HCA, Hospital Corporation of America EMT Basic PRN in Blacksburg, Virginia


*1. Contributes information to a licensed nurse assessment of the health status of Emergency/Chest Pain Center patients.

*2. Participates with the licensed nurse in the development and modification of the patient’s plan of care, including pain management.

*3. Assists the healthcare team in implementation of plan of care and documents in chart from admission to discharge.

**4. Provides for patient safety. *

*5. Demonstrates knowledge and skill to perform all patient record, transcription, Meditech, Logicare, ED Dashboard, and Security System activities. Uses Meditech software proficiently.

*6. Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers. Maintains competence and effectiveness with EMS communications

*7. Anticipates needs of healthcare team to enhance patient flow. Insures appropriate test schedules and tracking of patient throughout the system.

**8. Maintains a well-stocked unit. *

9. Contributes to the growth and development of self and department. Maintains an active involvement.

10. Functions in an organized and timely manner.


EDUCATION: *Required: *High school graduate or GED equivalent. Successful completion of a Paramedic or Cardiac training course. Must have and maintain a EMS EMT-Paramedic, EMT-Cardiac, or EMT-Intermediate certification. BLS certification, *Preferred: ACLS certification, *PALS certification; PHTLS, BTLS, or HAZMAT certification. Enrolled or pursing a nursing degree.

*EXPERIENCE: * *Required: *Previous ED or comparable experience. *Preferred: *2 years field experience as a certified EMT-Paramedic, EMT-Cardiac, EMT-Intermediate.

Title: EMT Basic PRN

Location: Virginia-Blacksburg-LewisGale Hospital-Montgomery

Requisition ID: 00033-16618