Paramedic ER in Derry, New Hampshire, United States
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Parkland Medical Center

Paramedic ER

Derry, NH, United States
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)
Nursing Support   Job ID: 00636-6500
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SHIFT: Nights (rotating weekends)
SCHEDULE: Full-time

**For a limited time only, we are offering a sign-on bonus of up to $1,250 for qualified new hires**

Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) is a community of 94,000 Registered Nurses and 38,000 active physicians. We have over 1,900 facilities ranging from hospitals, freestanding ER’s, ambulatory surgery centers, and urgent care clinics. Our facility based staff continues to raise the bar in patient care. Ten HCA hospitals have been named in IBM Watson Health’s top 100 best-performing hospitals based on patient satisfaction and operational data.


Parkland Medical Center, an 86-bed acute care facility, is located in the heart of Derry, New Hampshire.  We are a Trauma III facility that offers a wide range of services such as heart and vascular care, robotics surgery, interventional spine and pain care, and behavioral health. Through our partnerships with The Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and the New England Heart Institute (NEHI), we bring specialized medicine by highly skilled physicians, innovative approaches to treatment and advanced technology to our communities.

Not only do our patients come first, but our employees do too! We provide a total compensation package to make sure your needs are met. Choose the medical coverage package that best suits you. Look after your loved ones while still getting paid with our Paid Family Leave. Plan for your future with our matching 401k or opt-in for several other benefits including tuition assistance, student loan repayment, family and medical flex spending accounts, life insurance, and identity theft protection.


HCA is dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues. We will provide you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are currently looking for an ambitious Paramedic to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential here!


Position: Paramedic, Emergency Department

Essential Functions include but are not limited to:

  • Reception, rapid initial assessment and vital signs on arriving patients

  • Inserts airway adjuncts and administers oxygen therapy,

  • End tidal CO2 monitoring

  • Oropharynx and endotracheal suctioning

  • Cardiac monitoring including 12 lead EKG and vital signs

  • Assists with defibrillation, cardioversion and transcutaneous pacing

  • Performs intravenous access including intraosseous lines and venipuncture

  • Assists physician/provider with central line insertions, lumbar punctures, chest tube insertion, needle thoracotomy, endotracheal intubation, thoracentesis, arterial line insertion and suturing

  • Medication administration, on the approved medication list, as described by policy

  • Finger stick glucose testing

  • Collects specimens for POC moderately complex testing according to established policies and procedures

  • Performs POC moderately complex testing according to established policies and procedures

  • Performs and documents instrument maintenance; performs quality control according to established procedures; troubleshoots instruments effectively, when appropriate

  • Splints extremity injuries using pre-formed devices

  • Stocks supplies and equipment

  • Checks outdates of supplies on carts and in drawers

  • Maintains equipment including daily/monthly checks as established

  • Cleans and prepares patient rooms

  • Accurate and timely communication regarding patient care issues or patient status changes

  • Accurate and timely documentation of care

  • Communicates effectively with physicians, other providers, patients and families

  • Promotes internal and external customer satisfaction

  • Builds and promotes a culture of service excellence and continuous improvement

  • Works as scheduled and is compliant with Attendance and Tardiness Policy


Functions the paramedic may not perform under any circumstances within the facility include:

  • Prepare or administer any medications not on the approved medication list

  • Administer or check blood products, insulin or chemotherapy products

  • Take telephone orders

  • Call nursing report to receiving units or to other facilities

  • Perform detailed or focused assessments in EDM

  • Discharge patients (may assist with discharge preparation such as crutches, splinting, dressing, etc)




Qualifications and Experience:

  • Required: Graduate of an accredited School of Paramedicine with recent critical care experience and National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians – Paramedic; American Heart Association BLS; CPI within 3 months of hire; American Heart Association ACLS and PALS within 6 months of hire

  • Preferred: Associates Degree; minimum of 3 years of clinical paramedic experience and NH EMS Provider License EMT – Paramedic


At HCA, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a customizable plan. You have the ability to enroll in several medical coverage plans including vision and dental. You can even select additional al la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k, flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, and participate in our tuition reimbursement and Student Loan Repayment Program.


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.


Our Company’s recruiters are here to help unlock the next possibility within your career and we take your candidate experience very seriously. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Gmail or Yahoo Mail. If you feel suspicious of a job posting or job-related email, let us know by clicking here.

For questions about your job application or this site please contact HCAhrAnswers at 1-844-422-5627 option 1.


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Nursing Support
Full-time • Nights (rotating weekends)

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