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Presbyterian Healthcare Services

Job: EMT-INTERMEDIATE - EMERGENCY ROOM - FULL TIME (.9 FTE) - 12 HR NIGHTS

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Posted: 05/19/2017

Job Status: Full Time

Job Reference #: 7229

Job Type: Human Resources - Generalists Human Resources - ALL CATEGORIES

Jobing Description

Type of Opportunity: Full Time

FTE: 0.900000

Exempt: No

Work Schedule: 12 Hour Days

Shift: 1

Location: US:NM:Albuquerque:Presbyterian Hospital 

 

Education:
Essential:
* High School Diploma or GED

 

 

Credentials:
Essential:
* Emerg Med Tech/Intermediate-NM

 

Other information:
Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions is required. Completion of the formal Emergency Medical Technicians-Intermediate (EMT-I) course is required. Current license issued by the State of New Mexico Emergency Medical Service Bureau, as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I), is required. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is required. . Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions is required. Completion of the formal Emergency Medical Technicians-Intermediate (EMT-I) course is required. Current license issued by the State of New Mexico Emergency Medical Service Bureau, as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate (EMT-I), is required. Current certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) is required. The Emergency Department requires a current EMT-I license 1-2 years' experience preferred but not required. Receives on-the-job training and competency verification to perform primary functions. Completion of a PHS Non-Licensed Assistive Personnel course or similar training required prior to entering classification. Formal medical technician or military training preferred but not required. Maintains annual current department competencies and Employee Health Requirements.

Updated: 12/29/16

  

Summary:
Performs advanced patient care procedures (such as, initiation of intravenous therapy, splinting / casting, suturing, and simple patient teaching) under the direction of a licensed Nurse or Physician and/or performs advanced support-procedures for the operation of a Nursing or Clinical unit. Coordinates equipment and / or supply systems. Responsible for the delivery of quality care to patients under varied conditions

 

Responsibilities:
*Monitors patients and collects information for accurate documentation in the patient record. Stamps and assembles patient charts. Transports patients and documents action on patient record. Monitors patients and collects information for documentation in patient record. Collects and records vital signs in patient record. Provides simple patient teaching and discharge instructions.

*Inserts and removes peripheral intravenous therapy lines under the direction of a physician. Performs phlebotomy.

*Initiates IV fluid therapy. Acts as resource for difficult IV placement in Progressive Care Unit. Assigned to code blue team for Presbyterian Rust Medical Center.

*Performs wound care, dressing changes, sutures or staples wounds under the direction of a physician and in accordance with departmental based competency validation and assessment.

*Prepares patients for surgery. Inserts and removes gastric and urethral tubes.

*Performs enemas

*Performs splinting, casting based upon instruction and departmental competency assessment applies plaster and fiberglass splints, and traction devices.

*Performs bedside testing such as oximetry, ECG, Glucometery, urinalysis breathalyzer, and other POC testing.

*Coordinates and maintains specific equipment and/or supply systems.

*Operates patient monitoring systems specific to unit needs (such as, cardiac monitoring).

*Uses the computerized McKesson and Patient EMR at the skill level commensurate with the responsibilities included in this description, as well as that of a Unit Secretary (544), if required.

*Insures cleanliness of nutrition areas and general unit. Cleans and stores equipment. Empties trash, linen bags and sharps containers.

*Stocks medical supplies, linens and paper goods. Inventories equipment as required. Processes broken equipment as directed. Maintains equipment logs as required.

*Delivers specimens to Laboratory, Microbiology and Pathology. Transports x-rays, blood and equipment

*Participates in the nutritional well being of the patient through tray delivery, assistance with patient set-up, assists those patients that are dependent for their intake needs, and accurately records consumption.

*Administers oxygen under the direction of a licensed Nurse. Assists nurses and physicians with sterile procedures. Assists with activities of daily living such as feeding, bathing and walking patients.

*Assists or provides patient hygiene to include, shaving, oral care, foot care, pericare, and bathing.

*Assists patients with portable or wall oxygen and assures proper storage of E cylinders

*Organizes care in a manner that contributes tot he overall quality of the team.

*Attends department staff meetings and/or in-services and keeps current with developments in the field through participation in seminars, workshops and/or publications. Participates in and endorses the established Presbyterian Healthcare Services (PHS) patient satisfaction programs

*Communicates information pertinent to the end of shift summation before leaving the unit and provides safe pt hand off when transferring care.

*Maintains positive communications and collaboration with Emergency Department staff /providers regarding patient status and/or problems.

 

Competencies and skills:
Essential:
* CPR
Nonessential:
* SKILL-Ability to effectively interact with customers to understand their needs and explain data
* SKILL-Microsoft Office
* Planning and coordinating organizational change
* Anticipating & Addressing Customer Needs
* Functioning as an Effective Contingent Member
* Acquiring & Applying Superior Skills to achieve Quality Outcomes
* Functioning as an Effective Team Member
* SKILL-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in person and via telephone with members, employer groups, brokers, physicians, and physician office staff using strong dialogue and customer service competencies.
* SKILL-Written communication

 

 

 

 

 

 

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Presbyterian Healthcare Services is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.

 

 

 

 

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