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Tufts Medicine ED Paramedic in Lowell, Massachusetts

Lowell General Hospital is looking for an experienced ED Paramedic to deliver top notch care to patients. The Emergency Departments at Main and Saints Campuses both offer specialized areas for cardiac care; ear, nose and throat disorders; orthopedic injuries and casting, mental health and an area for complete examinations. State-of-the-art diagnostic services are available for assessment and diagnosis 24/7.

The ED Paramedic will play a crucial role in accomplishing Lowell General's mission of putting patients first in everything we do! Come work alongside an incredible group of dedicated professionals, supportive management, and help make a difference in the community!

Job Description:

  • Performs all clerical duties involved with ordering labs, x-ray’s, EKG’s and procedures

  • Answers phone and places calls as needed using proper professional etiquette

  • Performs:

  • 12 Lead EKG, wound care, and ace wraps

  • Assists with AM care and ADL when patients are held in the ED

  • Assists patients when brought into room by undressing, connecting monitor, BP and O2 Sat as directed

  • Analysis and interpretation of cardiac rhythms - reports any abnormalities to the ED MD

  • Insertion of Peripheral Intravenous Lines

  • Insertion of External Jugular Intravenous Lines

  • Under the direction of the Emergency Department MD, performs the following:

  • Intubation, Insertion of I/O, Cardioversion, External Pacing

  • Administration of Code Blue/Emergency Medications that are within the scope of Paramedic via Intramuscular, Intravenous, Subcutenously, Intranasal, Via ETT

  • Assists patients when brought into room by undressing, connecting monitor, BP and O2 Sat as directed

    Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • National/Massachusetts Paramedic Certification. ACLS, BLS, PALS.

  • Prior experience in hospital emergency care or critical care transfer experience preferred.

    What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits from day one!

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

    About Lowell General Hospital: Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors.

    Tufts Medicine Lowell General Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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