Penn National Gaming, Inc.

Paramedic Part Time

Location US-WV-Charles Town
Job ID
2020-74990
Casino Property
Hollywood Casino at CharlesTown
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Category
Security/Surveillance/ EMT

Overview

 

 

Don’t just work. Work Happy.

 

A career in gaming? At Hollywood Casino Charles Town, we think you’ll enjoy an exciting industry, fast-paced days and nights, diverse, enthusiastic co-workers, unlimited growth and support from one of the leaders in the industry.

 

An individual could be successful if they possess the following.

Your daily responsibilities include

  • Complies with all applicable rules and regulations of the West Virginia Racing Commission and the West Virginia Department of Health & Human Resources, Office of EMS. 
  • Complies with the Security/EMS Department Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Complies with the Exposure Control Policies for blood-borne and air-borne pathogens. 
  • Conducts patient care equipment inspections and ensures proper stocking at the beginning of each shift. 
  • Cleans and/or decontaminates durable patient care equipment 
  • Clean and/or decontaminates the ambulances as needed. 
  • Restocks expendable supplies and disposable equipment utilized for patient care immediately after the incident.
  • Performs assessments, interventions, and treatment of trauma and medical patients in accordance with the current West Virginia Advanced Life Support & Basic Life Support Protocols. 
  • Performs appropriate assessments, interventions, and treatment for trauma and medical patients in accordance with current West Virginia Advanced Life Support Scope of Practice. 
  • Operates telephone and radio communications equipment effectively to transmit patient information to the appropriate care facility and/or with Security Control. 
  • Provides verbal reports of patient interactions and conditions to incoming EMS units, receiving facilities, doctors, and nurses involved in the patients’ care.
  • Provides written documentation of patient care assessments, conditions, interventions, and outcome on West Virginia run report prior to leaving the hospital. 
  • Provides written documentation of exposures to blood or body fluids immediately in accordance with the Security/EMS department Exposure Control policy. 
  • Assists EMS Department Staff when requested within the EMT-P scope of practice. 
  • Works with other licensed EMS agencies as needed for our operation or in a Mass Casualty Incident situation. 
  • Enthusiastically supports, actively promotes, and demonstrates superior customer service in accordance with departmental and company standards and programs.
  • Participates in meetings and training as required. 
  • Maintains complete patient confidentiality and company information at all times.
  • Utilizes effective communication tools to ensure that consistent, accurate, and timely information is provided through the shifts. 
  • Ensures that behavior and appearance are in compliance with established standards. 
  • Maintains a professional work environment with management and staff. 
  • Performs all job duties in a safe and responsible manner. 
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by department and/or company management.

To be successful in this position it will require the following skill set

  • Minimum of 21 years of age.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. 1 year released independent practice on your own.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and comprehend documents, instructions, and correspondence/memos.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers or staff, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to accurately calculate figures and amounts and perform mathematical functions applicable to business needs.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret and follow through on a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Possess and maintain the following certifications:
    • West Virginia Department of Health, Office of EMS as an Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P)
    • CPR at the Healthcare Provider level;
    • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
    • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) or Pediatric Education for Prehospital Professionals (PEPP) at the advance provider level
    • International Trauma Life Support (ITLS) at the advanced provider level
    • West Virginia certification in Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)
    • WV MCI I & II
    • Haz Mat Awareness 
  • Must obtain licensing with the West Virginia Racing Commissions every year of employment.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license for the state in which you reside. In addition to the pre-employment background check, this position will be subject to periodic checks of your driving record in order to determine your continued suitability to drive company and/or patron vehicles. You must be able to operate a company vehicle.
  • Working knowledge of the Incident Command System.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook; Word; Excel & Access. Knowledge of office machines is required including personal computer, copier, fax, calculator, etc.
  • Champion of Red Carpet Customer Service and building positive team spirit.
  • Must be diplomatic and tactful and have the ability to deal effectively and interact well with employees.
  • Flexible to work all shifts including holidays, nights, weekend hours, and overtime as business needs dictate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee:  must be able to maintain physical stamina and proper mental attitude to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment and effectively deal with customers, management, employees, and others. 

Have vision of 20/20 or correctable to20/20; see standard visual warning signals, be able to distinguish fine print such as labels and observe the signs of closed or open wounds, and see EKG tracings on heart monitor and paper strip recording.

 

Distinguish between colors including shades of blue, red, yellow and green. Hear, including vocalized medical history by patients, standard audible warning signals, radio and telephone communications, stethoscope auscultation of blood pressures and breath sounds.

 

Speak, read and write in English to communicate with patients, fellow EMT’s and medical staff. Reach across an ambulance gurney or above their head, stretch and grasp objects with hands.

 

Stand, sit, or kneel for periods of 10 minutes or longer. Lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs. alone; lift objects weighing up to 150 lbs. or heavier with one partner of equal size and strength; lift objects weighing n excess of 150 lbs. or heavier working with 3-4 partners of equal size and strength.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will be working in and around large crowds; in an outside environment (including inclement weather such as snow, wind, rain, ice, lightning) as well as in an environment where smoking is permitted and higher than normal noise levels. Will be exposed to: loud noises such as ambulance sirens and horns; airborne particles such as dust, pollen and animal hair; and, controlled, loose, injured, or panicked thoroughbred horses.

 

 

Something to leave you with

Whether you prefer being at the center of it all or working behind the scenes, there’s a role for you at Penn National Gaming. We are a growing company but as big as we are, we still feel like family.  The areas of career opportunity with Penn are ideal for just about any skill set.  Our company wide commitment to making sure our guests smile as much as we do means you’ll enjoy a fun working environment anywhere within the organization.

 

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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