paramedic(Job Number: 00035-44152)

Work Location: United States-Virginia-Richmond-Johnston-Willis Hospital
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Nursing Support

Description

See why our employees love working at Johnston Willis Hospital!

We've been delivering top quality healthcare to Greater Richmond and the Tri-Cities area for more than 100 years, which means you can depend on our experience to provide the exceptional care you need. Our 292-bed hospital offers a full range of healthcare services, with specialties in cancer care—through the Thomas Johns Cancer Hospital—as well as inpatient rehabilitation (with all private rooms), our ER is a state-authorized level III trauma center and neuroscience, including our first-in-Richmond Gamma Knife Center.

The Emergency Room at Johnston Willis Hospital:
Level III Trauma Center - focus in geriatric trauma
24 beds and 3 Fast Track beds
Comprehensive Stroke Center
High Oncology Population (adjacent to Sarah Cannon Oncology Center)

What Sets Us Apart:
“I love my co-workers and the ability to help others”
“I love the patient population, my leadership, and flexibility of schedule. There is always a learning opportunity and a fast paced environment”
“Colleagues make it fun to be at work, we have a great relationship with our ED providers, and flexible scheduling”
“Great learning experiences, fast paced, great people”
“Amazing co-workers keep me in good spirits even when the work is difficult”

Benefits we offer:
Medical Insurance
Dental Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
Paid Time Off
Employee Discount Program
Employee Stock Purchase Program
Tuition Reimbursement
What job functions will you perform?

Contributes information to a licensed nurse to the assessment of the health status of Emergency Department patients
Participates with the licensed nurse in the development and modification of the patient's plan of care
Assists the licensed nurse in implementation of plan of care and documents in chart patient response to intervention
Maintains a well-stocked unit
Maintains competence with Meditech system
Communicates effectively with internal and external customers

Qualifications

EDUCATION:
High School Graduate or GED equivalent (required)
Successful completion of Paramedic training course (required)

LICENSURE:
Virginia Division of EMS EMT-Paramedic certification (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (required)
American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) for Health Care Providers (required)
PALS certification; PHTLS or BTLS certification (preferred)

EXPERIENCE:
Previous ER or comparable experience (required)
3 years field experience as a certified EMT-Paramedic (preferred)

HOURS:
Full Time
12hr Evening Shifts (1p-1a & 3p-3a)
Weekend & Holiday requirements
We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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