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Paramedic – Emergency Room

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Backus Hospital


Norwich, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 7am-730pm

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

For more than 118 years, Backus Hospital has been the primary source of healthcare services for much of Eastern Connecticut. We are home to the only trauma center in New London and Windham counties, and are the only area hospital with LIFE STAR helicopter services. We deliver and coordinate a continuum of high-quality healthcare with the goal of improving the health of our communities.

Job Summary

Under the direction of the clinical director, clinical coordinator, or the Registered Nurse (RN performs a variety of duties for each patientΓÇÖs age specific needs via the utilization of care based on paramedic scope of practice in accordance with Hospital and Emergency department policies and procedures.)


Position requires a high school diploma or equivalent 
Two (2) years of experience as a paramedic with IV access experience 
License and Certification: 
Current State of Connecticut EMT-P license. Current Basic Life Support (BLS). Ability to obtain and maintain Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) within 90 days of hire. Ability to obtain and maintain Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 90 days of hire. Ability to obtain adn maintain Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) within 90 days of hire. 

Associates Degree 
Phlebotomy experience preferred. Computer experience preferred. 
License and Certification: 
Current State of Connecticut EMT-P license, BLS, ACLS, PALS, Management of Aggressive Behavior (MOAB) training. 

Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information. Basic computer skills (including opening/reading email, basic internet use). 
Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. Works efficiently and organizes time appropriately. Must be organized, flexible and a team player. Ability to manage time and meet deadlines in a hectic work environment. Demonstrates initiative in all job related activities. Basic computer knowledge in order to enter/retrieve data. 

Work is performed in accordance with instructions and procedures. Requires the ability to take the appropriate action in response to changes, circumstances or problems. Ability to react and perform under strict timelines and/or emergency situation. Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.


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