ALS Paramedic MS Transport
Company: Medstar Research Institute
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Job Summary Assesses, plans, implements, and evaluates the care
of patients with range of need from uncomplicated to complex, in
transport and in the Emergency Department in collaboration with the
physician. In collaboration with the patient and family, provides
theory-based professional care and coordinates care delivery with
the physician and other members of the healthcare tea # Minimum
Qualifications # Education/Training High School graduation or
equivalent. Completion of an accredited paramedic program. #
Experience 1 year experience as a National Registry Paramedic
(NRP). # License/Certification/Registration National Registry
Paramedic, Maryland Paramedic Certification, Advanced Life Support
(ACLS), Basic Cardiac Life Support (BLS), and Pediatric Advanced
Life Support (PALS). District of Columbia Paramedic certification
within 30 days of hire # Knowledge, Skills # Abilities Demonstrated
ability to precept. Demonstrated high level of clinical competence.
Effective interpersonal skills, including verbal and written
communication. Basic math skills. Basic computer skills preferred.
# Primary Duties and Responsibilities Contributes to the
achievement of established department goals and objectives and
adheres to department policies, procedures, quality standards, and
safety standards. Complies with governmental and accreditation
regulations. Based on assessment of physical, emotional,
bio-physical, and spiritual needs, provides direct patient care and
evaluates outcomes. Incorporates the principles of patient-centered
care. Communicates patient#s clinical information clearly and
accurately in verbal and written format. Clearly and accurately
documents pertinent information in the patient#s medical record.
Consistently demonstrates effective documentation practices and
develops strategies to ensure complete documentation of patient
care. Maintains a safe and therapeutic environment of caring for
patients and families. Provides basic patient comfort measures
during procedures. When necessary, provides environmental support
to expedite timely patient admission or transfer. Identifies and
acts upon opportunities to improve the environment of care.
Provides for the emotional support of patients and families during
the crisis of illness. Demonstrates patient/family advocacy.
Delivers expert paramedic care in ambulances to multiple patient
types to include adult subspecialties and pediatrics. Collaborates
with on line medical control physicians to manage the patient care
of complex patients in transport. Participates in the orientation
program for new staff. As part of the program#s safety management
system, provides feedback and participates in program safety
initiatives. Participates in MedSTAR Transport safety program.
Administers and maintains pharmacologic agents and intravenous
fluids during inter hospital transports. Ensures safe operations
during ambulance related activities in coordination with the
Emergency Vehicle Operator. Participates in meetings and on
committees and represents the department and hospital in community
outreach efforts. Participates in multi-disciplinary quality and
service improvement teams. Performs other duties as assigned.
Keywords: Medstar Research Institute, Baltimore , ALS Paramedic MS Transport, Other , Baltimore, Maryland
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