Paramedic - Correctional Medicine - County Correctional; 72 Hrs; Nights

Location: County Correctional

Biweekly Hours: 72.00

Shift: 645p-715a, Every Other Weekend & Rotating Holidays

The MetroHealth System is redefining health care by going beyond medical treatment to improve the foundations of community health and well-being: affordable housing, a cleaner environment, economic opportunity and access to fresh food, convenient transportation, legal help and other services. The system strives to become as good at preventing disease as it is at treating it. Founded in 1837, Cuyahoga County's safety-net health system operates four hospitals, four emergency departments and more than 20 health centers.

Summary:


Performs direct patient care duties under the direction of a Physician, Advanced Provider and/or as directed by the charge nurse. Performs administrative, clerical, and clinical duties as assigned. Complies with the policies and procedures of The MetroHealth System. Maintains patient safety and patient confidentiality at all times. Maintains accurate and timely documentation of care that reflects the patient's condition, treatment, and response to care. Upholds the mission, vision, values, and customer service standards of The MetroHealth System.

Qualifications:

Qualifications: Required: High school diploma or passage of a high school equivalency exam. Current certification by the State of Ohio as an EMT-Paramedic. Minimum one year of experience as a Paramedic. Current certification in BLS from the AHA and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). Preferred: None Physical Requirements: May sit, stand, stoop, bend, and ambulate intermittently during the day. May need to sit or stand for extended periods. See in the normal visual range with or without correction. Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction. Ability to lift 250-300 pounds with assistance. Ability to push/pull up to 500 pounds with assistance. Requires some exposure to communicable diseases or body fluids. Requires some exposure to chemicals and cleaning products.