Emerus

  • PARAMEDIC - PRN Flex (Days/Nights)

    Job Location US-TX-El Paso
    Posted Date 5 months ago(7/19/2018 9:54 AM)
    ID
    2018-7658
    Facility
    Northeast
    Type
    PRN
    Shift Type
    Days/Nights
  • About Us

    The Hospitals of Providence has partnered with Emerus, a nationally recognized, innovative leader in the delivery of emergency, inpatient, and diagnostic medical health care and the nation's first and largest operator of micro-hospitals.  Recognizing the growing need for health care services in Horizon City and the surrounding communities for compassionate, efficiency and excellence while maintaining high stands for quality, safety and service, our state-of-the-art hospitals are fully accredited and provide highly individualized care.  We have created a special place where patients can expect the highest level of care when every second counts.

    Position Overview

    The purpose of this position is to provide technical assistance and supportive patient care to meet the needs of individual patients throughout assigned areas.

    Essential Job Functions

    • Collect, report, and document clinical data. Take vital signs, height and weight, intake and output, pulse oximetry, and collect specimens
    • Collect laboratory samples and perform lab testing in accordance with established policies and procedures, as well as COLA and CLIA regulations
    • Assist with patient activities and care as assigned by the charge nurse/designee as indicated by the patient’s plan of care
    • Provide for superficial wound care
    • Provide for patient safety related to age and condition
    • Maintain patient privacy and confidentiality of information and records at all times
    • Provide and maintain a clean, safe environment and perform and/or assist others to perform proper aseptic technique, isolation procedures, and infection control measures
    • Assist with the admission, transfer, and discharge of the patient

    Other Job Functions

    • Prepare patients and chaperone during examinations/procedures or assists with other patient treatments
    • Maintain patient care areas with appropriate supplies
    • Assist with patient restraints and maintain precautions; collect, report and document data related to patient needs/emergencies and unusual patient and family behavior
    • Travel to all facility locations as required
    • Attend staff meetings or other company sponsored or mandated meetings as required
    • Perform additional duties as assigned

    Basic Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED, required and completion of one of the following:
      • Completion of Medical Corpsman program and one year of applicable experience (or) 
      • Completion of EMT-P (Emergency Medical Trechnician-Paramedic), AEMT (Advanced-EMT), Licensed Paramedic (LP) course/program and one year of applicable experience (or)
      • Completion of the first year of education and current enrollment in an accredited School of Nursing and one year of applicable experience (or)
      • 3+ years of emergency room experience as an ER Technician
    • Current BLS and ACLS certifications, required.  PALS preferred
    • Experience with IV start, phlebotomy, and initiation of EKG, preferred
    • Position requires fluency in English and Spanish; written and oral communication

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