Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Paramedic Job

DWS Job #:         9531741              
Job Title:              Unit Paramedic Intermountain Medical C
Salary:   $17.33                            
Location:              MURRAY, UT, 84107

**Job Description** Intermountain Medical Center - the flagship of Intermountain Healthcare s 21 hospital network is a 428-bed hospital and serves as a major referral center for six states. Intermountain Medical Center is centrally located in the Salt Lake Valley. The three components of Intermountain Medical Center''s mission - the science of medicine,the spirit of caring,and the miracle of healing - are delivered in state-of-the-art facilities surrounded by an environment of beauty.
The hyperbaric medicine program at Intermountain Medical Center offers expanded capacities to patients in need.
A new,expanded hyperbaric chamber will help specialists at Intermountain Medical Center treat patients who are poisoned by carbon monoxide and patients with gas embolism,chronic wounds,infections,and tissue damage from the late effects of radiation,diving injuries,diabetes-related illnesses,and more. The walk-in,26-ton chamber has square walls and can treat up to eight patients at a time.
Shift Details: This is a PRN position. Shifts are 4 hours,which requires flexibility to work Day and/or Night shifts****and possibly on an emergent basis afterhours or weekends. ****Additional Details:**** This position may also support the Hyperbaric Department at LDS Hospital **

**Minimum Requirements** * Current Utah Paramedic Certificate * Currently working as a Paramedic in the community * Must be able to provide 25 paramedic CMEs per year at annual evaluation * This position requires verifiable current Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR certification. An original card must be verified prior to start date or the job offer will be withdrawn. For additional information regarding CPR requirements please visit our Job Requirements Page. * Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)

**Preferred Qualifications** * Six or more months paramedic experience * Employment is contingent upon successfully being cleared medically to work in the Hyperbaric Chamber. * Prior experience working with hyperbaric chambers preferred * Ability to work in a compressed air environment *Primary Work Location:* Intermountain Medical Center

Monday, April 21, 2014


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Research Intern
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The International Academies of Emergency Dispatch (IAED) is the premier research and standards-setting organization in the field of emergency telecommunications. A major part of our mission is the conduct of original research on emergency medicine, emergency telecommunications, public health, public safety, communication center management, emergency communication telephone nursing and nurse telephone triage, and EMS response. We work with researchers, emergency dispatchers, and communication center personnel in dozens of countries and publish studies on subjects ranging from emergency response for diabetic patients, to PTSD and stress in emergency telecommunications, to best approaches for providing life-saving instructions over the phone.

As we expand our research division, we are seeking a research intern to participate in the full life-cycle of research studies, including study design and conduct, data analysis and interpretation, and writing and publication. We conduct a very wide variety of studies, and the selected candidate will be able to work on and perhaps initiate studies related to their field or major.
The position is paid. College credit is negotiable. The student should be prepared to commit 12-15 hours per week

Learning Opportunities:
As part of the internship, the intern will participate in research studies and will have many opportunities to learn and to improve his or her skills, including opportunities to:
• Work with STATA® and other statistical analysis software
• Analyze and interpret data from a wide variety of sources
• Potentially co-author original research papers
• Participate in study design and conduct (including possible field research), data analysis, and writing and publication
• Participate in coordinating and managing research projects

Relocation costs may be covered.
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The ideal candidate will be an upper-division (Junior or Senior) undergraduate or a graduate student in public health, math/statistics/informatics, medicine or pre-medicine, geography, sociology, psychology, or nursing/pre-nursing.
• Basic knowledge of data collection and analysis in your field
• Data entry ability
• Basic understanding of spreadsheets and tables
• Strong familiarity with the MS Office suite
• Basic knowledge of data collection and analysis in your field
• Data entry ability
• Basic understanding of spreadsheets and tables
• Strong familiarity with the MS Office suite 
*Application Instructions:
Please submit your resume to hr@emergencydispatch.org

Monday, April 14, 2014


New jobs posted on the job board!


DWS Job #:         9526413              
Job Title:              Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Job
Location:              SOUTH JORDAN, UT, 84095
Description:        Requisition Number:12307
Responsibilities: - Prepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to Emergency Department procedures. - Obtains and records patient temperatures,pulse rates,blood pressure,weight and height measurements and places patient on pulse oximetry and cardiac monitors as per ED protocols,or as directed. - Reports all observed or verbalized patient concerns and changes in condition to a member of the nursing or physician staff. - Performs specialty skills and delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member. - Accompanies providers examining patients in examination rooms as needed and/or assists physicians/licensed staff with procedures. - Performs delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member. - Answers telephones,documents telephone messages,schedules appointments,diagnostic tests and procedures as requested by licensed staff members. - Attends and completes hospital and ED mandatory in-services. - May perform phlebotomy in accordance with ED procedures and physician orders after specialized training. - May clean and stock ED.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities: - Demonstrated human relation and effective communication skills. - Demonstrated proficiency in Emergency Department s (ED) baseline skills. - Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit. - Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient''s status and provide care as described in the department''s policies and procedures manual.
All of the following license(s): - Basic Life Support Health Care Provider card through American Heart Association or obtain within one month of hire.
At least one of the following license(s) - Current EMT-B Certification in the State of Utah. - Certification of a certified Medical Assistant Program or current certification as an EMT-Intermediate in the State of Utah. - Current certification to practice as a Paramedic in the State of Utah.
Qualifications (Preferred): - One year health-related experience.

Open Date:         4/14/2014
Education:           None

Openings:           1

Monday, April 7, 2014

Emergency Services Week

Tomorrow from noon to 3pm by the fountains on main campus we will have our fire academy students and coordinator out showing off the engines and letting students spray the hoses. Come out and join us and tell anyone who is not a part of this department but may be interested to see what we are all about. I will be there to talk with students too. Today we had AirMed land on campus and it was a great time for the students.
Each day we will have a different event and this goes all week! Check back to the blog or to our Facebook page to see details of what is coming up!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Dr. Eric Russell's published work on Servant Leadership!

Dr. Eric Russell has written a book on Servant leadership! For anyone who has worked with or taken a class from Eric, he is an excellent instructor and very knowledgeable in his field. I recommend you check out his published work!


Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Jobs and Volunteer opportunities

Columbus Ohio will be hiring numerous firefighters in 2015/2016. Go to their website and start turning in applications and get on their email/text list of those interested in fire jobs!


A message from Sylvia who is looking for EMT volunteers:

I am the Medical Coordinator for the Utah Valley Marathon. This is the one that stretches from Walsburg to Downtown Provo. I am looking for EMT’s, EMT-I’s, EMT-P’s etc. to help by volunteering their time at First Aid stations that we set up along the way. We will be offering training, and an awesome party afterwards. Also, it will look great on a resume. 

Please contact me if interested.

Sylvia C. Kearney
Medical Response Coordinator
Utah Valley Marathon

And last, Dan is looking for EMT volunteers to help with the Happy Valley Derby Darlins! You will get some pay and food!!

Hey Everyone - Happy Valley Derby Darlins needs 2 EMT's to staff their event. You are compensated with money and foodhttps://www.facebook.com/HappyValleyDerby. Please contact Dan Hartle at 801-319-8177 dan.hartle@gmail.com for more information or to volunteer. You must be a member of the Emergency Services club at UVU as well as at least an EMT-B


Dan Hartle