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Penn State Health Paramedic - Life Lion EMS in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.19

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied


Penn State Health Life Lion EMS is seeking skilled and dedicated Paramedics that are responsible for administering advanced life support care to patients at the scene and during transport. Seeking team members that can collaborate effectively with pre-hospital team members and medical staff.

Penn State Health is one of the leading teaching and research hospitals in the country. It is a multi-hospital health system, Academic Medical Center and Level 1 adult and pediatric trauma center serving patients and communities across Central Pennsylvania.

Located in scenic Hershey, PA, it is within a 2-hour drive to weekend destinations such as Philadelphia, Washington DC, Annapolis, and Baltimore, and only a 3-hour drive from New York City. The city offers cultural opportunities, affordable housing, great schools and plenty of outdoor activities.


HS Diploma required.

Graduate of an approved Paramedic Training Program required.

Emergency Medical Technician - Paramedic certification within the Commonwealth of PA or Pre-Hospital Health Professional credential required.

Basic Life Support certification, Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification, Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification, EVOC certificate, and NIMS (100, 200, 700, & 800) are required.

A valid Driver's License with at least a 2 year violation free driving history before beginning employment is required.

3 months of Advanced Life Support experience preferred.


Able to stand constantly; walk frequently; sit occasionally.

Able to lift/carry 0-10 frequently; 11-50 lbs occasionally.

Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently; 21-75 lbs occasionally.

Able to reach constantly.

Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping.

*Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role.

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If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. 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.

Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained