Schuyler Hospital
  • Emergency Department
  • Montour Falls, NY, USA
  • Full Time Shift Varies

Schuyler Hospital is seeking to hire a Full Time Paramedic for our recent collaboration with Schuyler County. The Paramedic will perform patient care tasks consistent with their level of training and scope of practice. This includes general patient assessment, basic and advanced airway and breathing management, CPR and defibrillation, recognition and treatment of shock, emergency childbirth, and the care of medical emergencies. In addition, the Paramedic must be proficient in the care of victims of trauma that include basic and advanced trauma assessment, bleeding control, helmet removal, extremity immobilization and splinting, and spinal immobilization. The Paramedic incorporates advanced life support skills as needed that include intravenous and intraosseous access, the incorporation of advanced airway equipment, multiple ventilation and oxygenation modalities, and controlled and non-controlled medication administration. The Paramedic must also be able to document their patient care as part of an electronic medical record. As the highest level of emergency medical technician licensure, the Paramedic must always supervise the care of EMTs working as part of their team. The Paramedic will be required to safely operate agency vehicles in both emergency and non-emergency scenarios, as well as utilize multiple pieces of medical and patient movement equipment according to manufacture instructions for use and agency guidelines. Paramedics must also possess the willingness to assist caring for patients in the emergency departments of Cayuga Health System as directed by their leadership team, and within a well-defined in-hospital scope.

Job Requirements

  1. Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency diploma
  2. Valid New York State Paramedic license
  3. Valid American Heart Association (or equivalent) Basic Life Support CPR certification
  4. Valid American Heart Association Advanced Life Support (ACLS) certification
  5. Valid American Heart Association Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification
  6. Valid Motor Vehicle Operators License from the state of legal residence, with a driving record that demonstrates general compliance with motor vehicle laws
  7. Successful completion of the emergency Vehicle Operator's Certification (within 12 months of hire)

Note: Per NYS regulations, all staff working in the Hospital or Seneca View must be vaccinated for COVID-19.

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