Flight Paramedic Critical Care - Life Lion

Penn State Health - Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey
Work Type: PRN
FTE: 0.001
Shift: Varied
Hours: 12 hours


Responsible to autonomously provide Critical Life Support Care and/or stabilization of chronically or acutely ill and/or injured adult and pediatric patients for both on scene and inter-hospital facility transports under protocols established by the Medical Director. Collaborates with other health team members and associated resource persons to provide continuity in patient care, problem solve, and implement treatment modalities and interventions in an effort to maximize patient outcomes. This position is for ground, candidates will be considered for air after a year of employment.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required. 
  • Five (5) years of experience required. 
  • Three (3) years Advanced Life Support (Paramedic) 911 experience required.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) National Standard Curriculum for EMT-P required. 
  • Valid Paramedic credential within the Commonwealth of PA. National Registry Paramedics (NR-P) must obtain Pennsylvania credential. 

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Basic Life Support (CPR), Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

  • Pennsylvania EMSVO endorsement required.

  • Candidate must have a valid driver's license. 
  • NIMS 100, 200, 700, and 800 required.
  • Paramedics must obtain their FP-C within one (1) year of hire.


  • Five (5) years of Advanced Life Support (Paramedic) experience in a busy 911 system (>10,000 calls per year).
  • Bachelor’s degree in a health-related field.
  • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS), or Pre-Hospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS).
  • Neonatal resuscitation provider (NRP), S.T.A.B.L.E. provider.
  • Flight Paramedic Certified (FP-C).
  • Critical Care Education.

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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Union: Non Bargained