UofL Health

Paramedic, ED, PRN

Job Locations US-KY-Louisville
Job ID
ULH-Clinical Support
Emergency Room-Jewish Hos [503805]
Job Type


We are Hiring at Jewish Hospital

Location: 200 Abraham Flexner Way Louisville, KY 40202

Shift Options: PRN


About Us

UofL Health is a fully integrated regional academic health system with seven hospitals, four medical centers, nearly 200 physician practice locations, more than 700 providers, the Frazier Rehabilitation Institute and the Brown Cancer Center.


With more than 12,000 team members—physicians, surgeons, nurses, pharmacists and other highly skilled health care professionals—UofL Health is focused on one mission: delivering patient-centered care to each and every patient each and every day.


Our Mission

As an academic health care system, we will transform the health of the communities we serve through compassionate, innovative, patient-centered care.


The paramedic is responsible for the delivery of care to assigned patients to include assessment, implementation, coordination, teaching, consulting, and evaluation of patient care according to scope of practice. Enhances quality and professionalism of patient care practices, attains knowledge and competency, and participates in shared decision making.

  • Obtains vital signs, gathers patient data and records on patient chart.
  • Initiate IV, IO infusions, access indwelling and implanted IV ports.
  • Sets up suture trays and other sterile fields.
  • Applies dressings.
  • Assists with/applies orthopedic devices including but not limited to ace wraps, crutches, knee immobilizers, finger splints and wrist splints.
  • Assists patient with emergent needs.
  • Provides psychosocial support for patients and their families/significant others as needed.
  • Administers ACLS interventions at the direction and supervision of the attending physician.
  • Administers IV, PO, IM, IN medications per hospital scope.
  • Initiate, maintain and monitor IV infusion, blood and blood components.
  • Performs cardioversion, manual defibrillation, and transcutaneous pacing as directed by physician order.
  • Performs assessments, interventions, and educations to patients.
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Maintains compliance with all company policies, procedures and standards of conduct
  • Complies with HIPAA privacy and security requirements to maintain confidentiality at all times


Required Qualifications

  • Kentucky Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic required
  • BLS, ACLS, PALS (American Heart Association)


Preferred Qualifications

  • Associate of Science in Paramedicine or related healthcare degree from an accredited college preferred
  • 5 years of experience as a paramedic or 3 years of experience as a paramedic in a high volume patient care setting.
  • Previous aeromedical, KBEMS critical care endorsement or clinical ER experience 


Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive Pay & Benefits Options
  • Paid Vacation, Sick days, and Holidays
  • Free tuition to UofL for Part- and Full-time employees for Child/Spouse/Domestic Partner
  • 401K with Employer Match



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