< Back to Employment Opportunities

Paramedic – Internal Only – Urgent Care JOB#1669

Ready to Apply?

Apply Now

Apply NOW at https://eph.org/job-opportunities/

Company Description:

Estes Park Health exists to make a positive difference to the health and well-being of all we serve. Located about 90 miles northwest of Denver, at 7,522 feet above sea level, Estes Park Health sits in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. As a gateway to Rocky Mountain National Park, the adventurous lifestyle Estes Park supplies open endless outdoor opportunities for our staff. We promote a healthy work-life balance to give our staff the time to enjoy the “playground” that is Colorado.  

From pediatrics to geriatrics, Estes Park Health supplies a full spectrum of care for our friends, neighbors, and visitors in the entire Estes Park Valley and Rocky Mountain National Park. Today, over 18,000 patients—residents and visitors alike—see our health care teams for both outpatient and inpatient services.

Summary

Responds to 911 calls and requests for inter-facility transfers; performs emergency care and Advanced Life Support in pre-hospital settings and may be asked to perform same functions while assisting with patient care in the emergency room.

SHIFT:

Shifts will vary -Full Time

*The shift and hours listed above may be subject to temporary or permanent change at any time according to the needs required to provide excellent and full services to our customers during employment.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School level or equivalent of education, on-going continuing education required.
  • Experience can be variable but a minimum of six month preferred.
  • Current State of Colorado EMT-P certification, valid (COLORADO) driver’s license and excellent driving record.
  • Required certifications: Current BLS, ACLS, PALS, NRP.  (NRP required 6 months after hire if not current at time of hire.)  Colorado State Critical Care Paramedic Endorsement, and BTLS, PHTLS, CPR Instructor certifications are preferred but not required.

DUTIES:

  • The EMT-P will perform his/her duties in a manner that ensures his/her own personal safety, as well as that of the other emergency personnel and the patient or patients on the scene. With the assistance of a partner, the EMT P must possess the ability to lift and load a stretcher bearing a 165 – lb manikin
  • The EMT-P may also be required to assist with community education, staff continuing education, and/or other EMS related educational functions such as EMT or First Responder Classes. He/she may also be requested to perform other non-patient related duties such as assisting with office related functions, performing quality assurance, basic vehicle maintenance (cleaning, stocking, etc.) and assisting at Estes Park Health as requested.
  • Report for assigned duty shift in timely manner. Participate in shift change communication. Inventory vehicle to ensure that all equipment is operational and adequate supplies are present, and that the vehicle is operational. Report any mechanical problems to the shift supervisor or the maintenance coordinator. Check communication equipment and complete daily check list and documentation.
  • Receives calls from dispatch and responds verbally to the dispatch center. Communicates with partner, reads maps, runs GPS, may drive ambulance to scene, uses most expeditious route, observes all traffic ordinances, regulations and communicates with responding agencies.
  • Responsible for knowing local EMS protocols. Determines nature and extent of illness or injury, takes pulse and blood pressure, notes skin color and temp, makes determination regarding patient status, performs differential DX, establishes priority for emergency care and renders appropriate emergency care based on BLS and ALS protocols and/or direct physician orders.
  • Communicates patient condition and treatment to receiving medical facility, ensures continuum of care once in the hospital, including appropriate documentation and verbal report.
  • Participate in committees as assigned.
  • Perform in accordance with all local, state, and federal laws and regulatory agency standards;
  • Perform in accordance with EPH vision, mission and goals;
  • All other duties as assigned.

Hiring range, depending on experience, is $23.81 to $32.38

A Unique Retirement Plan for you!

All employees are enrolled in a Money Purchase Pension Plan 401(a) which replaces Social Security contributions.  You control the investments on-line yourself or with you financial advisor to help it grow.  We also offer a 457(b) plan for you to ad additional funds to your investments.

We offer a full range of benefits to fit your needs and family for full time and part time employees!

  • Medical – Choose from a HSA or PPO medical plan with pre-tax spending accounts.
  • Dental – An affordable all-inclusive services plan.  No need to choose from 2 or 3 options.
  • Vision – Just for you or your whole family.
  • Paid Time Off – Personal and sick leave immediately available as accrued each pay period.
  • Medical Transport – Add MASA as a supplemental for both Air and Ground usable in all 50 states.
  • Accident and Critical Illness – For those unexpected life issues that may happen. Cash payouts to you.
  • Term Life and AD&D INS. – Free to full and part time employees.
  • Voluntary Life Ins. – Additional coverage for you to purchase for yourself, spouse and or children.
  • Short Term Disability – 2 levels to purchase for your needs.
  • Long Term Disability – Free to you while employed.
  • Employee Assistance Program – A comprehensive program for you and your family member which includes a national provider network for counseling services, life balance services, legal and financial services.

For more information about this opportunity call Human Resources at 970-577-4458 Monday-Friday 9am-4pm (MST) or e-mail questions to jobs@eph.org.

Equal Opportunity Employer: In compliance with federal law, including the provisions of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, disability, or military service in its administration of policies, programs, activities or employment. In addition, EPH does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

The descriptions above are listed as is at the time of posting and could change as needed at any time in accordance with state, local and federal laws.