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LVHN-West End Comm Ambulance · General and Administration
965 Gilbert Rd Effort, PA 18330
Professional Clinical
Full Time 40 hours, Day Shift, 0600-1800
Posted 12/06/2021
Req # 35348
Union: N/A
Imagine a career at one of the nation’s most advanced health networks.
Be part of an exceptional health care experience. Join the inspired, passionate team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a nationally recognized, forward-thinking organization offering plenty of opportunity to do great work.
LVHN has been ranked among the “Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report for 23 consecutive years. We’re a Magnet(tm) Hospital, having been honored five times with the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s prestigious distinction for nursing excellence and quality patient outcomes in our Lehigh Valley region. Finally, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest, Lehigh Valley Hospital – Muhlenberg, Lehigh Valley Hospital- Hazleton, and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono each received an ‘A’ grade on the Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group in 2020, the highest grade in patient safety. These recognitions highlight LVHN’s commitment to teamwork, compassion, and technology with an unrelenting focus on delivering the best health care possible every day.
Whether you’re considering your next career move or your first, you should consider Lehigh Valley Health Network.
Job Summary:
Functions as an emergency response medical professional that administers immediate medical care to victims of accidents, violence, and sudden illnesses such as cardiac arrests or strokes. Provides pre-hospital and intra-hospital advanced life support care from initial contact until patient care is relinquished to the accepting medical facility.

Education – Required:

  • High School Diploma/GED

Education – Preferred:

  • Associate’s Degree

Experience – Required:

Experience – Preferred:

  • 2 years Experience in advanced life support service
  • 1 year Pre-hospital paramedic experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities – Required:

  • Ability to assess needs of acute and chronically ill patients and their families.
  • Ability to document and communicate pertinent information using computer and/or paper documentation tools.
  • Demonstrates age-specific competencies in the care of neonates, infants, toddlers, pre-schoolers, school aged, adolescents, adults, and geriatric patients.
  • Knowledge of infection control procedures and safety precautions.
  • Must be able to apply advance knowledge and training, developing and executing a plan of care, and rapidly intervene in life-saving procedures.

Licensure – Required:

  • Emergency Med Tech – Paramedic Upon Hire
  • Drivers License 21 years of age to drive Upon Hire

Certifications – Required:

  • ACLS – Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support American Heart Association
  • PALS � Pediatric Advanced Life Support American Heart Association
  • CPR – Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation American Heart Association
  • EMSVO Certification
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700

Licensure – Preferred:

  • Emergency Med Tech – Paramedic National Registry
Influenza vaccination and COVID-19 Vaccination is required for all colleagues unless medically contraindicated or due to a bona fide religious belief or practice. Applicants possessing a medical marijuana card will not be considered for safety sensitive positions.
Lehigh Valley Health Network is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with, and where applicable, in addition to federal, state and local employment regulations, Lehigh Valley Health Network will provide employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or other such protected classes as may be defined by law. All personnel actions and programs will adhere to this policy. Personnel actions and programs include, but are not limited to recruitment, selection, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, educational programs and/or social activities.
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