UVA Community Health
Culpeper, Virginia, United States
(on-site)
Spotlight Preferred
30+ days ago
Job Type
Full-Time

Description

Ambulance Attendant - ALS–P

Job Code: NU5031
Full Time Nights
1800-0600 with weekends rotate

This position will be located at Prince William Medical Center

ABOUT US

We are welcoming a new era in healthcare where achieving good health is just the beginning. At UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper, we believe in caring for the whole person by getting to know – and making connections with – our patients. By combining the talent and expertise of our people, the breadth of capabilities across our system, and our commitment to helping our communities get better and stay healthy, we are improving the patient experience.

As a UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper team member, you will have a voice in patient care decisions, support the most advanced medical technologies and feel a strong sense of satisfaction from making a difference in people’s lives every day.

JOB TYPE

Classification: Nonexempt

Supervises Positions: No

JOB SUMMARY

Performs and or assists in transporting of patients of all ages from UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper to other health care facilities, nursing care facilities or residence with qualified personnel as mandated by the patient’s condition.

The incumbent may be asked to perform additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred.

Experience: 2 years of work experience as a cleared ALS provider with a 911 agency, inter-facility, transport agency or equivalent preferred. Refer to the Life Support Training Policy for additional details.

Licensure: State EMT/Paramedic certification. Advance Life Support Attendant: Paramedic. Emergency Vehicle Operators Course (EVOC). Valid Driver's License - must produce acceptable DMV driving record. AHA BLS, ACLS, PALS.

Additional Skills/Requirements Required: Must remain calm and organized in emergent situations. Must be available for rotating shifts as required. Must have keen sense of responsibility, ability to make decisions, and work independently. Must have good judgment. Must have basic computer knowledge. Must be able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing. Must be able to interact effectively with the public. Perform IV/IO access including ED. Operate mechanical ventilators. Operate under REMS and department protocols to include special MD orders. Other duties as assigned under the scope of practice of Virginia as a Paramedic.

Additional Skills/Requirements Preferred: N/A

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical Demand Code: 10A, Emergency Medical

Work Function/Activity: Medium to Heavy Physical Demand

The job requires constant sitting, standing, walking, and bending/stooping. Frequent repetitive body movements. Proficient communicative, auditory, and visual skills. Attention to detail and ability to write legibly. Ability to lift/push/pull up to 100 lbs. occasionally. For any weight over 35 lbs. use Safe Handling Equipment. This job description may not include all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the job described. It may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of UVA Health Northern VA & Culpeper.

OTHER

  • May require the use of safety equipment, such as HEPA mask, for infection prevention: Yes
  • On call responsibilities as directed: Yes
  • Ability to travel between campus buildings, remote facilities, and out of town as needed: Yes


The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.



Job ID: 72328148

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