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Job Summary

The Cardiac Procedures Unit is currently seeking a full­time Paramedic (Sheath Puller/Transporter) to join its established team. This position is located in the Cardiovascular Center.

Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.

Responsibilities*

Duties include but are not limited to: direct patient care including monitoring and removal of venous and arterial sheaths, transporting patients, vital signs, assisting patients in and out of bed, and answering call lights. Other duties include EKG's, Point of Care Testing, cleaning equipment, stocking of supplies, performing daily QA on testing equipment and emergency equipment.

Required Qualifications*

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent combination of education and experience. Paramedic certification.
  • Understands and demonstrates the core concepts of Patient and Family Centered Care (PFCC), including: Respect and Dignity, Information Sharing, Participation, and Collaboration.

Desired Qualifications*

1 – 2 years of EMT, Paramedic or MA experience

Work Schedule

40 hours (4 10hr shifts), full­time. Monday through Friday. Day/Evening, hours 10am-8pm.

Rotating night and week end call

Additional Information

We, the staff and faculty of the U­M Cardiovascular Center (CVC) team, are committed to advancing medicine and serving humanity through living and teaching our core values of Respect and Compassion? Collaboration? Innovation? and Commitment to Excellence.

 

Each CVC employee is expected to understand and demonstrate that in every interaction we represent our entire organization in the care we provide and in the courtesies we extend to patients, families, and each respective team member. The CVC is dedicated to partnering with patients and families to deliver the safest and highest quality of health care. Applicants are expected to review the following PowerPoint presentation which provides an overview of the Cardiovascular Centers philosophy and culture:

 

http://www.med.umich.edu/cvc/cvcpotentialteam.pdf

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.