Paramedic PRN in Warrenton, VA at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 8/6/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Fauquier Health

The Emergency Department Paramedic position is an experienced professional that provides care in the Emergency Department setting in accordance with the Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Nursing delegation and supervision guidelines and within the scope of practice of a Paramedic in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Paramedic will work in collaboration with all members of the health care team to provide care to all Emergency Department patients, under the direct supervision of the Emergency Services Physician and general direction of the Emergency Services Director. They will work as part of a team with the Registered Nurse accountable for the patient care assignment. Specific tasks can be delegated by the RN or MD. Provide service across the lifespan (infants, toddlers, preschool, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics). Major responsibilities for this position are: safety and emergency procedures, documentation, patient care tasks and procedures, unit support, communication/customer service, safety, and professional development.

Reports to: Director, Emergency Department

FLSA: Non-exempt

Job Requirements


Minimum Education
□ High school diploma or equivalent X Required
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Good communication and computer skills; ability to work with others as a team to ensure quality patient care.

Major responsibilities for this position are safety and emergency procedures, documentation, patient care tasks and procedures, unit support, communication/customer service, safety, and professional development.

Successful completion of a Paramedic training course.

LICENSES: Must have and maintain a Virginia Division of EMS EMT-Paramedic or Intermediate certification

CERTIFICATIONS: BLS, ACLS and PALS provider courses required upon hire. Handle With Care training within 90 days of hire.

Required Skills

Certifications:
□ Basic Life Support (BLS) □ Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) □ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) □ Neonatal Resuscitation Provider (NRP) □ Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) □Other__________________________ □Other_________________________Populations Served
□ Does not treat or care for patients.
X Neonate (<30 days)
X Infant (<1 year)
X Early Childhood (1 year and <5 years)
X Late Childhood (5 years and <13 years)
X Adolescent (13 and <17 years)
X Young Adult (17 to <30 years)
X Middle Adult (30 years to <60 years)
X Older Adult (>60 years)
Protected Health Information
Type of Protected Information Accessed:
X Demographic
X Clinical
X Insurance
X Financial
X Complete Medical Record
Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure
While performing this job, occupational exposure is present for all employees
Physical Requirements - Physical Dexterity and Effort: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%
Bending/Stooping □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Climbing □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Keyboard Data Entry □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Kneeling □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Lifting/Moving Patients □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Reaching □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Running X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Sitting □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Squatting □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Standing □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Walking □ rarely,□ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Pushing / Pulling: 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Pushing / Pulling: 26-75 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Pushing/Pulling: over 75 lbs. □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Lifting/Carrying (non-patient) : 0-25 lbs. □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Lifting/Carrying (non-patient) : 26-75 lbs. □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Lifting/Carrying (non-patient) : over 75 lbs. □ rarely, X occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Visual Acuity, Hearing and Speaking: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%
Audible Speech □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Hearing Acuity □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Smelling Acuity X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Taste Discrimination X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Vision: Depth Perception □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Vision: Distinguish Color X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Vision: Seeing Far □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Vision: Seeing Near □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly
Biological: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%
Biohazardous waste/ hazards X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Blood and/or bodily fluids □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly
Communicable diseases/pathogens □ rarely, □ occasionally, X frequently, □ constantly

Chemical: Rarely <1%, Occasionally 1-33%, Frequently 34-66%, Constantly 67-100%
Asbestos or lead X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Cytotoxic Chemicals X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Dust X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Hazardous Chemicals X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Gases/Vapors/Fumes X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Hazardous Medication X rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, □ constantly
Latex □ rarely, □ occasionally, □ frequently, X constantly


LifePoint Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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