Emergency Department Tech | FT Evenings | Methodist Le Bonheur Urgent Care - Hacks Cross Job - #604647

Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


Date: 11/26/2021 01:00 AM

City: Memphis, Tennessee

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Summary


Responsible for attending to the needs of an assigned group of patients and aiding the licensed nursing personnel and physician in the care of patients by performing various patient care activities and related non-professional services. Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in MLH Mission, Vision and Values.


Education/Experience/Licensure


Education/Formal Training


Work Experience


Credential/Licensure


REQUIRED:


Completion of approved Advanced EMT or Paramedic course


Additional training to be completed after date of hire:


Obtain six (6) hours of continuing education yearly


Successful completion of selected classes (i.e., ED core, suture, ortho, shock)


Successful completion of orthopedic test where applicable.


Minimum six (6) months of clinical/field experience as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic



  • Currently licensed as an Advanced EMT or Paramedic in the state of Tennessee.
  • Must have certification in Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (Le Bonheur only) within 12 months of date of hire.
  • Effective June 1, 2018: New Hires and Transfers are required to have current BLS Certification.

PREFERRED:


N/A


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SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED:


N/A


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Knowledge/Skills/Abilities



  • Knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and in a positive manner with patients, family, public, and other health care workers.
  • Must be able to cope with stressful situations, including death and dying and dealing with anguished relatives.
  • Ability to read, write and understand verbal or written instructions.
  • Ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with patients and families.
  • Demonstrates compassion and patience with a deep level of concern for patients.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally with others.
  • Knowledge of computer data entry/retrieval skills such as MS Office Suite and electronic medical record systems.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times according to clinic policy and procedures and HIPAA requirements.
  • Ability to understand principles and implement basic procedures of infection control.

Key Job Responsibilities



  • Assists with patient care as directed by the Charge/Registered Nurse.
  • Performs phlebotomy in a professional manner according to protocol and safety standards.
  • Provides orthopedic services to the patient according to providers' orders.
  • Performs additional job functions in a timely fashion and documents on clinical care and pertinent observations on appropriate records.
  • Demonstrates and promotes professional practice of all members of the care team.
  • Performs wound care and/or debridement as ordered by the provider.

Physical Requirements



  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: medium work - exerting up to 50 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 25 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity including color, depth perception, and field of vision to perform an activity, such as assessing patients, preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • Frequent invasive and non-invasive patient contact.
  • Exposure to patient body fluids as well as exposure to hazardous or poisonous materials.
  • Ability to react quickly to emergency situations.

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