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DescriptionJob Schedule: Per Diem
Work where every moment matters.
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 75 years, Windham Hospital has treated patients with the latest high-tech equipment, operated by some of the most skilled and compassionate medical professionals available. We seek to meet the total healthcare needs of people from throughout Northeastern Connecticut. Our staff members are proud to live and work in this area, and are committed to providing quality healthcare to our community.
The Paramedic provides direct effective patient care to patients in the Windham Hospital Paramedic primary service area. Must be able to respond safely while operating emergency vehicle and demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to care for a variety of patient groups in the Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support setting.
Education: High School diploma required and successful completion of Department of Transportation Paramedic Curriculum.
Experience: Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Paramedic in busy 911 systems.
Licensure, Certification, Registration: State of CT Paramedic License, Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and PreHospital Trauma Life Support or equivalent .
Valid driver’s license with clean record. Critical Care certification preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Ability Requirements:
Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions, and effectively communicate information with patients, Emergency staff and physicians.
Basic computer skills including email, internet usage, and data entry and retrieval.
Must be organized, flexible and able to work in a team environment.
Able to work in high stress environment.
Must be able to prioritize based on situation.
Must be able to recognize any problem or safety concern and report it to appropriate staff member.
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment.