Paramedic Kidsport (Full-Time)
Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Akron Children's Hospital
Akron Children's Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children's hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 800,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.
We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.
- To treat every child as we would our own
- To treat others as they would like to be treated
- To turn no child away for any reason
We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.
Shift Information: Variable
(2) 12 hour shifts, (2) 8 hour shifts.
Position Summary :Assists in the Intra-hospital transport of pediatric and adult patients as directed by Registered Nursing staff. Assesses patient status and implements patient care during intra-hospital transports. Assists with procedures and monitoring of patients during procedures within departmental standards of care and practice. Assists other staff members in patient care and movement/repositioning of patients.
Currently certified as an E.M.T.-Paramedic in the State of Ohio. Minimum of 1 year experience at the Paramedic level required. Current Health Care Provider BLS (or equivalent) training is required. PALS and ACLS are required on hire or within one year of hire. Successful completion of Kidsport orientation and maintenance of procedural skills. Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills required.
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