Responsible for the care of injured patients transported by the LifeFlight Transport Program. Oversees the maintenance and upkeep of the ambulance and its equipment including responding to requests for transport with all of LifeFlight's ground vehicles, record keeping, data entry, and clerical support as assigned. Responsible for ongoing development of the LifeFlight program by attending and participating in meetings, in-services, committees, and taking on and completing projects. Accountable for driving the ambulances and performing ground only transportation of patients, whether this is for the critical care team or the single provider team.
Minimum Job Requirements
Active Florida Paramedic license
CPR BLS - American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
FL Driver's License - current class E driver's license
Completion of EVOC course
PALS - American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
ACLS - American Heart Association - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment
CPI - Crisis Prevention Institute within 6 months of hire
NRP - Neonatal Resuscitation Program American Academy of Pediatrics - maintain active and in good standing throughout employment within 6 months of hire
FP-C, NPT-C, or CCP-C certification within 19months of hire.
1- years of Paramedic experience
1-3 years of experience driving an emergency vehicle
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Administers ACLS/PALS medications and/or other medications as required per transport and Medical Director of the program.
Assists with inter-facility and intra-facility transfers of patients and attends to personal needs of patients/families with each transport.
Functions as a professional representative of the Nicklaus Children's Hospital LifeFlight Transport Program on every shift.
Maintains and provides upkeep of MCHS ambulances, transport equipment, and supplies on every shift.
Performs and assists with assessment and vital signs with each patient contact.
Promotes corporate compliance within the framework of the Code of Business and Ethical Conduct with each shift.
Renders advanced life support to ill or injured patients in adherence with written protocols under the supervision of the medical control on every transport.
Responsible for responding to requests for transport with all of LifeFlight's ground vehicles, record keeping, data entry, and clerical support as assigned.
Responsible for ongoing development of the LifeFlight program by attending and participating in meetings, in-services, committees, and taking on and completing projects.
Provides continuous supervision, observation of behavioral health patients, and adheres to non-violent crisis intervention strategies (CPI).
High school education or equivalent preferred.
NREMT-P and /or Critical Care Course required.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information.
Training as paramedic, medical corps preferred.
PALS/ACLS instructors preferred.
Available up to 2 hours prior to/after each scheduled shift.
Able to take 12 hours on-call per week every week
Primary Location :
Florida-Miami-Nicklaus Children's Hospital - Main Hospital Campus
Nicklaus Children’s Health System, is the region’s only healthcare system exclusively for children. In addition to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and a growing number of outpatient centers located throughout the tri-county area, the health system includes Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Foundation, the organization’s fundraising arm; Nicklaus Children's Pediatric Specialists, a nonprofit physician practice subsidiary; a management services organization, and an ambulatory surgery center. Our vision is to be where the children are. Ultimately, this means being there through all stages of health and life, both physically and emotionally. To be a trusted partner to children and their families, not only in times of illness, but throughout their life journey. Our mission is to inspire hope and promote lifelong health by providing the best care to every child.