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Penn State Health Paramedic - Life Lion EMS Berks County in Reading, Pennsylvania

*$5,000 Sign On Bonus - Eligible to those that qualify*

Penn State Health - Hershey Medical Center

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: Full Time

FTE: 1.00

Shift: Varied

Hours: 12

Recruiter Contact: Elyse Hahn at (//%7BRecruiterEmailAddress%7D)


Responsible for administering advanced life support care on 911 emergency incidents and during transportation of patients.


  • Current certification as a Paramedic or PHRN in the Commonwealth of PA or eligible for and completion of reciprocity process, if certified in another state.

  • Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provider certification.

  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support certification and Pediatric Advanced Life Support certification within 30 days of start date.

  • Valid Driver's license or eligible for a Commonwealth of PA driver's license if out of state.

  • PA DOH EMSVO certification within 30 days of start date.

  • HazMat Awareness Training and NIMS (100, 200, 700, 800) required within 30 days of start date.

  • Must obtain Medical Command within 90 days of start date.


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.

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Life Lion offers 24/7 emergency medical services (EMS) and 911 response to numerous municipalities throughout Dauphin, Cumberland, Perry, Lebanon, York, Lancaster, and Berks counties. The Life Lion team includes paramedics, emergency medical technicians, nurses, physicians, pilots, dispatchers, and mechanics who are highly trained to deliver lifesaving services – including advanced and basic life support. Our team also prepares patients for the level of care they’ll need once they arrive at the hospital. Our Critical Care staff members are among the most highly trained clinicians in the nation. They attend countless hours of continuing education and attend advanced clinical rotations so they can provide the same level of critical care in the out-of-hospital environment during transport.

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 7:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday, email or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

Position Paramedic - Life Lion EMS Berks County

Location US:PA:Reading | Allied Health | Full Time

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