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Job Summary

At Michigan Medicine, our Paramedics are functioning members of our health care team. While working in the Electrophysiology (EP) Lab you will observe, document and monitor patient conditions, while keeping your work area and equipment clean. As a member of our team, you will be responsible for working effectively under pressure of emergency situations. Working for Michigan Medicine will provide you with a positive work/life balance, while also allowing you with the opportunity to improve and develop your career. We would love for you to join our team today to assist in delivering state of the art patient care.

 

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Why Work at Michigan?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 26,000 employees and our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world’s most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.

You can also look forward to the following benefits:

•Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day

•2:1 Match on retirement savings

•Generous PTO program

•Continued education allowance

In addition, this role offers the unique opportunity to take your career to the next level. You would receive intense on-the-job training with the end goal of complete proficiency assisting with all EP lab procedures and RCES certification. Eventually, you will work alongside world renowned physicians as they train the Electrophysiologists of the future on a highly trained and experienced team. You’ll assist with revolutionary, cutting edge procedures in newly renovated labs.

Responsibilities*

As a Paramedic, you will be held accountable for knowing the following arrhythmias: Asystole, Ventricular fibrillation, Ventricular tachycardia, Tachy-arrhythmias, Brady-arrhythmias, Artifact, and Multiple PVCs. This position allows you the opportunity to potentially advance into the EP Technologist role.

•Assist with diagnostic and therapeutic EP procedures including CRM device implants, EP Studies and Ablation procedures.  

•Provide direct patient care that includes assisting patients in and out of bed and answering call lights.

•You will monitor EKG's, Accuchecks and stocking of supplies, while also performing daily QA on testing and emergency equipment.

•Transport, ambulate, move and lift patients.

 

 

Required Qualifications*

•Current Michigan Licensure as an EMT-P.

•Two (2) years recent (within one (1) year) experience as a Paramedic.

•Current Basic Life Support Provider verification.

•Advanced Cardiac Life Support Provider (ACLS).

•Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.

•Clinical skills including but not limited to IV insertion, venipuncture, and arrhythmia recognition.

Desired Qualifications*

• Previous Sheath Pulling experience 
• Knowledge of Mi-chart/Epic Documentation 

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.