PARAMEDIC – PRESNow – ABQ – 24/7 ED/UC Paseo

Presbyterian Healthcare Services


The Paseo location of PRESNow is seeking a night-shift Paramedic

Performs advanced patient care within scope of State licensure as well as PHS approved Paramedic Scope of Practice in the emergency department setting. Receives emergency medical telephone calls and provides emergency care to injured or ill patients.

Type of Opportunity: Part Time (.45 to .89)

FTE: 0.600000

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: 12 Hour Nights


Previous EMS Dispatch experience preferred. 2 years ED patient care experience including triage experience preferred. Bachelor degree (any field of study) and 2 years of direct patient care experience. Current NM Paramedic licensure required. National EMD licensure preferred.

Current CPR and ACLS is required. Ability to type 20 wpm preferred. Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions is required.

Detailed Responsibilities for Paramedics in the ED setting: Performs care to ED patients as identified in the Paramedic Scope of Practice policy.

Current license issued by the State of New Mexico Emergency Medical Service Bureau, as a Paramedic, is required. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is required as well as ACLS & PALS. Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions is required. Maintains annual current department competencies and Employee Health Requirements.



  • Bachelor Degree



  • Emerg Med Tech/Paramedic-NM


  • Participates in the provision of patient care based on setting and acuity of patient care needs. Ensures a safe, comfortable, therapeutic environment for patients and families. Organizes care in a manner that contributes to the overall quality of the team.
  • Performs care within State Approved Scope of Practice and approved competencies.
  • Ensures cleaning and maintaining emergency supplies and equipment.
  • Ensures a clean work environment. This may include duties often reserved for housekeeping services such as emptying trash, mopping floors, and cleaning counters
  • Monitors patients and maintains records using patient monitoring system and electronic health records. Documents and maintains an informative and accurate medical record to initiate charges for each patient treated. Maintains proper functioning systems and reports malfunctions immediately per PHS procedure.
  • Documents and reports any pertinent changes to the Nurse, Charge Nurse, and Provider. Provides patient report to other staff as necessary.
  • Communicates and processes necessary paperwork/information for patient admissions, transfers and discharges.
  • Participates in unit based Shared Governance activities and assists with the implementation of changes as recommended by councils.
  • Performs other functions as directed.
  • May observe patient cardiac monitors and maintains records. Documents and reports any pertinent rate or rhythm changes, especially life threatening dysrhythmias. Informs of any drug treatments as appropriate. Notifies the Registered Nurse immediately of any death producing arrhythmias and documents findings.
  • May administer medications as per the Paramedic Scope of Practice in the Emergency Department. Medication administration will follow all PHS policies and protocols.
  • May be first clinical contact in the ED/UC setting.
  • May perform triage with appropriate ESI Severity Index training.
  • May receive emergent and non-emergent medical telephone calls from internal and external contacts. Ensures equal distribution of arriving patients by team in the ED. Maintains accurate, legible dispatch records for the department.
  • Makes transfer arrangements with appropriate EMS transport agency for ED patients needing to be transferred. Directs responding ambulance crews to the appropriate area of the ED for patient transfer.
  • Maintains positive communications and collaboration with EMS service line, as well as other internal and external stakeholders.
  • Encourage a work environment that is friendly and respectful.
  • Other duties as needed or assigned


We offer more than the standard benefits!

Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more!

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Why work at Presbyterian?

As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers’ markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more.

Presbyterian’s story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans.

About Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state’s largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees – including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses.

Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans.

About Our Regional Delivery System

Presbyterian’s Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state’s largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities.

We are part of New Mexico’s history – and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come.

About New Mexico

New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living.

Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture – from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes.

New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it’s all available among our beautiful wonders of the west.

AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.


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USD $32.17/Hr.

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