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Company: Mercy
Location: Carthage, MO
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

We're a Little Different

 

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

At Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals – careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart. Join us and discover why Modern Healthcare Magazine named us in its “Top 100 Places to Work.”


Overview:

 

Under the direction of the Medical Director and according to the protocols, procedures and policies of Mercy EMS performs direct patient care including assessment, evaluation, basic and advanced medical rescue to access, stabilize, evacuate and transport a patient to an appropriate destination according to the goals of Mercy System, the philosophy of the Sisters of Mercy, Standard of Care and Employee Code of Conduct. Paramedics also perform clerical, maintenance duties. Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • State of Missouri EMT-P for the State of practice
  • Valid Driver's License
  • ACLS & PALS within 6 months of hire/transfer
  • Hazmat Awareness Level Training within six months of hire/transfer
  • Must be at least 19 years of age at time of hire
  • May be required to work different shifts and schedules
  • Must have unimpaired mobility and be able to respond quickly to ambulance, access patients in difficult terrain, climb stairs, work in close and dangerous environments such as damaged vehicles, carry equipment and patients with partner, perform strenuous physical requirements in various environmental conditions, and perform required medical skills and techniques.
  • Must have correctable vision acceptable for day and night operation of emergency vehicle, color acuity adequate for determination of skin and blood color and be able to read medication dosages on drug labels and syringes.
  • Must be able to hear and understand information provided by patients, family, or bystanders, hear breath sounds and accurately determine auscultated blood pressure, differentiate separate conversations in active, distracting environments, hear and understand radio traffic when responding with lights and sirens, speak and enunciate clearly and at a level audible to others in loud conditions, speak clearly in stressful situations, verbally communicate with patients, family, and other emergency services personnel.
  • Equipment used includes mobile and portable communications equipment, monitor/defibrillator/pacer, approved stretcher, stair chair, backboard, scoop type device, variety of bags and kits, assigned ambulance, computer, FAX, printer, and other office related equipment.
  • Incumbents will be required to successfully satisfy the physical demands of the role. This will include a pre-hire and annual fitness for duty test.
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred
  • ITLS or equivalent is preferred
  • In areas where Tactical EMS (TEMS) services are provided, training in TEMS is preferred before allowing participation
  • Background in Emergency Services preferred

 

We Offer Great Benefits:


Day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds are just a few of the great benefits offered to eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

 

We're bringing to life a healing ministry through compassionate care.


At Mercy, our supportive community will be behind you every step of your day, especially the tough ones. You will have opportunities to pioneer new models of care and transform the health care experience through advanced technology and innovative procedures. We're expanding to help our communities grow. Join us and be a part of it all.


What Makes You a Good Match for Mercy?


Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and unafraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a good fit for you, we encourage you to apply.

 


Mercy has determined this is a safety-sensitive position.  The ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner is an essential function of this job.


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