Paramedic - PRN Flex Hours, Emergency Department

Cleveland Clinic

Weston, FL

Job posting number: #7137061 (Ref:ccf18068312)

Posted: March 29, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join Weston Hospital’s team of caregivers that remain on the leading edge of technology and education all while consistently providing patient-centered healthcare. As part of Cleveland Clinic’s Florida region, Weston Hospital has contributed to earning the No. 1 hospital ranking in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area and remains a top hospital in Florida, according to the U.S. News & World Report.

As a caregiver in the Paramedic role of the emergency department, you will be able to perform the skills as a medic in the emergency setting. You will have the opportunity to witness patient-centered care in a controlled setting while gaining an understanding of hospital care versus prehospital care. While supporting the department, you will be making improvements and sharing your knowledge with patients, family, and friends. Your primary duties will include:
- Performing EKGs, oral and nasal suctioning, and CPR.
- Initiating cardiac monitoring and oxygen therapy while reporting rhythm changes.
- Assisting with equipment including setup, chest tubes, gastric lavage, and more.
- Assisting with cleaning procedures, sterile procedures, sterile techniques, and handling hazardous materials.

The ideal future caregiver is someone who:
- Can work under minimal supervision and is motivated daily.
- Works well in a close-knit, team-building environment.
- Has a positive attitude with a willingness to learn
- Is licensed as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP), has a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification, and an Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certification.

A caregiver in this position will have the opportunity to attend courses and programs that will enhance their job performance. You will work side by side with physicians and nurses to help build your experience and skill for paramedics to advance careers.

At Cleveland Clinic, we know what matters most. That's why we treat our caregivers as if they are our own family, and we are always creating ways to be there for you. Here, you'll find that we offer: resources to learn and grow, a fulfilling career for everyone, and comprehensive benefits that invest in your health, your physical and mental well-being and your future. When you join Cleveland Clinic, you'll be part of a supportive caregiver family that will be united in shared values and purpose to fulfill our promise of being the best place to receive care and the best place to work in healthcare.


  • Maintains equipment.
  • Assesses nature and extent of illness/injury and patient's history from available sources.
  • Determines appropriate independent or collaborative response.
  • Administers appropriate emergency medical care including life support procedures, decontamination protocols, obtaining EKG readings and vital statistics monitoring.
  • May perform fluid/drug administration.
  • If on transport team, they will communicate with medical personnel at hospital, reports/records observations, and follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
  • Also they may navigate ambulance to scene of accident in response to emergency calls.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Completion of an accredited EMS-Paramedic training program.


  • Current licensure as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMTP) in the current State.
  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) preferred.
  • Current valid State Driver's License (VDL) preferred .
  • State licensure if required by state law.
  • If in an ED, Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) through American Heart Association (AHA) upon hire or within one year of beginning work in the Emergency Department.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • One year experience as a EMT-P preferred.
  • Clinical experience through a EMS Paramedic Training program required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires full body motion to move and lift patients, manual finger dexterity with good eye-hand coordination; involves extensive standing and walking.
  • Medium Work - Exerting 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently, and/or greater than negligible up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical Demand requirements are in excess of those for Light Work.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

By embracing and understanding the diversity EVERY ONE brings, Cleveland Clinic has created an inclusive culture that promotes innovation, growth, and new ideas. This has enhanced our ability to attract the best global talent to provide the best patient experience possible. Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment/affirmative action employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Smoke/drug free environment.

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Job posting number:#7137061 (Ref:ccf18068312)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Cleveland Clinic
United States
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