Atlantic Health System

PD FLIGHT PARAMEDIC

US-NJ-Livingston
Requisition #
00092874
Position Type
PerDiem
Category
Service
Department
01311000-HELICOPTER
Atlantic Ambulance- Livingston

Overview

Atlantic Ambulance, a member of Atlantic Health System, is seeking a Per-Diem Flight Paramedic working primarily 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM, including 1 weekend a month.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions:


• Provides high quality patient treatment in the air-medical environment.
• Ability to perform head-to-toe assessment and re-assessment as per policy. This includes neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric populations.
• Participates in Quality Improvement initiatives as assigned.
• Maintains equipment and inventory as per policy.
• Interacts effectively and efficiently with members of the medical team, transferring facility, or on-scene healthcare providers.
• Executes plans and interventions based on assessment as well as complete documentation of such treatment.

• Communicates with physicians, nurses, and other healthcare professionals to achieve optimal and coordinated patient care
• Education of healthcare professionals about service, clinical abilities, limitations, and safety of the Atlantic Ambulance helicopter program.
• Responsible for compliance and accountability with the air-medical regulations and AHS/AAC policies.
• Assists in the daily operation, policy, safety enforcement, and on-going training for all healthcare professionals.
• Continual evaluation of personal education and the pursuit of relevant continuing education
• Assists the air-medical team identify hazards to the flight crew or aircraft on the ground, during take-off and landing, or during transit.
• Other duties as assigned by the management staff.

 

 

Qualifications

Education:


• High School Diploma or GED required
• Current NJ MICU certification, flight paramedic endorsement a plus
• Some college preferred

 

 

Certifications:


• Required Certifications (Instructor credentials preferred):
   o CPR
   o ACLS
   o PALS or equivalent
   o PHTLS or equivalent
   o NJ MICP certification


• Suggested Certifications
   o Critical Care
   o FP-C

 

Related Experience:

 

• Minimum of 5 years full-time pre-hospital paramedic experience (Paramedic)
• Valid driver’s license with excellent driving record

• Demonstrated experience in Leadership. Team focused, and department driven
• Customer focused, appreciation of Public and Community Relations
• Excellent, documented performance appraisals

• Patient Advocate
• Superior clinical abilities and judgment – continual reassessment of work/patient care environment for safety and appropriateness; adapts to those environments.
• Meets the applicable weight requirement set forth by the designated helicopter agency.

 

 

 

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 9th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you’ll find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families and our employees.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

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