Paramedic, Progressive Care Unit- part-time

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19104

Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital 

Req ID: 119371

Shift: Rotating

Employment Status: Regular - Part Time 

Job Summary

The Progressive Care Unit is a 26 bed inpatient unit that provides care for children with tracheostomies that require mechanical ventilation.   Provides direct and indirect care duties under the guidance and direction of the registered nurse. Performs a variety of invasive and non-invasive technical skills and specialized patient care procedures as well as other duties to support the operations for a 24-hour critical care setting.  This posting will fill multiple positions.

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations

EMT-Paramedic by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Current ACLS and NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program) or within 6 months of employment.

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: High School diploma / GED. According to the CMS (Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services) a copy of diploma or transcript is required as proof of academic achievement for all non-laboratory personnel performing non-waived POC testing

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience:

  • Two (2) or more years of previous paramedic experience.  Previous experience in multiple clinical areas.

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Ability to perform clinical technical tasks, ability to communicate effectively with people of all ages. 
  • Basic knowledge of growth and development. 
  • New hires will be given training, but must evidence these abilities by the end of probation to be retained.

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Philadelphia, PA 19146 




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