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Baystate Health ED Medic Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer, Massachusetts

Baystate Health, western Massachusetts’s premier healthcare provider, and home to Baystate Wing Hospital (BWH). BWH is a community hospital with a wide range of inpatient, outpatient and behavioral health services located in Palmer, MA. The Emergency Department provides 24/7 emergency care with private patient rooms, trauma and behavioral health services is looking for an ED Medic to join our Team !

Department Description:

The ED MEDIC performs a variety of technical tasks and bedside functions as part of the adult and pediatric emergency department care team. Responsibilities include direct patient care, triage, mobility, internal/external transfers, and monitoring. Multiskilled to needs of unit in performing duties relative to all phlebotomy, technical skills, assisting in procedures and EKGs. Expected to manage equipment in conjunction with unit leadership and perform or assist in procedures on unit as an integral team member. Responsible for knowledge of set up and assists in procedures, and patient prep for exams. Possesses knowledge in upholding department goals of patient care by maximizing throughput and expediting care in an emergency setting.

The ED MEDIC may serve on unit or organizational level process improvement/quality committees. The ED MEDIC may be required to assist in training and maintaining staff competencies by working with nursing educators on training materials and skills days.

This description covers the essential functions of the position. Incumbent is expected to perform other similar and related duties as assigned. Management has the right to change or add to the job responsibilities at any time.

Position Highlights:

  • Member of a Multi-disciplinary dedicated team

  • PPE and Safety

  • Professional Development and Growth

  • Abundant Benefits

Schedule:

  • Per Diem including possible weekend/holiday rotation

  • 10:00 am to 10:00 pm including weekend/holiday rotation

  • Position located at Baystate Wing Hospital, Palmer, MA

Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of a Paramedic program required. Bachelor's Degree, NREMT Paramedic preferred

  • Current MA Paramedic License required

  • NIMS ICS 100, 200 HCaNIMS ICS 700.aACLSBLSPALSITLS/PHTLS, NRP Preferred

  • Current Paramedic experience

  • Include but may not be limited to:1. Any procedure/skill approved and validated by Baystate Health2. IV / IO insertion, care and documentation with validation of competency by Baystate Health3. Oxygen therapy4. Airway suctioning (oral and deep)5. NG/OG tube placement and care6. Cardiac monitoring 7. Defibrillation8. Transcutaneous cardiac pacing9. Phlebotomy - appropriate technique, labeling, type and cross-match10. Measures, documents and appropriately reports level of pain.11. Functions effectively in the provision of care to the patient presenting with acute Cardiovascular complaints.12. Functions effectively in the provision of care to the patient presenting with acute neurological symptoms13 Functions effectively in the provision of care to the patient presenting in acute distress14. Recognizes and appropriately reacts to cardiac rhythms15. Provides a safe environment (e.g. ID bracelets, sharp/medication disposal, crash cart checks etc.)16. Point of care laboratory procedures as trained/validated by Baystate Health17. Implements standard BLS, ACLS, and PALS procedures

Please submit resume with online application.

​For more information, please visit us online at: baystatehealthjobs.com !

You Belong At Baystate

At Baystate Health we know that treating one another with dignity and equity is what elevates respect for our patients and staff. It makes us not just an organization, but also a community where you belong. It is how we advance the care and enhance the lives of all people.

DIVERSE TEAMS. DIVERSE PATIENTS. DIVERSE LOCATIONS.

Education:

Certificate: Paramedicine (Required)

Certifications:

Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association, Basic Life Support - American Heart Association, Driver License - Other, Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) - Paramedic - Other, NIMS ICS 700 Certified - FEMA Federal Emergency Management Institute, Pediatric Advanced Life Support - American Heart Association

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Baystate Health is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, ancestry, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.

Ab out Baystate Health

Baystate Health (BH) is one of New England’s leading and largest integrated health care organizations, serving a population of nearly one million people throughout western New England. With roots dating back to the founding of Springfield City Hospital in 1873, Baystate Health has been providing high-quality and compassionate health care in western Massachusetts for more than 145 years. With more than 12,000 employees, a medical staff of nearly 3,100 physicians, and a net patient service revenue of more than $1.4 billion, the ever-growing health system includes five Massachusetts hospitals and the Baystate Mary Lane Outpatient Center in Ware:

  • Baystate Medical Center in Springfield

  • Baystate Children’s Hospital (located at Baystate Medical Center)

  • Baystate Franklin Medical Center in Greenfield

  • Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer

  • Baystate Noble Hospital in Westfield

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