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Community Paramedic - Mobile Integrated Health Full Time

Company: South Shore Health
Location: Weymouth
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryCome join South Shore Health's new innovative Hospital @ Home program as a MIH Paramedic. Competitive salary, rich benefits (including retirement contribution), flexibility in scheduling, and ongoing training and career development. If you are highly skilled, team-oriented, and passionate about providing acute care for patients in their home, this is a great fit for you. Full or Part time, 48 hour schedules also available.

Provides Hospital At Home/ Mobile Integrated Health care services. Provides primary care and/or advanced life support, including medical evaluation, treatment and stabilization of the critically ill and injured with the goal of reducing morbidity. Supports existing health services; provides integrated health services in partnership with other health professionals; extends access to health services delivery in underserved and general populations, including primary care, public health, disease management, prevention and wellness, mental health, and dental health; and performs other duties as required. The position is located in the South Shore Hospital Emergency Medical Service (EMS) department.Job DescriptionESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS1. Performs all Primary Job Responsibilities listed for Paramedic.2. Examines, screens, treats and coordinates health services for patients.3. Conducts post-hospital release follow-up care including, but not limited to, monitoring medication, dressing changes, and checking vital signs.4. Observes, records, and reports to physician, patient's conditions and reactions to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.5. Conducts patient education, including diabetes prevention/treatment, hypertension, Congestive Heart Failure (CHF), Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), falls assessment, injury evaluation, geriatric frailty visits, and nutrition.6. Administers patient care consistent with department protocols and physician orders.7. Coordinates appointments and follow-up with physicians and hospitals.8. Develops and completes appropriate reports and templates for the Community Paramedic Program.9. Attends meetings as requested and available.10. Cleans and maintains (minor maintenance) vehicles.a. Maintains records of vehicles, supplies, training and daily work.11. Completes Hospital at Home Admission Process while using In patient platform of EPIC. Primary in home care giver partnered with Virtual nursing.12. Collaborates with Hospital at Home Hospitalist and Virtual Nurses.13. I Stat/ Ultrasound guided IV Competencies.14. Participates in team huddles related to hospital at Home15. Participates in Hospital at Home related training and staff meetings16. Remote Patient monitoring set up and trouble shooting.17. Provides Hospital At Home Education to patients and their families in the hospital at home setting.JOB REQUIREMENTSMinimum Work ExperienceAt least two years' EMS experience preferred.Required Licenses / Registrations ACLS - EMSBLS - EMSVDL - Valid Drivers LicenseVerification of an acceptable motor vehicle driving record, at time of hire, with annual verification required thereafter.PALS preferredRequired CertificationsEMT- P - Emergency Medical Technician-ParamedicRequired additional Knowledge, and AbilitiesModerate word processing, database, presentation and spreadsheet skills required.Basic email and internet skills required. Ability to learn specific job related software applications.Must maintain a high degree of academic and practical knowledge in emergency paramedicine, and must attend sufficient continuing education classes, courses and seminars both on and off duty to maintain annual paramedic certification, as required by the State of MassachusettsLANGUAGE SKILLSAbility to effectively speak and present information before groups of customers, employees, and/or boards of directors of the organization. Ability to read and interpret a variety of documents and instructions such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to read and interpret documents such as protocols, physician orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions procedure manuals;REASONING ABILITYAbility to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draws valid conclusions. Ability to deal with several abstract and concrete variables in problem solving. Ability to prioritize tasks and deadlines and apply critical thinking skills to address conflicting priorities. Ability to interpret electrocardiogram (EKG) charts. Ability to practice sound decision-making skillsINTERPERSONALDemonstrates effective leadership, human resource development, customer service, and project management skills. Demonstrates ability to assume responsibility without direct supervision, exercise initiative and judgment, and make decisions within the scope of assigned authority. Demonstrate ability to communicate and work effectively with others and to maintain confidentiality. -

Keywords: South Shore Health, Weymouth , Community Paramedic - Mobile Integrated Health Full Time, IT / Software / Systems , Weymouth, Massachusetts

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