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Penn Medicine Paramedic - Emergency Department @ the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Full Time in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Paramedic - Emergency Department @ the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania - Full Time

  • Job ID :98514

  • Job Category: EMT/Transport

  • Specialty Area: EMT/Transport

  • Primary Shift: Variable

  • Work Schedule: Full Time

  • Penn Medicine Entity: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Address: 3400 Spruce St

  • Education Required: Per Position Description

  • Experience Required: Per Position Description

  • Employment Type: Full-Time Regular

Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?

Position Description :

The Emergency Department Technician is an integral member of the health care team who delivers quality care through collaboration and communication with team members. They work under the direct supervision of the registered nurse to support and assist the nurse in the delivery of quality care to patients and families. Some of the major responsibilities will include collection and reporting of patient data, incorporating organizational competencies of superior quality care, and assuming responsibility and accountability for their role performance outcomes while supporting UPHS’s Standards of Excellence.

Minimum Requirements :

• High school diploma and previous ED experience preferred.

• Must be a paramedic (EMT-P).

• ACLS and CPR required.

Additional Information :

The Emergency Department of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is located in the heart of University City in West Philadelphia and has an annual volume of over 72,000 patients a year. The patient population is diverse, as the ED functions as the major tertiary care center for the entire Philadelphia region. There is a high level of acuity in the HUP ED with an admission rate of 22%, representing 30-35% of the admissions to the hospital. The Emergency Department is a 43-bed unit. The Psychiatric Emergency Evaluation Center (PEEC) has 3 observation beds and can care for a maximum of 6 patients at a time. The Emergency Department nurses care for a diverse population of patients requiring many levels of care. These patients require the nurse to be competent in a myriad of skill sets which range from the care of the critically ill to the fast track population.

We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.