Patient Care Partner- Emergency- Full Time

Job ID: J123913
Company: Jefferson Regional Medical Center
Location: Jefferson Hills, PA, United States
Facility: Jefferson Hospital
Full/Part Time: Full time
Job Type: Regular
Posted at: Jun 20, 2018

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GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Augment the ED nursing Staff by assuming role of assisting the nurse in a particular zone, or acting as the pre-triage greeter.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs phlebotomies, IV's, EKGs, pulse oximetry, vital signs and applies oxygen/monitor and prepares and sends lab specimens by pneumatic tube.  Collects medication history, social history, past medical history and chief complaint.
  • Transports monitored and unmonitored patients to and from departments.   Transfers of the following patients will be prohibited – ICU/CVU unless accompanying an RN.  May not transfer patients with vasoactive or other potent medications administered via intravenous infusion or blood products.
  • Performs special procedures in assisting emergency department and private physicians and nurse practitioners; assists in cardiac arrest and critical care patients.
  • Provides clinical documentation for accurate medical and legal purposes.
  • Provides patient care by preparing patient for physician and testing.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

  • Prior experience of 3+ years
  • Prior job-related work experience as a paramedic
  • Knowledge normally acquired through graduation from high school plus additional specialized knowledge and skills typically acquired by attending training programs of 13 to 24 months in duration
  • ACLS, PALS, EMT, Paramedic
  • CPR Certification

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