Capital Health

Paramedic

Position ID #
6028
Location
US-NJ-Trenton
Type
Full Time
Department
Emergency Medical Services
Shift
Day

Overview

REQ#:  6028

 

Capital Health Emergency Medical Services:

  • Five Mobile Intensive Care Units (MICU)
  • New Jersey’s only Mobile Stroke Unit
  • Mercer County tactical medics for Sheriff’s emergency response team
  • Participates on DECON Team
  • Oversees Capital Health’s emergency preparedness
  • First Aid coverage at special community and sport events
  • Mercer County’s Mobile Intensive Care Unit – provides preceptors for US special operation combat medics
  • Progressive Medical Leadership

 

Our CH EMS offers:

  • 12 hour shifts
  • Shift differential for evening/nights
  • Fixed Platoon rotations - This is a fixed shift pattern that uses teams to provide 24/7 coverage.
  • Annual uniform stipend/allowance
  • Experience working in urban, suburban and rural settings with a diverse patient population.
  • Paid continuing education courses/workshops

Responsibilities

  • Responds to dispatched emergency assignments and maintains a state of readiness to be able to respond to an assignment within sixty seconds under most circumstances.
  • Assesses patient's current condition through physical and verbal exam via patient or others present.
  • Performs a rapid clinical assessment and determines if life threatening criteria is present. Interprets the limited history and physical exam while using caution to identify potential underlying critical issues.
  • Collects all available pertinent patient information form patient, family and friends, medical records, and medications.
  • Documents and relays the patient's medications, dosage, and frequency to assure medical reconciliation whenever conditions permit.
  • Performs infusion, medication administration, intubation and other advanced skills as listed under NJAC 8:41 including but not limited to continuous and 12-lead electrocardiogram monitoring, cardiac pacing, needle thoracotomy, central line access, intravenous, and intraosseous access.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Certification of completion from accredited paramedic program.
  • One year EMS experience or pre-hospital emergency related experience.
  • Valid NJ or PA Paramedic license based on location.   National Registry accepted but will require State license within 90 days of hire.
  • BLS

 

  • Frequent physical demands include: Standing , Walking , Carry objects , Push/Pull , Twisting , Bending , Keyboard use/repetitive motion , Talk or Hear

    Occasional physical demands include: Sitting , Climbing (e.g., stairs or ladders) , Reaching forward , Reaching overhead , Squat/kneel/crawl , Wrist position deviation , Pinching/fine motor activities

    Continuous physical demands include:

    Lifting Floor to Waist 50 lbs. Lifting Waist Level and Above 50 lbs.

Our Network

Offers are contingent upon successful completion of our onboarding process and pre-employment physical. Furthermore, Capital Health is a mandatory Influenza and Covid-19 vaccination facility.

 

Capital Health will never ask candidates for social security numbers or date of birth during the application phase. If you are asked for this information online, you may be a target for identity theft.

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