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Paramedic-Transport - ALS (Mahoning Valley) (Full-Time)

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Akron Children's Hospital

Ohio, OH
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

About Us

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.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. 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

(3) 12 hour shifts. Variable times.

Position Summary:

Assesses, and implements patient care as directed by protocol or the Dedicated Transport Nurse (DTN) for premature neonatal, pediatric and adult patients during transport in accordance with departmental standards of care and practice. Participates in the education of referral staff, patients, parents and ACH staff. Able to work on an on-call basis as needed voluntarily.

Position Qualifications:
Currently licensed as an E.M.T.-Paramedic in the State of Ohio. Minimum three (3) years' experience at the Paramedic level with demonstrated critical thinking skills. Valid Ohio driver's license without restrictions and acceptable driving record in accordance with policy is required. Current Health Care Provider BLS (or equivalent) training is required. PALS, ACLS, ATLS or PFCCS, NRP, STABLE, and ABLS are required within one year of hire. American Heart Association (AHA) is the organization designated for BLS, ACLS, PEARS and PALS - for clarification see Department of Nursing Training Requirements for CPR and Resuscitation policy. Certification such as CC-EMTP, FP-C, CCP-C, or CNPT is required within two years of employment. Previous Critical Care Transport and pediatric experience preferred. Successful completion of transport orientation and maintenance of airway / procedural skills. Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal, and organizational skills required.

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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Reference: 694181445