Paramedic I

Requisition ID
2021-149801
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Emergency Services
Shift
Varied
Standard Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM or 7:00 PM - 7:00 AM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial - Lufkin
Location
TX-LUFKIN

Overview

CHI St. Luke's Health - Memorial Lufkin is home to East Texas' largest emergency department, which has 32 private patient rooms, a dedicated imaging and laboratory department and a highly qualified staff of emergency physicians, nurse practitioners and registered trauma nurses.

 

CHI St. Luke’s Health, now part of CommonSpirit Health formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, has been serving our community since 1954. We proudly provide a vast array of services that help us keep our community safe and healthy.  

 

Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring, and our families need protection. With our combined resources, we are committed to building healthy communities, advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable, and innovating how and where healing can happen, both inside our hospitals and out in the community. This role will allow you to give back to our community and broaden your healthcare skills. 

 

If you are compassionate about healthcare and would like to impact patients every day, connect with CHI St. Luke’s Health today to experience what it is like to collaborate with a talented healthcare team!

 

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Free Premium Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or dependent adults
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Tuition Assistance for career growth and development
  • Matching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
  • Wellness Programs

 

 

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The Paramedic-I assists in the delivery of patient care and services to defined patient populations and their families under direction of the Registered Nurse, Manager, Director and Coordinator. The EMT - Paramedic practices Relationship Centered Care in collaboration with CHI St. Luke’s Hospital Systems values of Reverence, Integrity, Compassion and Excellence.

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

  • High School Diploma/GED Required
  • One year direct patient care experience preferred
  • Required: 1 year experience as a Paramedic

Licensure or Certification:

  • Valid, current, State of Texas Paramedic License.
  • Basic Life Support (BLS) AND Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic and advanced life support techniques, pharmacology, and clinical pathways.
  • Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize work in an effective and efficient manner.
  • Ability to be detail oriented as required in the examination of clinical data.

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