Emergency Department Critical Care Tech (Paramedic) Full Time Days - Emergency Services

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network


Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  0.9

Shift:  Days

Hours:   Days Monday - Friday



This position will serve on the front lines of COVID mitigation by providing point of care testing and/or screening patients, visitors, and staff at a designated hospital entry points during designated work hours.  Serves as an assistant to the Emergency Department RN and/or Physician in providing patient care in an Emergency Department setting. The Emergency Room Critical Care Technician will augment and perform a variety of direct and indirect patient care duties in order to help provide for the total needs of patients in the hospital facility.




High school graduate or GED

Graduate of a credentialed Paramedic program

Current certification and registration as  Paramedic by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Required

Current BLS certification required

Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification required


Current PALS required

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.


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