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Position Details

Department: Emergency Department
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Phoenix
Posting #: 438566
Date Posted: 2/14/2019
Employee Type: PRN

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. Will perform focused assessment of their interventions.
    • Patency of IV lines or pre- and post-medication pain scores
    • Paramedics will 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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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
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Education
1. Completion of a course of study leading to a high school diploma or equivalent. Required
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Experience
1. Minimum 3 years of experience as EMT or paramedic Required
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Certifications/Licenses/Registries
1. Current paramedic certification. Required
2. Current BLS certification from American Heart Association Required
3. PALS/ACLS Preferred
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Constantly
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Constantly
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Constantly
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Frequently
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Frequently
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Frequently
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Frequently
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Constantly
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Frequently
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Constantly
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Constantly
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Constantly
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Frequently
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Constantly
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
18. Physical Requirement - Lift more than 35 pounds without assistance Frequently
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure Applicable
27. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals Applicable
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