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Paramedic/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Paramedic/UKHC
Requisition Number RE34644
Working Title Monitored Patient Transport
Department Name H3100:Emergency Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 08
Salary Range $19.00-30.09/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education

HS

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1.5 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Certified Paramedic
Physical Requirements
This position requires regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to or over 50 pounds; and working at heights above four feet; intermittently performing tasks with repetitive motions; and occasionally working in confined spaces. Also involves some exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials, and exposure to loud noises, temperature extremes, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, radiation, cuts/punctures, blood-borne or airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.
Shift
Must be able to work three, 12-hour, 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. day shifts per week (shifts may include days, evenings, nights, and/or swing). Will also be required to work some weekends and holidays.

Job Summary
The Paramedic will work in the Level 1 Trauma Center to compliment the nursing role. Duties of this position include performing patient care duties utilizing a team approach in collaboration with RNs, MDs, and other members of the comprehensive healthcare team; and organizing, prioritizing, and delivering direct patient care based on determined scope of practice within the hospital setting.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
The ideal candidate will have clinical care experience, including monitoring vital signs; inserting IVs, NGTs, and urinary catheters; assisting with 12 lead EKGs; assisting with wound care; assisting with suctioning; and completing proper documentation.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
High School diploma or higher and three years of paramedic experience preferred. Current Kentucky Paramedic certification or licensure, and Nationally Registered EMT (NREMT), American Heart Association (BLS), ACLS, and PALS certifications required.
Deadline to Apply 06/26/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-06-20 Expires: 2022-07-20

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