Emergency Department Paramedic - PRN

Cleveland Clinic

Brunswick, OH

Job posting number: #7193490 (Ref:ccf19436897)

Posted: November 13, 2023

Job Description

Join the Cleveland Clinic team, where you will work alongside passionate caregivers and provide patient-first healthcare. Cleveland Clinic is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the nation. At Cleveland Clinic, you will work alongside passionate and dedicated caregivers, receive endless support and appreciation, and build a rewarding career with one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the world. 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 handing hazardous materials. The Ideal caregiver is someone who: - Can work under minimal supervision and is motivated daily. - Works well in a close-knit, teambuilding environment. - Has a positive attitude with a willingness to learn - Is currently 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. The organization has the caregiver's best interest by having competitive pay, benefits that provide different options for the individual needs and fiscal stability with growth opportunities. You will also have opportunities for interdepartmental engagement, community involvement, and improvement initiatives. 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.
  • Communicates with medical personnel at hospital.
  • Reports or records observations.
  • Follows directives until report and hand-off at hospital.
  • Navigates 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), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) through American Heart Association (AHA) required.

  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) preferred.

  • 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.

  • Current valid State Driver's License (VDL) preferred.

  • State licensure if required by state law.

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.
Salaries [which may be] shown on independent job search websites reflect various market averages and do not represent information obtained directly from The Cleveland Clinic. Because we value each individual candidate, we invite and encourage each candidate to discuss salary/hourly specifics during the application and hiring process.

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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