Full Time - 36 Hours
Sign On Bonus: 3,500.00
Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina's “Best Places to Work” for 2019!
We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.Job Summary
Under the clinical direction of the Medical Control Physician, process to promote and restore patient's health status; collaborates with physicians and multidisciplinary team members; provides physical and psychological support to patients, family members and significant others. Uses a systematic critical thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, clinical judgement, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems. All responsibilities are carried out in accordance with the mission, vision, strategic imperative and standards of Lexington Medical Center, and in accordance with the provisions set forth by the South Carolina Emergency Medical Service Protocols and Regulations.Minimum Qualifications
Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: 3 Years of Emergency Services Experience
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: Active National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certification (NREMT-P) and South Carolina Paramedic Certification;
Must possess a valid state driver's license, BLS, ACLS, and PALS.
**Refer to Mandatory Certification Requirements P & P for requirededucation / certification for various specialties.
Required Training: Current National Registry Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic Certification (NREMT-P)
- May function alone or as a multi member team.
- Uses a systematic critical-thinking approach to guide data gathering, assessment, clinical judgement, intervention and evaluation of human responses to actual and potential health problems.
- Identifies, synthesizes and interprets sources of data using reasonable clinical judgement to respond to dynamic situations in a timely and effective manner.
- Maintains patient confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.
- Promptly responds to all communication devices in order to meet patient needs on campus.
- Scene size up, including universal precautions, scene safety, environmental hazards assessment, by-stander safety, and patient / caregiver interaction.
- Establish positive rapport with patient and family.
- Assess need for additional resources.
- Initial assessment includes a general impression and status of patient's airway, breathing, and circulation.
- Assess mental status (AVPU) and disability (GCS).Control major hemorrhage and assess overall priority of patient.
- Perform a focused history and physical need based on patient's chief complaint.
- Assess need for critical interventions.
- Complete critical interventions and perform a complete secondary exam to include a baseline set of vital signs as directed by established protocols.
- Maintain an ongoing assessment throughout transport.
- Document all findings and information associated with the assessment, performed procedures, and any administration of medications in the EMR.
- Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques.
- Demonstrates effective teamwork skills and maintains cooperative relationship among health care teams by communicating information; responding to requests; building rapport; participating in team problem solving methods.
- Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:
- Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits
- Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
- Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one. LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
- Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
- Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary
- Adoption assistance
- LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
- Tuition reimbursement
- Student loan forgiveness
Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee's desires and abilities and the hospital's needs.
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