Paramedic PRN - Emergency Department in Las Cruces, NM at Memorial Medical Center

Date Posted: 7/28/2019

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Job Description

Memorial Medical Center

The Emergency Department serves the patients and staff in many different capacities.  The Paramedic in the Emergency Department performs patient care duties that not only include PCT duties, but also care for wounds and orthopedic injuries, performing 12-lead EKGs and, blood glucose checks, urinary catheter insertion, phlebotomy and assisting medical and nursing staff with emergency procedures.  The Paramedic also has expanded duties approved specifically for the Emergency Department under supervision and guidance of the Emergency Department nursing and medical staff including: IV insertion, IV fluid maintenance (without additives), to include continuing drip by hanging new bags, changing tubing and discontinuance of IV catheters. Duties also include maintenance of IV pumps (non-PCA) and insertion of naso-gastric tubes.  The Paramedic can also give certain medications and monitor their effectiveness and report the patient status to the registered Nurse and/or the Doctor.  The Paramedic can also function in triage as a secondary person after successfully completing the triage class.  The Paramedic also provides service to patients throughout the life span including newborns, children, adolescents, adults and geriatric age groups.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent and 

successful completion of approved andaccredited paramedic training.

Minimum Experience:  One year fieldexperience as a paramedic preferred.

Certification/Licensure:  NM ParamedicLicensure required.  

Current CPR/BLS, ACLS required. 

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran


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