Campus Description:
Descriptive Title: Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic (1 F/T position)REF#: UH-S-1080-13-I
Budget Title: ParamedicState Classified Position
Department: Emergency Medical ServicesState Line#: 15507
Grade: SG-14Campus: Stony Brook University Hospital
Status:
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: New York State Health Department certification as an Emergency Medical Technician or an Emergency Medical Technician (Paramedic) and the appropriate New York State driver's license for the type of vehicle to be operated.
Preferred Qualifications:

Brief Description of Duties: Under the supervision of an attending physician, Emergency Medical Technicians (Paramedic) provide life support services and transport patients in need of emergency hospital care.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PARAMEDIC): performs as the primary care provider in the out-of-hospital setting. Clinical duties include: patient assessment; peripheral and central IV insertion; specimen collection; use of pneumatic shock garments; administration of medications; endotracheal intubations including rapid sequence intubation; administration of oxygen and medical gases via appropriate devices including transport ventilators; EKG monitoring; 12 lead acquirement; defibrillation; cardioversion; spinal immobilization; chest decompression; cricothyroidotomy, trans-tracheal insufflation; monitoring of invasive vital signs; and other medical procedures. Certified in BCLS (Basic Cardiac Life Support), ACLS (Advanced Cardiac Life Support), PALS (Pediatric Advanced Life Support), NRP (Neonatal Resuscitation Program, and IABP (Intra-Aortic Balloon Pump). Responsible for advanced life support radio operation; takes pertinent information from out-of-hospital medical providers and relays medical orders; maintains computer database on ambulance calls and assists in analyzing all aspects of out-of-hospital care; maintains equipment and medical supplies; operates the ambulance; coordinates transportation; provides direct patient care aboard Suffolk County Police Medevac Helicopter; precepts students in the clinical setting; orients new students; provides administrative support to the Emergency Services Coordinator, and may supervise Emergency Medical Technicians.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (PARAMEDIC): possess extensive knowledge, skills, training and experience in the management of patients in the out-of-hospital setting; expert in the stabilization and transportation of patients to and between medical facilities by ground or air; may supervise Emergency Medical Technicians.

Other Duties: Other duties consistent with the title.

Special Notes: 1 Full-Time evening position. Days Vary.
Please note Stony Brook University Medical Center is a smoke free environment.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Apply in writing to:
Stephen Slovensky, EMS Director
ZIP = 8350
FAX: 631-706-4237


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 04/10/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: D) Health Service (including Physician Assistant, Patient Care Specialist).
Posting Date: 03/27/2013
Additional Categories: N) Internal Only - Current Stony Brook University and/or RF Employee Only

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