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Paramedic Learner - Albuquerque Ambulance

Company: Presbyterian Healthcare Services
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Overview:Work with a dedicated team of Paramedics and EMTs to provide pre-hospital emergency care and transportation for injured and/or ill patients to citywide hospitals. The ideal candidate for this position should have excellent patient service skills, be able to work well under pressure with little supervision and make quick decisions about patient health and safety.Throughout Albuquerque Ambulance Service's nearly 50 years of operations, we have dedicated our efforts to ensuring we provide quality patient care, but also are creating a community of employees who truly enjoy their jobs and living in New Mexico. Our family atmosphere, full scope of benefits, tuition assistance, scholarships, and career advancement opportunities are just a small part of how we make our employees happy and excited to work with us.Type of Opportunity: Part TimeWork Schedule: Typically 2-10 hr shifts or 2-13 hr shifts in days or early swingsOffering up to 15k Sign-On BonusHave questions?Contact Casey Bland, Albuquerque Ambulance Recruiter

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Qualifications:High school/GEDCurrent New Mexico driver's license is required without relevant restrictions.Must be at least 18 years of age with a driving record insurable per Presbyterian policyMust possess and maintain a State of New Mexico Paramedic certification in good standingMust maintain all required certifications (i.e., ACLS, BLS, DOT certification)Must be up to date with FEMA 100, 200, 700 coursesAbility to perform CPR and all skills associated with paramedic licensureMust maintain full time enrollment (at least 12 credit hours) at the UNM EMSA towards completing a Bachelor's of Science in EMS. This position is limited to 11 months at which time the employee must vacate the position and apply for an open requisition.Responsibilities: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 current computerized patient documentation system.Assists in the instruction of emergency medical services (EMS) students to provide for positive work-related experiences.Attendance at departmental staff meetings and/or in-service educational programs while keeping current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and/or publications.Proactively utilizes best practices to minimize response and drop times.Benefits:Why work at PresbyterianAs 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 really 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 then 875,000 New Mexicans.We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That 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 ServicesPresbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are 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 MexicoNew Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost of living.Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.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.

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