WellStar Health Systems Paramedic in Atlanta, Georgia

Job Title:

Paramedic

Job ID:

AM-1134331

City:

Atlanta, GA

Facility:

WellStar Atlanta Medical Ctr

Employment Type:

Regular

Full/Part Time:

Full-Time

Shift:

Nights

Department:

Emergency Dept

Description:

WellStar

Work where you live, love what you do and stay where you can grow. WellStar is the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, priding itself in investing back into the communities that we serve. Our culture of caring is evident by being recognized three years in a row nationally by Fortune ® Magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For, as well as the recommendations and referrals we receive.

Come see why our employees love their career at WellStar and enjoy work-life balance and the opportunity for advancement from within.

Apply today to become the newest shining star in our ever-growing healthcare network.

This is at our Downtown Campus!

The Paramedic, under the supervision of the Professional Registered Nurse is responsible for facilitating age-appropriate, culturally and ethnically sensitive care, maintaining a safe environment, educating patients and their families, collecting information, communicating effectively, and utilizing technology. The paramedic participates, under the supervision of the RN, in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the delivery of health care services and task. The role of the Paramedic also includes patient advocacy, teaching and performance improvement. The paramedic role is not a clinical supervising role.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: minimum requirements to be considered qualified to do the job.

Required Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent. Required

Minimum Experience: 1 year minimum of patient care experience. (Preferred)

Required Minimum Certification: Successful completion and certification as a NREMT EMT-Paramedic recommended. Licensed as a paramedic in the State of Georgia. Must be BLS PALS, ACLS

Crisis Management Training (CPI, Healthy Interventions, other) required within 1 year of hire. ASLS (as required by hospital policy). Paramedics shall perform only those skills listed under their licensure level and as further restricted by hospital policies, and only once they have been trained/competency validated on those skills, and credentialed to perform those skills by the hospital.

Required Minimum Skills:

Skill and ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.

Skill and ability to handle multiple priorities and deadlines.

Ability to work as a member of a team.

Basic computer skills. EMR training post hire