Paramedic Emergency Room Per Diem 40 hrs. week
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Summary: The Emergency Care Paramedic participates in the technical aspects of patient care delivery in the Emergency Care Center under the supervision of the Registered Professional Nurse and Emergency Care Center Physician. The Emergency Care Paramedic is responsible for assisting the RN with data collection, specimen collection and testing, patient monitoring, patient transportation, and patient treatments.
Assists RN in data gathering for Emergency Care Center patients to include:
- Accurate measurement of current vital signs
- Chief complaint
- Past Medical History
- Allergies with reaction
- Medication history with dosage and frequency
- Other pertinent information
Performs monitoring of vital signs and patient status under the direction of the ECC RN and reports trends to the ECC RN or physician.
Performs quality control for waived lab tests
Maintains readiness of emergency equipment
- Performs crash cart checks
- Performs daily defibrillator testing
Performs technical skills safely and according to procedure
Utilizes downtime appropriately
- Maintains adequate stock of supplies in treatment room.
The above statements reflect the general duties and are not to be considered as a detailed description of all the work assignments. Must be able to pass all pre-employment requirements, which includes but is not limited to a drug screen, physical, and background check(s).
- High School Diploma / GED
- Clearances as required by Federal and State regulations
- ACLS - within six months from hire
- PALS - within one year of hire
- NIHSS within 90 days of hire
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Paid Vacation (PTO)
- Paid Sick time
Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.
Important COVID message
Please note, our Sharon Regional Medical Center is taking additional, necessary preparations to ensure patients can receive compassionate care in a safe, carefully managed environment - with confidence and without fear. Our Safe and Ready program consists of a rigorous [five-point] standard ensuring patient safety, confidence, and convenience: Expanded hours will allow previously canceled procedures to be scheduled as quickly as possible. Any COVID-19 related care takes place in designated areas away from other patients and their families. Emergency Departments are reorganized to be a safe place to treat all emergency patients. A stringent cleaning policy has been implemented throughout the hospital. A strictly controlled visitor and masking policy is required for patient safety. You can rest assured that we have made the necessary preparations to provide care in a safe, controlled and professional way.