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UnityPoint Health Paramedic in Marshalltown, Iowa

Floater Position (Full-time)

As a member of our interdisciplinary team, contributes professional prehospital EMS knowledge and skills to patients and their families. Maintains excellent patient service skills, is able to work well under pressure, and make quick decisions about patient health. Provides Advanced Life Support level skills, and maintains an advanced skill set.

  • Assesses the needs of patients and families, providing appropriate prehospital medical care.

  • Adapts and adjusts the patient’s care plan according to the patient’s needs in the prehospital setting.

  • Promptly completes documentation to assure an accurate legal record of patient’s care.

  • Carries out high quality patient care while following the scope of practice set out by the State of Iowa Public Health Department Bureau of EMS and this ambulance service.

  • Must be able to transport a behavioral health patient utilizing an ambulance or secure car.

  • Documents daily, weekly, and monthly ambulance/secure car checks to ensure proper stock levels of equipment and supplies.

  • Prepares the ambulances by ensuring they are cleaned and in a state of readiness.

  • Performs hospital based duties such as IV therapy, administration of medications appropriate for individual’s level of EMS certification, intubations, and assists registered nurses in ER and other patient care areas.

High school graduate or equivalent.

Successful completion of EMS training from an approved training course.Valid Iowa Chauffeur’s License.

Current certification at EMT-PM level is required.

Current BCLS, ACLS, and PALS certification is required.

CPI and NRP certifications within first year of employment.Writes, reads, comprehends and speaks fluent English.

Basic computer knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email, and web browser.


Previous EMS experience

Current certification in PHTLS, PEARS.

Current NREMT certification.

Critical Care Paramedic Endorsement

Requisition ID: 2020-84846

Street: 3 S 4th Ave

Name: 2560 Marshalltown

Posting Minimum: USD $20.32/Hr.

Name: Ground Ambulance

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .9

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

External Company Name: UnityPoint Health

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