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Penn State Health Flight Paramedic Critical Care - Life Lion in Hershey, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health - Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Hershey

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.001

Shift: Varied

Hours: 12

Recruiter Contact: Elyse Hahn at (MAILTO://


Responsible to autonomously provide Critical Care Life Support and/or stabilization of chronically or acutely ill and/or injured adult and pediatric patients for both scene responses and inter-hospital facility transports under established protocols via Air or Ground units. Collaborates with other health team members and associated resource persons to provide continuity in patient care, problem solve, and implement treatment modalities and interventions to maximize positive patient outcomes.


  • 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.


Penn State Health offers exceptional opportunities to learn and grow, exposure to a wide patient population, and the ability to provide individualized, innovative, and specialized care to patients in the community.

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Penn State Health offers an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental and vision with no waiting period as well as a Total Rewards Program that highlights a few of the many additional offerings below:

  • Be Well with Employee Wellness Programs, and Fitness Discounts (University Fitness Center, Peloton).

  • Be Balanced with Generous Paid Time Off, Personal Time, and Paid Parental Leave.

  • Be Secured with Retirement, Extended Illness Bank, Life Insurance, and Identity Theft Protection.

  • Be Rewarded with Competitive Pay, Tuition Reimbursement, and PAWS UP employee recognition program.

  • Be Supported by the HR Solution Center, Learning and Organizational Development and Virtual Benefits Orientation, Employee Exclusive Concierge Service for scheduling.

For a full list with more detailed information:


Penn State Hershey Medical Center is Central Pennsylvania’s only Academic Medical Center, Level 1 Regional Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center, and Tertiary Care Provider. As a four-time Magnet-designated hospital, Hershey Medical Center values the hard work and dedication that our employees exhibit every day. Through our core values of Respect, Integrity, Teamwork, and Excellence, our employees are a team committed to compassionate care for our diverse patient population, our community and each other. As a valued team member, we promote continued professional development, specialty certification, continuing education, and career growth.

YOU TAKE CARE OF THEM. WE’LL TAKE CARE OF YOU. State-of-the-art equipment, endless learning, and a culture of excellence – that’s Penn State Health. But what makes our healthcare award-winning? That’s all you.

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 fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. 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 7:00 AM and 5:00 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Union: Non Bargained

Position Flight Paramedic Critical Care - Life Lion

Location US:PA:Hershey | Allied Health | PRN

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