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Paramedic - Located in Farmington, NM

Company: SJRMC Hospital
Location: Shiprock
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Job Description:

Relocation aid to Farmington, NM available

Love what you do; Love where you live

The Paramedic continuously improves pre-hospital emergency skills, knowledge database and patient empathy; to decrease suffering, improve the health of the community, and save lives.

San Juan Regional Medical Center in Farmington, New Mexico is currently seeking experienced Paramedics to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to join our community owned, nonprofit hospital and serve the community in partnership with a team known for excellence and teamwork.

Do you want to work for an organization that offers the opportunity to enhance your skills, such as Rapid Sequence Intubation, STEMI recognition, and alerts from the field?

Would you like to work 24 or 12 –hours shifts at one of 8 ambulance stations, and not have to “post” or “call back”?

Would you like to work for a multiple time Mission Lifeline: EMS Gold Award  winning organization, and this year, the only organization in the state to receive recognition by the American Heart Association  for implementing quality improvement measures to treat patients who experience severe heart attacks?

If so, please apply today! 

San Juan Regional Medical Center is a level III trauma center serving the Four Corners area of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado and Utah. San Juan Regional Medical Center manages San Juan County’s ambulance service, which is partially supported by a Gross Receipts Tax. Farmington offers a moderate four-season climate near the beautiful Rocky Mountains with an abundance of outdoor activities at your doorstep including world-class snow skiing, fly fishing, golf, hiking and water sports.

Required Behaviors:

• As you go about fulfilling this mission, your work habits and work relationships should embody SJRMC's values. These values are our culture, our identity as an organization: Sacred Trust, Personal Reverence, Thoughtful Anticipation, Team Accountability and Creative Vitality ask more of us than merely completing some list of tasks. Our values ask for a deeper level of commitment, and what is asked of us we freely give because we believe in our mission.

Required Qualifications:

• New Mexico EMT-Paramedic Licensure

• Valid Drivers License

• Driving Record free of un-insurable violations

• Must meet the requirements for obtaining and maintaining life support certifications as outlined in the Life Support Certification policy

• Meet NM Public Regulatory Commission (PRC) DOT physical requirements

Preferred Qualifications:

• Four (4) years of EMT experience

• Completion of College level A&P

• NM State Special Skills Endorsement for Rapid Sequence Induction

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Working knowledge of emergency medical procedures and techniques

• Working knowledge of equipment and supplies employed in the emergency care of patients and victims of accidents

• Working knowledge of city and county geography and location of roads and streets, hospitals and nursing homes

• Working knowledge of radio communications equipment

• Skill in assessing a victim's condition and applying emergency medical care

• Ability to drive an ambulance safely under various weather conditions

• Ability to deal with patients, their families, co-workers, other agencies and hospital staff courteously at all times

• Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees

• Responds to emergency calls as an ambulance driver or attendant, performs necessary rescue work, administers necessary emergency medical care, and transports persons to appropriate medical facilities

• Provides paramedic level pre-hospital care as delineated in the NM Scope of Practice

• Maintains ambulance, equipment, and supplies in proper working order

• Participates in a continuous training program in technical medical work and in ambulance service and operation

• Acts as preceptor in new employee orientation

• Gives talks on emergency medical services at schools

• Conducts tours of station as requested

• Cleans ambulances and stations

• Studies street and road patterns of the cities and county

• Each employee is responsible for implementing SJRMC’s Service Standards into their daily work:

                                                     Safety, Courtesy, Effectiveness, and Stewardship

• Other duties as assigned

Physical Demands and Environmental Work Conditions:

• Ability to lift 50 Kg.

• May be exposed to infectious and contagious diseases

• Regularly exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases

• Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

• Exposure to unpleasant elements (accidents, injuries and illness)

• Subject to varying and unpredictable situations

• Handles emergency or crisis situations

• Occasionally subjected to irregular hours

• Occasional pressure due to multiple calls and injuries

• Requires judgment/action which could result in death of a patient

San Juan Regional Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Keywords: SJRMC Hospital, Rio Rancho , Paramedic - Located in Farmington, NM, Other , Shiprock, New Mexico

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