Community Paramedic
 Mt. Grant General Hospital is now accepting applications for a part-time Community Paramedic.  The Community Paramedic (CP) will provide services for the Mobile Integrated Healthcare Services Program to meet primary care, wellness, and preventative needs in the home settings to ultimately assist the underserved in their own communities.  Duties will include follow–up services and home visits after a hospital discharge to prevent hospital readmission by providing health assessments, chronic disease monitoring and education, medication management, immunizations and vaccinations, laboratory specimen collection, and hospital discharge follow–up care, minor medical procedures and referrals for additional services .  The CP will work alongside primary care physicians in both the clinic and hospital setting to identify patients who could benefit from community paramedic services.  This is a full-time, benefited position. 

 

State of Nevada Emergency Medical Services Office certifies Community Paramedics. In order to obtain Community Paramedic certification, an individual must:

 

  • Be currently certified as a paramedic and have two years of full–time service as a paramedic or it’s part-time equivalent AND
  • Successfully complete a community paramedic education program through an accredited college or university; AND
  • Practice under the supervision of a community paramedic medical director AND

§  Complete mandatory annual trainings AND

§  Must maintain a valid Nevada driver’s license AND

§  Per NRS 449 and NRS 200.5091, successful applicant(s) must pass required state and federal background checks.

  • To maintain certification, the Community Paramedic must complete 12 hours continuing education in clinical topics approved by the community paramedic medical director.

 

Please visit www.mtgrantgenhospital.org to download an application and job description.  Application and job description may also be picked up and returned to the main Switchboard or mail to:  Mt. Grant General Hospital, ATTN: Jonalee Roberts, P.O. Box 1510, Hawthorne, NV  89415.  Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Position open until filled.

 

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Hawthorne—also known as America’s Patriotic Home, is located 130 miles from Reno, 318 miles from Las Vegas, and 70 miles to the eastern entrance of Yosemite National Park.  Hawthorne is the county seat of Mineral County and at the 2010 census, the population was 3,269. The nearby Hawthorne Army Depot is the primary economic base of the town.  
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