Essentia Health Paramedic

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Find your calling. Essentia Health seeks employees who embrace our commitment to patient-and family-centered care in communities both large and small. We’re looking for people who are committed to making patients and their families feel known and understood. People who understand what it means to be Here with you.
People who are willing to use their strengths to help others.

Paramedic (1.0 FTE) – Deer River, MN (25636BR)

The Paramedic will work under general supervision, provides emergency and non-emergency care to the ill and injured, to include assessment of illness and/or injury, management of such patients, preparation for transport, transfer of information, and patient care. This position functions within the scope of certification as allowed by the service Medical Director and the Minnesota Emergency Medical Services Regulatory Board. This position requires a high level of customer service skills to establish and enhance positive relationships with patients, co-workers, and others.

Education and/or years experience required:
• High School Diploma or GED
• EMS experience preferred.
• NIMS 100, 200, 700
• NIMS 800 preferred
Licensure/Certifications required:
• Current Minnesota EMSRB certification as Paramedic or above OR be a Registered Nurse authorized by the EMSRB to operate as a Paramedic with Medical Director approval.
• Current provider level CPR certification
• Current ACLS certification
• Current PALS certification
• Current CALS or ATLS certification (or ability to obtain within one year of employment)
• Valid driver’s license in the state you reside
• Must meet the driving requirements and criteria acceptable to Essentia Health ‘s insurer
• Current certification in a trauma course is preferred
• Must meet educational requirements to maintain certification.
• State background check must provide clearance to work with vulnerable adults

Essentia Health offers competitive salary and benefits that include medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability, flex spending accounts, retirement plans, paid time off, and continuing education including tuition reimbursement.

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Our Values
Quality Hospitality Respect Justice Stewardship Teamwork

Our Mission
We are called to make a healthy difference in people’s lives.

Essentia Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran Status.