Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic (1 F/T evening position)
Stony Brook University Hospital - New York, NY

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Descriptive Title: Emergency Medical Services - Paramedic (1 F/T evening position) REF#: UH-S-1000-13-I

Budget Title: Paramedic State Classified Position

Department: Emergency Medical Services State Line#: 16431

Grade: SG-14 Campus: Stony Brook University Hospital

Required Qualifications: New York State Health Department certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or an Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) and the appropriate New York State driver's license for the type of vehicle to be operated.

Preferred Qualifications:
Brief Description of Duties: Under the supervision of an attending physician, Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedic) provide life support services and transport patients in need of emergency hospital care.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PARAMEDIC): performs as the primary care provider in the out-of-hospital setting. Clinical duties include: patient assessment; peripheral and central IV insertion; specimen collection; use of pneumatic shock garments; administration of medications; endotracheal intubations including rapid sequence intubation; administration of oxygen and medical gases via appropriate devices including transport ventilators; EKG monitoring; 12 lead acquirement; defibrillation; cardioversion; spinal immobilization; chest decompression; cricothyroidotomy, trans-tracheal insufflation; monitoring of invasive vital signs; and other medical procedures. Certified in BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and IABP (Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump). Responsible for advanced life support radio operation; takes pertinent information from out-of-hospital medical providers and relays medical orders; maintains computer database on ambulance calls and assists in analyzing all aspects of out-of-hospital care; maintains equipment and medical supplies; operates the ambulance; coordinates transportation; provides direct patient care aboard Suffolk County Police Medevac Helicopter; precepts students in the clinical setting; orients new students; provides administrative support to the Emergency Services Coordinator, and may supervise Emergency Medical Technicians.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PARAMEDIC): possess extensive knowledge, skills, training and experience in the management of patients in the out-of-hospital setting; expert in the stabilization and transportation of patients to and between medical facilities by ground or air; may supervise Emergency Medical Technicians.

Other Duties: Other duties consistent with the title.

Special Notes: 1 Full-Time evening position 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm - Rotating schedule including every other weekend.

Please note Stony Brook University Medical Center is a smoke free environment.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

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