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Hunterdon Health Care System Paramedic in Flemington, New Jersey

Position Summary

  • Provides the highest quality advanced life support care wherever the emergent situation arises.

Primary Position Responsibilities

  • Provide “911” MICU coverage of a predetermined, geographic response region. Provide Advanced and Basic Life Support to all life-threatening requests for service.

  • Maintain MICU vehicles, quarters, equipment, and medication inventory as detailed in the “Daily Shift Responsibilities” form.

  • Complete and distribute Electronic Patient Care Reports and all required documentation necessary for statistics and record keeping.

  • Operate MICU vehicle in emergency and non-emergency situations.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education:

  • Required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in Paramedic Science

  • Minimum Years of Experience (Amount, Type and Variation):

  • Required:

  • Minimum of 1 year as EMT in high volume, primary “911” system

  • (High volume system, > than 1,000 calls per year)

  • Preferred:

  • 2-3 years of Advanced Life Support/Critical Care experience

  • License, Registry or Certification:

  • Required:

  • Certification as a State of New Jersey Paramedic (Or New Jersey Licensed RN with current EMT card and minimum of at least 1 year Critical Care experience)

  • Advanced Specialized Certification(s):

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

  • Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)

  • Drivers License: Valid Drivers License

  • Preferred:

  • Technical Training in Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)

  • Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities:

  • Required:

  • Excellent emergency care skills

  • Ability to work with others as a member of an emergency care team

  • Superior communication skills

  • Familiar with the routine aspects of the local emergency medical services system

  • Preferred:

  • None

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