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Position Details

Department: PCH-SW | Emergency Department
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Avondale
Employee Type: Regular
Posting #: 808890
Posted On: 1/11/2024

Position Summary

Posting Note: Full Time- 3, 12 hour shifts per week (9am-9:30pm shift time) and Part Time- 2, 12 hour shifts per week (3pm-3:30am shift time)

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.

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.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values

Mission

To advance hope, healing and the best healthcare for children and their families

Vision

Phoenix Children's will be the leading pediatric health system in the Southwest, nationally recognized for exceptional care, innovative research and advanced medical education.

We realize this vision by:

  • Offering the most comprehensive care across ages, communities and specialties
  • Investing in innovative research, including emerging treatments, tools and technologies
  • Advancing education and training to shape the next generation of clinical leaders
  • Advocating for the health and well-being of children and families
Values
  • We place children and families at the center of all we do
  • We deliver exceptional care, every day and in every way
  • We collaborate with colleagues, partners and communities to amplify our impact
  • We set the standards of pediatric healthcare today, and innovate for the future
  • We are accountable for making the highest quality care accessible and affordable

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Education
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Completion of a course of study leading to a high school diploma or equivalent.
Required
Experience
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum 1 year of experience as EMT or paramedic
Required
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
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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