Mercy Health (Multiple Locations) Flight Paramedic 24 in Saint Robert, Missouri
We're a Little Different Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service. We don't believe in jobs at Company , we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. At Company , you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow. This position is engaged in the practice of emergency medicine that required substantial judgment and knowledge and proficient skills needed to provide safe and therapeutic paramedic care to critical patients. This Flight Paramedic will share the responsibility with the flight nurse to provide care during each mission, accurately assessing and dealing with life-threatening situations. The flight paramedic must abide by state law, Company Life Line Protocol, and hospital policies and procedures. Performs related duties as assigned.QUALIFICATIONS: Because you're committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Company . That's why you'll bring to your role the right set of qualifications: Licensure: Current MO EMP-P or, if working in Branson West, AR EMT-P. Current provider in ACLS, PALS, and PHTLS or ITLS.Experience: ALS care for at least three years with demonstrated above average abilities and skills.Certifications: FP-C or CCP-C certifications required for Paramedics who conduct critical care transports and have been employed with air medical services for more than two years. Flight Paramedics with less than two years of critical care experience will complete within two years of hire. Must have, or be able to complete during first year of service, NRP and HAZMAT.Other: Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities: Expected to be capable for performing patient care of critically ill or seriously injured patients, for all age groups. Must possess the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each patients requirements relative to his or her age specific needs and to provide the care needed. Must be physically fit and able to lift heavy loads, work in all climate conditions, and expect to be exposed to the outdoor elements on a daily basis. Must be able to practice excellent job mechanics in a confined area, be able to deal with stressful situations, make sound and accurate judgments concerning patient care, and adapt to changing environment with constant interruptions. Mist be able to pass a yearly flight fitness evaluation that demands you push, pull, and grip up to 75lbs. and pinch up to 20lbs. You will also be expected to kneel, crouch, and crawl occasionally. Must be able to use a Cardiac Monitor, Non-Invasive/Invasive BP Monitor, Mechanical Ventilator, Co2 Monitor, IABP, Infusion Pump and computer. As of 7/1/2017, the new weight requirement will be 230 lbs or less in full uniform flight suit and boots. We'll Support You at Work and Home Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a "top 100 places to work." We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply..EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/VeteransEmployer's Job# 777838Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement..