Ascension Health Paramedic - Emergency Department in Wichita, Kansas

We Are Hiring

Title:Paramedic

City, State: Wichita, KS

Location: VC Hospital St Francis

Department: Emergency Department 001

Additional Job Details:PRN

Rotating hours to include evening andnight hours

Why Join Ascension?

Via Christi Health's rich history of serving the people of Kansas and the surrounding region dates back more than 100 years to the healing ministries of our founding congregations. Today, Via Christi Health, part of Ascension, is the largest provider of healthcare services in Kansas. Based in Wichita, we serve Kansas and northeast Oklahoma through our doctors, hospitals, senior villages and health services.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Via Christi Health, you will have the opportunity to providebasic and advanced life support treatment, care and evaluation of patients on scene and during air transport.

You will:

  • Identifies, intervenes, and stabilizes the ill or injured patient during interfacility and intrafacility transport under the direction and in collaboration with the transport physician and/or Registered Nurse (RN).

  • Initiates and implements interventions based on transport team protocols. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition and treatment, as appropriate.

  • Provides population specific education to the patient and family about the patient's illness and therapeutic interventions.

  • Inspects, maintains and cares for equipment to ensure safety of the transport team, patients and public.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

  • Required Credential(s):

  • Advanced Life Supportcredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within12 Months (1 year)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • BLS Providercredentialed from theAmerican Heart Association (AHA)obtained within3 Months (90 days)of hire date or job transfer date.

  • Paramediccredentialed from theKansas Board of Emergency Medical Services (KSBEMS).

  • Preferred Credential(s):

  • Drivers Licensecredentialed from theKansas Department of Motor Vehicles.

Education:

  • Diploma

  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Work Experience:

  • None required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Via Christi Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Please see the link below for more information.

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccpeeosupplementfinaljrfqa508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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