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Company: MyMichigan Health
Location: Midland
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:


Paramedic Position Summary:

This position provides advanced emergency medical care to the sick and/or injured as trained and licensed by the State of Michigan. The desired result of the paramedic's intervention is improved patient outcome.

Why You Will Love Being a Paramedic at MyMichigan Health:

MyMichigan Health is a technology driven organization.
Benefits and immediate paid time off (PTO).
Growth opportunity within the team including on-the-job training.

Certain benefits may vary based on your employment status.

A Day in the Life as a Paramedic:

  • (50%)* Acts independently to formulate and initiate a plan of intervention for medical and traumatic emergencies. Invasive medical interventions include: pleural decompression, cricothyrotomy, endotracheal intubation, interosseous access, intravenous access insertion of esophageal obturator airway, and blood sugar analysis. Noninvasive monitoring and management techniques include: vital sign interpretation, cardiac rhythm analysis, 12 lead interpretation, cardiac defibrillation/cardioversion, use of external pacemaker, analysis of pulse oximetry, and proper delivery of oxygen therapy.
  • (25%)* Assesses patients during inter-hospital transfers. Evaluation and intervention is initiated by the paramedic. Additional medical equipment is often utilized to maintain optimal patient care. Examples of equipment include neonatal isolette, intra-aortic balloon pump, and intravenous infusion machines.
  • (25%)* Supervises field medical management of ancillary rescue staff and first responders. This includes physicians, nurses and all other state licensed medical personnel. Other agencies this position may be required to manage include law enforcement and fire departments. Bystander management is also the responsibility of this position as needed.

    Requirements We Are Looking For:

    • High school diploma or GED.
    • EMT-P Licensure in the State of Michigan required.
    • ACLS required.
    • PALS required.
    • Basic life support within 30 days of hire or transfer to this position.
    • Excellent driving skills for emergency vehicles; driving record must be meet or exceed the facility's current insurance standards.

      Other Duties and Responsibilities:

      • Performs non-invasive monitoring and management techniques including vital signs and IPS.
      • Determines blood sugar levels and oxygenation adequacy.
      • Assures that ambulances, medical equipment and supplies are fully functional and in sufficient quantity to meet any emergency the EMT could encounter.
      • Exercises a strong public awareness and education program to ensure that hospital staff and physicians, as well as the general public, perceive the service and the institution in a positive manner and continue to support both an aggressive and progressive service to our community.
      • Compiles a written report of each call so that copies may be distributed to appropriate departments for billing to third-party payers.
      • Reports via radio the patient's condition to the receiving institution while in route and follows with a more detailed report on arrival at the institution.
        Demonstrates competency in Microsoft Windows.


        Refer to job description for a complete list of requirements.

Keywords: MyMichigan Health, Midland , Paramedic, Other , Midland, Michigan

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