Lawrence General Hospital Paramedic in Lawrence, Massachusetts

Paramedic:

Paramedics will provide all aspects of Advanced Life Support (ALS) treatment and transport of patients in the emergency pre-hospital setting. Evaluate the nature and extent of acute illness or injury and establishes priorities for BLS and ALS treatment. Carry out procedures based upon Statewide Treatment Protocols, Standard Operating Guidelines and Medical Control direction when applicable. Manage the emergency patient's environment in a manner that assures optimal on-scene care as well as expedient transportation to the most appropriate medical facility. This includes efficient utilization of EMS resources such as local first responders, BLS and special resources/equipment. Performs all skills applicable to the Scope of Practice for Massachusetts certified Paramedics.

Minimum Requirements:

· High School Diploma,

· Massachusetts Certified Paramedic (current)

· Advanced Cardiac Life Support

· Basic Cardiac Life Support-Healthcare Provider Level

· Pediatric Advanced Life Support (or equivalent)

· Driver's License (in good standing)

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of 2 years ALS experience in an active 9-1-1 setting, NIMS 100, 200, 700, 800, hazmat awareness or operations level, International Trauma Life Support or equivalent (PHTLS, ATLS), Advanced Burn Life Support (ABLS), Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Completion of Interfacility Transport Training Program and related experience, CEVO, EVOC or equivalent preferred .

Lawrence General Hospital offers competitive compensation and benefits which include:

· Competitive wages including evening, night and weekend shift differentials

· Health and Dental insurance for employees working 24-hours or more a week

· Flexible Spending Account for dependent care and medical expenses

· 403 (b) Retirement savings account with employer contributions

· Fulltime employees accumulate 260 hours per year of paid time off (PTO)

· Group Life insurance

· Tuition reimbursement

· Direct deposit

· RTN Federal Credit Union on site

· Discounts on Vision, Auto, Home and Pet Insurance

· Department sponsored continuing education

All applicants that receive an offer of employment will have the following conducted;

· Successfully pass pre-employment physical exam

· Be nicotine free-tested as part of pre-employment physical

· Drug screen-tested as part of pre-employment physical

· Criminal Offender Record Information search (CORI)

· Driving record review and meet acceptable standards per LGH insurance carrier

· Education verification

References (if applicable)

All applications and resumes must be submitted electronically, no phone calls please.