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Community Paramedic

Regions Hospital


Location:
Oakdale, MN 55128
Date:
05/14/2020
2020-05-142020-06-13
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Community Paramedic
+ Job ID:55777
+ Department:Community Paramedicine
+ City:Oakdale, MN
+ Location:RH - Oakdale EMS Offices
+ Position Type:Full-Time
+ Anticipated Work Schedule:Varied, days, evening and weekends
+ Shift:Day
+ Hrs/Pay Period:80

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Job Description:

Regions Hospital is looking for an enthusiastic, creative and compassionate Paramedic with excellent communication skills to join our Community Paramedicine (CP) program. Our CP team delivers important meaningful care in patients homes in order to help avoid hospitalizations and to improve our patients quality of life. Join us and bring your EMS career to the next level!

The role of Regions Hospitals Community Paramedic is to facilitate both acute care and chronic disease management in a patients home. Our CP program served 375 patients and completed over 1200 home visits in 2019. This important program saved 600 hospital bed days by preventing admissions or readmissions and 100 % of patients report they would recommend the program to others.

You will partner with EMS and hospital medicine physicians to prevent hospitalizations. Our team also partners with the patients primary and specialty care providers to ensure chronic diseases are well managed in the home. The role is a great opportunity to utilize and further develop your critical thinking skills while continuing to use your paramedic skills. You will work under the medical direction of the EMS physician and carry out care plans approved by the EMS physician in partnership with the patients primary care physician. This position will require travel within the Twin Cities metro area.

If you dont yet have your Minnesota Community Paramedic certification, we will partner with you toward completion of the requirements.

At Regions Hospital youll find a warm, diverse group of people who are committed to helping our patients and each other. We foster an inclusive environment that encourages new ways of thinking, celebrates differences and recognizes hard work. Were also committed to living our values. This means you can expect us to be your partner and treat you with dignity and respect. Join our team and make good happen!

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience: Three years of clinical experience in an advanced life support ambulance or emergency care setting

Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Current Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board certification as a Paramedic

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Completion of Minnesota Community Paramedic education program

Experience: Work experience as a community paramedic

Licensure/ Registration/ Certification: Current Minnesota EMS Regulatory Board certification as a Community Paramedic

Thank you for considering joining our team at Regions Hospital and being part of something special!



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