ParamedicSouthwest Health, Platteville, WI
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Southwest Health is a non-profit health care system offering residents of southwest Wisconsin a broad span of medical services through its various facilities, including a hospital in Platteville, and Southwest Behavioral Services as well as Epione Pavilion in Cuba City.
We are a model healthcare organization, providing the highest quality care at the lowest possible cost while working to create healthier communities.
We are committed to quality health care. Proof of this committment is our accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Organizations. We've been awarded full accreditation because we strive to provide the best care possible, and we've proven it by meeting the Joint Commissions's standards for high quality care. Our Long Term Care Facility has also successfully completed two consecutive years of deficiency free surveys by the Department of Health and Family Services - Bureau of Quality Assurance.
Our hospital features birthing suites, 24-hour a day emergency services, complete diagnostic services, an out-patient specialty clinic, community health programs, comprehensive rehabilitation services (physical, occupational, speech therapies), and respiratory therapy services to name just a few.
- Requires a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
- Wisconsin Paramedic licensure required.
- Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license equivalent to a Wisconsin Class D license.
- Emergency Vehicle Operators Course or similar course completion. HAZMAT Awareness Course completion.
- Working knowledge of HIPAA and other privacy laws/regulations.
- NIMS ICS 100, 200, 700, and 800 Certifications; or completion within 3 months of hire required.
- Certification in Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) are required.
We are seeking a casual Paramedic to fill in as needed. Shifts are 24 hours in length, starting at 6am or 6pm. 12 hour shifts can also be a possibility.
The Paramedic is responsible for providing pre-hospital emergency medical care at the paramedic level for those served by Southwest Health Emergency Medical Service. They perform pre-hospital medical care and provide assistance to staff as assigned within Southwest Health. All medical care performed is pursuant to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) as outlined under, but not limited to the following: Wisconsin Administrative Code DHS 110, the prescribed Southwest Health EMS medical guidelines, policies and procedures outlined by the medical director, the current version of the Standards and Procedures of Practical Skills and the current Scope of Practice for Paramedic. The Paramedic also serves as the lead patient care giver and ranking EMS official unless relieved of that duty by EMS command staff.
We believe that together we can change lives, and we anticipate your life will change in the process. If you aspire to help others find hope and live better, we invite you to submit your application at www.southwesthealth.org.
SH is truly an outstanding place to work. A full benefit package is available for employees working 20 hours/week or greater which includes: Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurance. Also available are long and short term disability, cell phone discount, flexible spending plan, paid time off, retirement plan with an employer contribution, fitness membership discount as well as use of exercise equipment at the facility.
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Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
Basic Life Support
Emergency Medical Services
Pediatric Advanced Life Support
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