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Presbyterian Healthcare Services PARAMEDIC in Espanola, New Mexico

Presbyterian Espanola Hospital is looking for a professional team player to join us! You’ll join a supportive, proactive, and collaborative team in a beautiful northern New Mexico location– Espanola Valley. Just north of Santa Fe, it is nestled between the Jemez and Sangre de Cristo mountain ranges and the meeting points of three rivers, the Rio Grande, the Rio Chama and the Rio Santa Cruz.

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Make your life’s work count for more here! Join a team committed to improving the health of our communities.

Job Description

Type of Opportunity: Full Time

FTE: 0.900000

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: Varied Days and Hours

Summary:

Provide prehospital emergency care and transportation for injured and/or ill patients to city hospitals for the Albuquerque Ambulance Service of Presbyterian healthcare Services.

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*Provides prehospital emergency care and transportation for injured and/or ill patients to city hospitals.

*Maintains current working knowledge and certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS).

*Maintains positive communications and collaboration with Emergency Department physicians and staff regarding the definitive therapy administered to patients being delivered for emergency care at their facility.

*Documentation of patient care using ChartWriter 2000 computerized patient documentation system. Documents and maintains an informative and accurate medical record and initiate charges for each patient treated.

*Assists in cleaning and maintaining emergency supplies and equipment for the department. Assists in providing preventive and/or routine maintenance to emergency vehicles to ensure proper functioning and safety.

*Assists in the instruction of Emergency Medical Services students to provide for positive work related experiences.

*Maintains current working knowledge and certification in defensive driving techniques.

*Attends departmental staff meetings and/or in-service educational programs and keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and/or publications.

*Participates in and endorses the established Presbyterian Healthcare Services (PHS) guest relations program.

Other information:

High school diploma or GED plus trade or vocational school in paramedicine. Current NM Paramedic License required. One to three years experience in EMS preferred. Current valid New Mexico driver s license is required. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) is required. Ability to type 20 wpm preferred. Basic MS Windows computer skills preferred. Must be 21 years of age or older with a driving record insurable per PHS policy

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED

Credentials:

  • Emerg Med Tech/Paramedic-NM

Competencies and skills:

Essential:

  • CPR

Nonessential:

  • SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data

  • SKILL-Microsoft Office

  • SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.

  • SKILL-Written communication

We offer competitive salaries and benefits are effective day-one and include:

  • Full medical, dental and vision insurance

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)

  • Free wellness programs

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Retirement plans, including matching employer contributions

  • Continuing education and career development opportunities

  • Life insurance and short/long term disability programs

Why work here?

As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.

Presbyterian’s story is the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.

About Our Regional Delivery System

Presbyterian’s Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Española, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who make help make Presbyterian the state’s largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.

We are part of New Mexico’s history – and committed to its future. This is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

About Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state’s largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees – including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.

Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.

About New Mexico

New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore, and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

New Mexico's unique blend of Spanish, Mexican and Native American influences contribute to a culturally rich lifestyle. Add Albuquerque's International Balloon Fiesta, Los Alamos' nuclear scientists, Roswell's visitors from outer space, and Santa Fe's artists, and you get an eclectic mix of people, places and experiences that make this state great.

Cities in New Mexico are continually ranked among the nation's best places to work and live by Forbes magazine, Kiplinger's Personal Finance, and other corporate and government relocation managers like Worldwide ERC.

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

Requisition ID: 2021-19849

Street: 1010 Spruce Street

JobTitle: PARAMEDIC

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