The Licensed Lifeline Critical Care Paramedic is responsible for delivering quality care to critically ill or traumatically injured patients in the following age groups: pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric. The critical care paramedic executes most of his/her patient care under variable conditions, and environments utilizing assessment skills,and
written protocols. The critical care paramedic must be able to function independently, be highly motivated, and have excellent interpersonal communication skills. The critical care paramedic is also expected to assist with patient care in the Emergency Department and patient care units upon reasonable request and participate in patient care in alternate modes of transportation.
Minimum Education: Graduate of state or nationally accredited paramedic program
Preferred Education: Two years of college
Minimum Experience: 2 years as a certified/licensed paramedic with an ALS service
and a significant amount of patient contact time by applicant.
Preferred Experience: 1 year in critical care transport air or ground.
Required License/Certification/Registration: All certifications must be current:
Illinois Paramedic License or Pre-Hospital RN (PHRN), Critical Care EMT-P Certification, AHA Current American Heart Association HealthCare Provider BLS CPR or approved equivalent (must include infant through adult, one and two-man rescuer, use of AED,and choking with hands-on CPR skills return demonstration, and must be pre-approved by Org Dev/Human Resources) completed prior to employment. ACLS, PALS or PEPP,ITLS or PHTLS or BTLS (within 6 months of employment)
Instructor status for the following ACLS, PALS, ITLS
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Applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin or ancestry, age physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability or an unfavorable discharge from military service.
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