Catholic Health Initiatives PARAMEDIC (SV INFIRMARY), EMERGENCY ROOM, PRN, VARIES in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
PARAMEDIC (SV INFIRMARY), EMERGENCY ROOM, PRN, VARIES
JOB SUMMARY: In accordance with our mission and core values, this position is established to actively participate on the patient care team by providing basic bedside care including starting IV’s (saline lock), phlebotomy and EKG as well as assisting patients with activities of daily living, under the direction of the RN. Teamwork is a vital component to same, through effective collaboration efforts in the Emergency Department.
Education: High School diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test or equivalent; Certified Paramedic
Experience: Area specific
Physical Requirements: Must possess ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time, ability to lift 50 lbs./transfer patients and equipment. Pulling, pushing, and reaching will be required in the day-to-day operation. Must possess ability to see, hear, smell, and speak. The individual in this position will be exposed to inside/outside environmental conditions. There is also potential for exposure to respiratory hazards, blood borne pathogens, chemical hazards, and body fluids. For positions in the ED: Ability to physically restrain, de-escalate and protect patients, staff, visitors, etc. when necessary utilizing training techniques.
Skills: Must possess demonstrated communication skills, excellent customer service skills and ability to deal effectively with multi-disciplinary team members/patients/significant others and physicians.
Job Patient Care Support
Primary Location ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK-ST VINCENT INFIRMARY
Daily Schedule VARIES
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2017-R0121153