Posted: Monday, February 5, 2018 3:22 PM
St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T:10 room, a dedicated field:to:surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life:saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state:of:the:art medical campus. If youre looking to be part of a fast:paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you . In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith:based mission, were proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commissions National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visit stanthonyhosp/
Job Description/Job Posting ID:
Recruiter Contact: Donna Rigdon, : 6201 SAH 4TH FLOOR MED SURG
Hospital: ST ANTHONY MEDICAL CAMPUS
Schedule: Full Time
The Paramedic provides safe and effective care for patient(s) within the scope of practice, in accordance with physician's orders, established standards and administrative policies, as part of the health care team. The Hospital Inpatient Paramedic functions under the direction of the hospital:based Medical Director, who will be the Paramedic Medical Director. The Medical Director will design the plan of care and determine the scope of practice for the Paramedic within the Acts Allowed specified by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment. The health care team will decide the patient care interventions. The Paramedic will provide quality of care and service that adheres to the philosophy and objectives of Centura Health in order to meet the healthcare needs of patients and their families.
Minimum Education Requirements
:High School Diploma or GED
:Graduation from an accredited Paramedic Training Program, recognized by Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE).
Minimum Experience Requirements
:Three years of experience as a Paramedic in an Emergency Department and/or emergency pre:hospital setting.
:Demonstrated ability to function in a team environment
:Strong communication skills; ability to read, write, and speak English
:Required: Current registered Paramedic with the State of Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment (CDPHE) BLS (Basic Life Support)
:Required: ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) from the American Heart Association
:As directed by Medical Director and within scope of practice as determined by Medical Director, and upon completion of department training and competency validations:
:Performs vital signs and documents in patient chart.
:Administers oxygen and titrates per protocol.
:Inserts Foley catheters.
:Performs oral, endotracheal and tracheostomy suctioning.
:Performs IV initiation and removal, including the External Jugular..
:Performs initiation of crystalloid fluid via IV, and vitamin infusions.
:Performs splinting and wound care including dressing changes.
:Collects patient specimens which may include ABG, IV blood draws, nasal swabs, and point of care monitoring.
:Performs suture/staple removal.
:Performs 12:Leads EKGs and monitors/interprets telemetry rhythm
• Location: Denver
• Post ID: 51387227 denver