UC Paramedic


Position Details

Department: PCMG-MAIN | NWV Amb Urgent Care
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Location: Glendale
Employee Type: PRN
Posting #: 815521
Posted On: 2/8/2024

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.

Position Duties

  1. As directed and supervised by the healthcare professional, performs patient care interventions.
    • a.Obtain and report abnormal vital signs to the RN immediately
    • b.Perform point of care testing
    • c.Cast alteration
    • d.Splint application
    • e.Physical growth measurements
    • f.Document intake and output
    • g.Administer medications outlined on the Arizona Paramedic Scope of Practice
    • h.Safety monitor as assigned
    • i.Assist with application of restraints
    • j.Assist with procedures and equipment setup
    • k.Wound care
    • l.Perform 12 lead EKG
    • m.Supplemental oxygen administration
    • n.Assist with immobilization devices
    • o.Venipuncture/capillary blood collection
    • p.PIV Insertion and Removal
    • q.Priming of IV tubing including use of syringe and large volume IV pumps
    • r.Perform CPR in accordance with AHA BLS standards
    • s.Visual Acuity testing
    • t.Insertion and removal of OG/NG tube for gastric decompression
    • u.Straight catheter urine specimen collection
    • v.Suction
  2. Performs focused assessment of their interventions.
    • a.Patency of IV lines
    • b.Pre- and post-medication pain scores
    • c.Perform focused assessments based on patients’ chief complaints in the absence of an immediately available RN.
  3. Performs administrative duties that include but are not limited to:
    • a.Utilize medication reconciliation tools within the EHR
    • b.Clean and restock patient rooms
    • c.Serve as witness for cycle counting and wasting of controlled substances
    • d.Follow legal and ethical conduct including HIPAA
  4. Performs a variety of activities to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the department`s environment and patient care needs.
  5. Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings, and rounds as indicated.
  6. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

Phoenix Children's Mission, Vision, & Values


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


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
  • 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.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Completion of a course of study leading to a high school diploma or equivalent.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Minimum of 1 year of EMT or paramedic.
Certifications / Licenses / Registries
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Current paramedic certification.
2. Current BLS certification from American Heart Association.
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 - Constantly
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching - Constantly
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 - Occasionally
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 - Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment - Applicable
19. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Outdoor weather conditions - Applicable
20. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Confined areas - Applicable
21. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Airborne communicable diseases - Applicable
22. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Bloodborne pathogens or bodily fluid - Applicable
23. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Fumes or airborne particles - Applicable
24. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Hazardous materials exposure - Applicable
25. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Radiation exposure - Applicable
26. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Toxic or caustic chemicals - Applicable
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