UnityPoint Health

Paramedic

Requisition ID
2022-111852
Category
Emergency, Trauma, and Critical Cardiac Care - Non-Nursing
Location
US-IA-Marshalltown
Address
55 UnityPoint Way
Affiliate
2560 Marshalltown
City
Marshalltown
Department
Ground Ambulance
State
IA
FTE
1.0
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
24hr Shifts
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits

Overview

UnityPoint Health- Marshalltown

Full-time; 24 hour Shifts

Sign-On Bonus: $5,000 paid over 1 year

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org/

Responsibilities

  • Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate prehospital medical care.
  • Adapts and adjusts the patient’s care plan according to the patient’s needs in the prehospital setting.
  • Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.
  • Carries out high quality patient care while following the scope of practice set out by the State of Iowa Public Health Department Bureau of EMS and this ambulance service.
  • Must be able to transport a behavioral health patient utilizing an ambulance or secure car.
  • Documents daily, weekly, and monthly ambulance/secure car checks to ensure proper stock levels of equipment and supplies.
  • Prepares the ambulances by ensuring they are cleaned and in a state of readiness.

Qualifications

High school graduate or equivalent.

Successful completion of EMS training from an approved training course.Current certification at EMT-PM level is required.

Valid Iowa driver’s license for at least three years with an acceptable or clear rating according to the Motor Vehicle Record chart. (see below).

  • Must have a minimum of two years driving experience with no record of DUI, DWI, or similar alcohol or drug related offenses over the past five years
  • No record of reckless driving, careless driving, speeding over 15 miles above the speed limit, fleeing or eluding a police officer, chemical test refusal, leaving the scene of an accident, driving after revocation or suspension, or passing a stopped school bus in the last five years.

Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser.

 

Preferred:

Previous EMS experience

Current certification in PHTLS, PEARS.

Current NREMT certification.

Critical Care Paramedic Endorsement

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