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Paramedic - Emergency Department

We Are Hiring

Paramedic - Emergency Department  - St Vincent's Birmingham - Birmingham, AL

Full-Time, 7 on/7 off 70 hours per pay period;  shift hours 1pm - 11pm

Why Join Ascension?

In Alabama, St. Vincent's Health System operates five hospitals (St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent's Chilton, St. Vincent’s East, and St. Vincent’s St. Clair) in addition to several other healthcare facilities. St. Vincent's Health System employs more than 4,800 associates and has been serving Birmingham for more than 118 years.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As a Paramedic with St. Vincent's Health System-AL, you will have the opportunity to provide basic and advanced life support treatment, care and evaluation of patients on scene and during air transport.

Responsibilities:

  • Initiates and implements interventions based on protocols. Monitors, records and communicates patient condition and treatment, as appropriate. draw labs, EKGs, vital signs and start IV.
  • Provides population specific education to the patient and family about the patient's illness and therapeutic interventions.
  • Inspects, maintains and cares for equipment to ensure safety of the transport team, patients and public.

What You Will Need

Education and Licenses/Certifications/Registration Requirements:

  • BLS Provider, ACLE and PALS credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) 
  • Paramedic License credentialed from the State of Alabama 
  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required

Work Experience:

  • 2-5 yrs of Paramedic Experience 

Equal Employment Opportunity

As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.

Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                         
 
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement

St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-verify link below for more information.  

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Job ID: 381387
Category: Emergency Services
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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