Summary: Provides emergent/urgent patient care under the direction of a physician, physician assistant, nurse practitioner and/or registered nurse.
Work Schedule: Full Time Rotating
72 hours per pay period
Responsibilities: Coordinates flow of patients in the department to optimize throughput; keeps patients apprised of delays.
Observes patients and notifies the provider and/or RN immediately if patient appears in distress. Prepares patients to see the provider; assists prior to, during, and following examination.
Inserts Foley catheters, performs complex splinting, and performs venipuncture for the purpose of drawing blood or inserting a saline lock.
Maintains exam and treatment rooms and other areas. Cleans equipment following established guidelines. Ensures that established standard supply levels are maintained; orders supplies as directed.
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgement and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and take appropriate action.
Essential: * Basic Life Support * Emergency Medical Technician * Certified Medical Assistant * Registered Medical Assistant * Licensed Practical Nurse * EMT-Paramedic
Other information: Minimum Required Education: High school diploma or GED. Required Licensure/Certification: Basic Life Support (BLS) Healthcare Provider. IV proficiency per department guidelines within 6 months of hire. One of the following credentials: CMA; RMA; EMT-B; EMT-I; EMT-P; completion of military medic course (no renewal required); Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). Minimum Experience: None required.
BLS through the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer with card in-hand before start date. BLS or CPR card must be good through sixty days of hire. All life support certification cards must be issued by either the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross CPR for the Professional Rescuer. (American Red Cross for the Professional Rescuer is only good upon hire and all renewals will need to be through an American Heart Association sanctioned course.)
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Internal Number: 15063
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