OverviewTo be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
Current certification as a Paramedic in the State of Connecticut required, National Registry preferred. Must be in compliance with State Continuing Education requirements as outlined by Connecticut code and DHR regulations for Paramedics. - Pediatric experience preferred - Competencies, as defined by the department, must be completed within six months of hire
2 or more currently active years of experience as field Paramedic / Critical Care Paramedic or Flight Paramedic with a recognized EMS pre hospital or Specialty Care Transport Provider.
National Registered EMT-P licensed in state. FP-C, CCP-P or CNP-T preferred Specialty certification: C-NPT is expected within 24 months of hire. Current certifications in BLS/CPR; ACLS; PALS, PHTLS or ITLS or ATLS or TPATC
Central venous catheter care CPAP/BiPAP, Blood product administration, Foley catheter maintenance, Supraglottic airway -- LMA, Administering medications authorized by the protocols, Chest tube maintenance, Video-assisted intubation (C-Mac/glidescope), IO placement and maintenance, iSTAT -- CG4, GC8, ABG, Troponin, Mechanical ventilation, Transvenous pacing, Sigma pump infusion, A-line monitoring, Epicardial pacing, NG/OG tube maintenance, CVP monitoring, Ventriculostomy monitoring.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS Hearing/Speaking: Effective communication with patients, staff, and visitors. Standing: 30 - 70 % of the workday. Sitting: 0 - 10 % of the workday. Walking: 30 - 70 % of the workday. Climbing: 0 - 10 % of the workday. Pushing/Pulling: 0 - 70 % of the workday. Bending/Stooping: 0 - 70 % of the workday. Lifting: 1 - 30 % of the workday; Up to 30 lbs. independently and up to 250 lbs. with assistance. V. WORKING CONDITIONS Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids.
4 years experience required. ACLS, PALS, PHTLS required. Flight and ground critical care transport experience preferred.