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Position Details

Department: Emergency Department
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 434199
Date Posted: 1/23/2019
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

This position works under the direction of the administrative medical director to assist in the implementation of selected portions of the care plan, and perform a variety of direct patient care services through defined protocols/standing orders approved by the administrative medical director.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position Duties

  1. As directed and supervised by the healthcare professional, performs patient care interventions.
    • Initiates IVs Venous access (IV initiation and blood draws).
    • Administers approved medications
    • Monitors chest tubes Venous access (IV initiation and blood draws).
    • NG/OG placement.
    • Urinary catheter placement (straight and indwelling).
    • Application of oxygen.
    • Indwelling port access.
    • Defibrillation/cardioversion (under direct supervision of an LIP
  2. Performs focused assessment of their interventions.
    • Patency of IV lines or pre- and post-medication pain scores
    • Paramedics also perform focused assessments based on patients chief complaints in the absence of an immediately available RN.
  3. Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings, and rounds as indicated.
  4. Performs a variety of activities to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the department`s environment and patient care needs.
  5. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
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