Community Paramedic - SEMNJob ID 173436BR Date posted 02/09/2022
- Rochester, Minnesota
- Full Time
- Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service
Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service Community Paramedics are supported by an active medical direction team who are accessible and invested in team members’ professional growth and development. The Community Paramedic program has supportive, collaborative and innovative relationships with Mayo Clinic Hospitals and community partners. These relationships are expanding opportunities for Mayo Clinic Ambulance Service including the development of patient care initiatives, engagement with a variety of patient populations, opportunities to participate as an investigator on research projects as well as publication and presentation opportunities. The Community Paramedic role is active in all three of the Mayo shields – Clinical Practice, Education, and Research.
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The Community Paramedic is responsible for delivering high quality primary care and medical evaluation for low, medium and high acuity patients in a variety of clinical and community settings. The Community Paramedic must demonstrate clinical competency and compassion in providing for the physical and emotional needs of patients. The Community Paramedic works autonomously and must have excellent judgment and be able to prioritize decisions and act quickly in the best interest of the patient. Must be self-disciplined, able to develop patient rapport, maintain safe distance, and recognize and utilize communication unique to diverse multicultural groups and ages within those groups. Must be able to function independently at optimum level in a non-structured environment that is constantly changing.
What Services can Mayo Clinic Community Paramedics Provide?
- Health and Social Determinants of Health assessments.
- Wellness Visits.
- Chronic disease monitoring and education.
- Medication administration, both intravenous and oral.
- Medication review and education.
- Immunizations and vaccinations.
- Laboratory specimen (blood, urine, etc.) collection and point-of-care laboratory testing.
- Moderately complex point of care laboratory testing.
- Point of Care Ultrasound Exams (bladder, vascular, lung).
- Hospital and emergency department discharge follow–up care.
- Minor medical procedures (e.g. wound care) approved by the Ambulance Medical Director.
- Connecting patient to other healthcare, social support, and wellness resources both within the clinical and community settings.
High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Certified as a paramedic. At least two years of experience as a Paramedic or a combination of three years of experience as an EMT or Paramedic.
Associate or baccalaureate degree is preferred. Must be proficient in English; must have the ability to read, write and speak English.
License or certification
Current certification as a Minnesota Community Paramedic or willingness to begin the training program upon hire. Current certification as a Nationally Registered Paramedic as well as current Minnesota and/or Wisconsin Paramedic licensure/certification. Current American Heart Association Health Care Provider CPR certification and ACLS. Current ITLS or PHTLS and PALS certifications. Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record in accordance with Mayo Clinic Policy.
$26.90 - $30.36/ hour
Hours / Pay period
Each pay period they are 5 day shifts and 1 shift as a Paramedic on ground operations, all shifts are 12 hours.
There will be a weekend rotation, weekends shifts are split between all Community Paramedic team members.
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
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