Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Provides emergency and critical care in the prehospital and hospital environment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Collaborates within a multidisciplinary team to establish appropriate plan of care to safely transport acutely ill or injured patients.

+ Provides advanced critical care life support and medical care according to established standards and protocols for the age population served according to regulatory requirements.

+ Monitors and promotes safety of self and others while working in and around the aircraft/emergency vehicles.

+ Serves as an AHN ambassador by demonstrating positive professional appearance, language, and conduct at all times in support of AHN and all of its customers.

+ Participates in quality assurance activities such as chart audits and case reviews.

+ Completes required documentation according to regulatory standards.

+ Maintains expected state of transport readiness by maintaining and restocking equipment and supplies.

+ Ability to pass pre-employment physical exam and meet height and weight requirements.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

+ Certificate from accredited Paramedic program

+ Current licensure in good standing PA Department of Health paramedic certification

+ Basic Life Support (BLS)

+ Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

+ Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

+ Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS)/ International Trauma Life Support (ITLS)

+ Flight Paramedic Certification within 1 year

+ 5 years full-time paramedic experience at a high demand emergency service

Preferred

+ Prior flight experience

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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