Catholic Health Initiatives EMT - Mercy Ambulance PRN (Varied) in DES MOINES, Iowa

EMT - Mercy Ambulance PRN (Varied)

Description

GENERALSUMMARY :

Provides direct

patient care prior to and during transport for all patient populations

including neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric, guided by

protocols.

ESSENTIALFUNCTIONS :

  • Ability to assess patients with medicalconditions with findings reflected in the patient record.

  • Prioritizes and anticipates patients’ needs and developsa plan of care.

  • Implements interventions consistent withprotocols and documents response to treatment.

  • Provides ongoing evaluation, altering thetreatment plan as needed. Documents findingsand interventions.

  • Prepares equipment and supplies. Checks medical equipment and supplies on adaily basis. Restocks and cleans unitafter each mission.

  • Knowledgeable in the use of radios andcommunication systems.

  • Assists in the orientation of new EMT’s.

  • Operates required vehicle(s) in a safe manner toperform required duties of the position.

  • Participates in staffing special events asrequired

Qualifications

MINIMUMKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED :

  • High school diploma preferred or high schoolequivalency.

  • Certified as an EMT in the State of Iowa.

  • One year recent experience functioning as anEMT-B providing direct patient care preferred.

  • Valid driver’s/Chauffeurs License required. Must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle SafetyStandards, be at least 18 years of age, and be eligible to drive per Iowa statelaw.

  • Basic Life Support certified within six (6)weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialingbodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for theProfessional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support forHealthcare Providers.

  • Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abusetraining specific to population served within 3 months of hire.

Job Professional Clinical/Allied Health

Primary Location IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule Varied

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2018-R0161853

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.