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Lifeline - Paramedic - ALS/BLS

System Clinical Services
Date Posted
29 September, 2021
Schedule & Shift
Full Time
Rotating
Requisition Number
313418
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Lifeline - Paramedic - ALS/BLS

Job Description

Overview

Are you seeking an opportunity to continue developing your professional career while striving to
provide the best care for the community you serve? Then the Paramedic position at IUH LifeLine is the one for you! The LifeLine team has been servicing the downtown Indianapolis community since 1979 and is one of the most comprehensive and largest hospital-based programs in the nation.

Our teams service their surrounding communities and areas, functioning as one of the main modes of inter-facility transports between IU Health locations and communities. Our Paramedics lead all aspects of and manage the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients. This included patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

A team member will have the chance to coordinate and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult,
and elderly patients. Therefore, they need to possess the required knowledge and skill for care. During care, Paramedics may be required to acquire consents and authorizations from the patient or legal guardians. As a crew member, there are opportunities to work with ground-breaking technology available in our ambulances.

Outside of working with state of the art technology and equipment, IU Health provides several
options when it comes to planning for the future. The IUH organization offers several different incentives for every member of staff. From opportunities to stay healthy and volunteer in the communities. Employees of IU also continue their education with certifications and licensure courses. Our benefited employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement if they wanted to go back to school!

Responsible for the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Responsible for relaying and receiving information regarding the patient and patient condition. Responsible for complying with all regulatory requirements, departmental policy and practice, safety policies and practice, hospital policies, and operating within the scope of a Paramedic as defined by the state of Indiana. Must possess the required knowledge and skills to appropriately care for and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly patients.May be required to drive ambulance to and from referral hospital. May be required to transport patients. May be required to obtain consents and authorizations form patient or legal guardians. May be required to record time of ambulance run. May be required to process billing and daily reports.

 Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. ACLS;BLS;PALS;EMT-P Indiana Paramedic license required.
• Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire.
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire.
• Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or its equivalency(s) to be obtained within initial probationary period.
• Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or its equivalency must be obtained within initial probationary period.
• NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 to be obtained with initial probationary period.
• Minimum of 1 year ALS Paramedic experience preferred.
• Ability to make independent, clinical and operational competent decisions in a challenging environment.
• In addition to these requirements, the Community Paramedic for Heart & Lung Ctr also has these requirements: Requires successful completion of IUH BMH Community Paramedic/Integrated HealthCare Core Curriculum within 6 months of hire, minimum of 4 years of paramedic experience preferred.

 

Safeguarding our patients and each other is an important part of how we deliver the best care possible to the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, IU Health requires all new hires to receive various vaccinations, including the influenza and COVID-19 vaccines, barring an approved exemption. New hires will also be provided the option to submit proof of previous vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine is not required to begin employment; however, all team members need to be fully vaccinated by September 1, 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity and inclusion at IU Health. IU Health does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, national origin, gender identity and/or expression, marital status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Qualifications for the Lifeline - Paramedic - ALS/BLS Role

Overview

Are you seeking an opportunity to continue developing your professional career while striving to
provide the best care for the community you serve? Then the Paramedic position at IUH LifeLine is the one for you! The LifeLine team has been servicing the downtown Indianapolis community since 1979 and is one of the most comprehensive and largest hospital-based programs in the nation.

Our teams service their surrounding communities and areas, functioning as one of the main modes of inter-facility transports between IU Health locations and communities. Our Paramedics lead all aspects of and manage the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients. This included patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations.

A team member will have the chance to coordinate and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult,
and elderly patients. Therefore, they need to possess the required knowledge and skill for care. During care, Paramedics may be required to acquire consents and authorizations from the patient or legal guardians. As a crew member, there are opportunities to work with ground-breaking technology available in our ambulances.

Outside of working with state of the art technology and equipment, IU Health provides several
options when it comes to planning for the future. The IUH organization offers several different incentives for every member of staff. From opportunities to stay healthy and volunteer in the communities. Employees of IU also continue their education with certifications and licensure courses. Our benefited employees are eligible for tuition reimbursement if they wanted to go back to school!

Responsible for the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations. Responsible for relaying and receiving information regarding the patient and patient condition. Responsible for complying with all regulatory requirements, departmental policy and practice, safety policies and practice, hospital policies, and operating within the scope of a Paramedic as defined by the state of Indiana. Must possess the required knowledge and skills to appropriately care for and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly patients.May be required to drive ambulance to and from referral hospital. May be required to transport patients. May be required to obtain consents and authorizations form patient or legal guardians. May be required to record time of ambulance run. May be required to process billing and daily reports.

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     Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent required. ACLS;BLS;PALS;EMT-P Indiana Paramedic license required.
  •  Basic Life Support (BLS) required upon hire.
  •  Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) required upon hire.
  •  Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or its equivalency(s) to be obtained within initial probationary period.
  •  Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) or its equivalency must be obtained within initial probationary period.
  •  NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800 to be obtained with initial probationary period.
  •  Minimum of 1 year ALS Paramedic experience preferred.
  •  Ability to make independent, clinical and operational competent decisions in a challenging environment.
  •  In addition to these requirements, the Community Paramedic for Heart & Lung Ctr also has these requirements: Requires successful completion of IUH BMH Community Paramedic/Integrated HealthCare Core Curriculum within 6 months of hire, minimum of 4 years of paramedic experience preferred.

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Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive health system, with 16 hospitals and more than 34,000 team members serving Hoosiers across the state. Our partnership with the Indiana University School of Medicine gives our team members access to the very latest science and the very best training, advancing care for all. We’re looking for team members who share the things that matter most to us. People who are inspired by challenging and meaningful work for the good of every patient. People who are compassionate and serve with a purpose. People who aspire to excellence every day. People who are always ready to apply themselves.

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