Indiana University Health Special Events Paramedic in Indianapolis, Indiana
Shifts and Locations Available:
PRN/Supplemental - 0-24 hrs per week, as needed (depending upon shift availability)
Location: Special Events Venues in Downtown Indianapolis. Including: Lucas Oil Stadium, Victory Field, and Indiana Convention Center
About the Position:
Are you seeking an opportunity to continue utilizing your professional skills while striving to provide the best care for the community you serve during our community events downtown? Then our Special Events Paramedic is the one for you!
The IU Health (IUH) team supports the downtown community in various ways, one of them being by providing safety and care during our downtown events. These include, but are not limited to basketball, football, and convention events. Our Paramedics lead all aspects of and manage the care, transport, and treatment of ill/injured patients. This included patients in both emergency and non-emergency situations.
A team member will have the chance to coordinate and manage neonatal, infant, pediatric, adult, and elderly patients. Therefore, they need to possess the required knowledge and skill for care. During care, Paramedics may be required to acquire consents and authorizations from the patient or legal guardians. As a crew member, there are opportunities to work with ground-breaking technology available in our ambulances.
As a PRN/Supplemental team member, you'll have the opportunity to take advantage of some of the benefits IUH has to offer its team. We provide continuous opportunities for education and certification/licensure, volunteer and community outreach opportunities, as well as lateral and vertical movement within the organization. In addition, we offer flexible scheduling for our teams!
• Requires graduate of Emergency Medical Technician certification program and graduate of a Paramedic Training Program with current Paramedic licensure as specified by Indiana Emergency Medical Services Commission.
• Requires Basic Life Support,(BLS), Advanced Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification through the AHA.
• Other advanced life support certifications may be required per unit/department specialty according to patient care policies.
• Following successful completion of a recognized Paramedic Training Program as approved by the Indiana Emergency Medical Services Commission; this position requires experience (obtainable through ambulance service; hospital or military experience) plus an appropriate period of orientation to perform assigned tasks and duties within the Emergency Department.
• Requires knowledge of both routine and special procedures.
• Requires knowledge of pharmacology and recognizes side effects of medications administered.
• Requires familiarity with designated pieces of equipment and supplies.
• Requires a good basic understanding of the concepts of good personal hygiene; aseptic and sterile techniques to prevent spread of infection to patients; self and others.
• Requires sufficient knowledge to observe and report changes in patient condition.
• Requires general awareness and understanding of legal implication of patient care activities and self performance as a Paramedic within the Emergency Department.
• Requires knowledge of EMTALA.