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Paramedic - IRL Internal Medicine

Company: University of Iowa
Location: Iowa City
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

The Iowa River Landing Internal Medicine Clinic is seeking a 100% Paramedic. Under direct supervision of a Staff Physician, Nurse Manager or designee, assists with patient care services. University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.-- University of Iowa Health Care-Iowa River Landing offers the world-class, academic-level medicine you expect from UI Hospitals and Clinics in a convenient medical office building that makes visiting the doctor a pleasant experience. Our pledge at UI Health Care-Iowa River Landing is that our patients will receive the best possible care in a friendly, compassionate, efficient way. Position Responsibilities: * Assists clinical team in the delivery of patient care, with regard to patient condition and age. * Performs patient care related to vital signs, assisting with minor procedures, in-clinic treatments, point of care testing and other duties as assigned. * Under the direction of a medical doctor, registered nurse, or physician assistant administers routine oral, rectal, sublingual, nasal, topical, inhalation, and injectable medications not requiring a high level of skill or nursing judgment. * Provides psychological support to the patient and family based on assessed needs. * Notifies Nurse Manager/designee of any pertinent changes in patient condition or disposition; report unusual incidents, complaints or concerns to Nurse Manager or designee, as appropriate. * Performs related and routine clerical tasks pursuant to performing the aforementioned duties. * Other duties as assigned. Benefits Highlights: Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans. For more information, click here. For more information about Why Iowa?, click here. The University of Iowa offers a generous benefits package, including paid vacation and paid sick leave. Complete information regarding the full benefits package may be viewed at: https://hr.uiowa.edu/benefits Percent of Time: 100% Schedule: 40 hours/week will be accomplished between the times of 8:00am-8:00pm, Monday -Thursday, and 8:00am-5:00pm on Friday. This position will also be a part of the evening and weekend rotation. Location: Iowa River Landing Clinic Rotations: Evening and Saturday rotations Salary: Pay Grade 9 - Merit Pay Plan: https://hr.uiowa.edu/pay/pay-plans/merit-alpha-matrix Minimum Eligibility Requirements: * Graduation from high school, and * Current paramedic certification by the Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services, and * Current course completion card in Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Provider by the American Heart Association, and * Current course completion card in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) by the American Heart Association Special Qualifications: * Medical Terminology * Public Contact/Customer Service Desirable Qualifications: * Minimum one (1) year advanced life support field experience as an emergency response paramedic, or current ER experience with a history of advanced life support field experience. Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and their BLS and ACLS cards under submission relevant materials that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 10 calendar days. Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on 11/21/2021. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check. This position is not eligible for University sponsorship for employment authorization. Additional Information * Classification Title: Paramedic * Appointment Type: Merit * Schedule: Full-time Compensation * Pay Level: 9 Contact Information * Organization: Healthcare * Contact Name: Alyson Maloney * Contact Email: alyson-maloney@uiowa.edu

Keywords: University of Iowa, Iowa City , Paramedic - IRL Internal Medicine, Healthcare , Iowa City, Iowa

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