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Paramedic - PRN

Company: Sovah Health - Danville
Location: Danville
Posted on: June 7, 2024

Job Description:

SOVAH Health - DanvilleWho We Are:People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. SOVAH Health - Danville is a 250-bed hospital with the region's only designated Chest Pain Center and Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center. We are an academic teaching site for residents, medical students, nurses, nurse practitioners, pharmacists, and physician assistants.Where We Are: - - - - - - From our beautiful rolling countryside to our thriving downtown, Danville offers big city amenities with quaint, small-town charm. We are home to a thriving art and entertainment scene, numerous local restaurants and shops, diverse educational institutions, and vast recreational opportunities.Why Choose Us: - Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees - Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees - Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance - Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants - Professional development, Growth Opportunities, and Mentor-based training - And much more--- - - - Position Summary: - - - - - Sovah Danville is seeking a full-time Paramedic PRN to respond to calls for emergency medical services and provide patient care as directed and/or determined necessary.

Safely navigates ambulance to patient's location.Provides stabilization of scene and requests additional assistance as necessary.Determines nature and extent of illness or injury and patient's history from available sources. Administers emergency medical care within the scope of practice, including patient stabilization, monitoring, and resuscitation, from the scene to the receiving medical facility.Contacts medical personnel, reports/records observations and follows directives.Maintains equipment, restocks supplies, and cleans ambulance as necessary.Minimum Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required and graduate of an EMT Paramedic program.
Required Skills:
Ability to respond quickly and calmly under stressful or emergencies.Requires flexibility in scheduling with the ability to work all shift patterns including weekends and holidays to ensure continuity of care and nursing coverage to the patients of Sovah Health Danville on all units.Required Certifications/Licenses:
Basic Life Support (BLS) American Heart Association requiredAdvanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) American Heart Association required.Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) American Heart Association required within 90 days of hire.Current licensure by the state of Virginia as an EMT-ParamedicMinimum Work Experience:
One-year field experience as a Paramedic is required. -EEOC Statement:SOVAH Health - Danville 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.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Sovah Health - Danville, Danville , Paramedic - PRN, Healthcare , Danville, Virginia

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