Paramedic in Hendersonville, Tennessee, United States
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TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center

Paramedic

Hendersonville, TN, United States
Full-time • Mixed (rotating weekends)
Nursing Support   Job ID: 00447-107691
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SHIFT: Mixed (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time


At HCA Healthcare, we are committed to caring for patients with purpose and integrity. We care like family! Jump-start your career as a Paramedic today with Hendersonville Medical Center.

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At Hendersonville Medical Center, we offer an array of medical, dental, and vision packages as well as several add-on perks to make your benefits package truly customizable to you and your family needs. Some of our unique benefits we offer include:

    • Student Loan Repayment
    • Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs
    • Paid Personal Leave
    • 401k (100% annual match – 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)
    • Identity Theft Protection discounts
    • Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options
    • Adoption Assistance
    • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

We are seeking a Paramedic for our facility to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and we are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do.  We want you to apply now!

Job Summary:

  • Facilitates the flow of patients through the emergency care system, ensuring timely evaluation according to the health care needs of the patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of the emergency department patients.  Considers principles of emergency care while assisting the RN to formulate an appropriate plan of care for the patient.
  • Physician orders are carried out accurately in providing direct patient care within scope of practice.
  • Administers prescribed medications (PO, IM, SQ, IV) to patients in accordance with hospital policies and scope of practice guidelines.
  • Display clinically strong decision-making skills in emergency situations.
  • Answer and receive patient report from EMS on radio and upon patient arrival to emergency department.
  • Knowledge and adherence to EMTALA in emergency department setting.
  • Vascular access and phlebotomy.
  • 12-lead EKG and rhythm interpretation.
  • Implementation of ACLS and BTLS protocols.
  • Point of Care laboratory testing.
  • Specialty emergent tray set-up and assistance.
  • Application of orthopedic interventions including splints, traction and durable medical equipment.
  • Documentation is consistent, complete, thorough and legible.
  • Transport and supply stocking of the department; some clerical functions may be required.

TriStar Hendersonville Medical Center, a 148-bed hospital about 15 minutes outside of Nashville, has provided high-quality health care to residents of Sumner and surrounding counties for over 35 years. The facility is the first Accredited Chest Pain Center in Sumner County and is a Certified Primary Stroke Center. The Birth Center at TriStar Hendersonville, featuring Sumner County’s only Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), hosts spacious LDRP suites and a lactation boutique for inpatient and outpatient services. In addition to its main hospital campus, other affiliates include TriStar Women’s Imaging Hendersonville, The Outpatient Center at Hendersonville, TriStar Portland ER and TriStar Portland Diagnostic Center.

 

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

Be part of an organization that invests in you. We are actively reviewing applications for our Paramedic opening. Highly qualified candidates will be promptly contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!

Qualifications

Required:

  • Graduate of an accredited EMT-Paramedic training program
  • Current EMT-Paramedic licensure to practice as a paramedic in the state of Tennessee
  • A minimum of one-year of continuous experience on an Advanced Life Support Ground Unit as an EMT-P Experience must reflect general knowledge in pre-hospital medicine principles and practice skills
  • BLS
  • ACLS, PALS within 6 months
  • De-Escalation Training within 6 months

Preferred:

  • A minimum of one-year emergency services experience in a hospital setting.
  • NREMT-P
  • BTLS/PHTLS
  • Critical Care Paramedic Certification
  • Associates Degree in Applied Sciences

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Nursing Support
Full-time • Mixed (rotating weekends)

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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