HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Paramedic PRN in Richmond, Virginia
Retreat Doctors’ Hospital, a campus of Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, is one of Healthgrades® Top 50 Hospitals in the nation. Retreat is a 226-bed facility offering medical and surgical programs, 24-hour adult and pediatric emergency care and outpatient services. The Retreat Doctors’ Hospital campus is also home to the Institute of Urological Health, offering the latest innovations in urological care and surgery. Located in the historic fan district, we are proud to bring state-of-the-art technology and compassionate care to our neighbors and the surrounding community
The Emergency Department Paramedic will be responsible for and/or perform the following duties:
Contributes information to a registered nurse to the assessment of the health status of Emergency Department patients.
Assists the registered nurse in implementation of plan of care.
Provides for patient safety.
Attends meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy.
Contributes to the growth and development of self and department.
Maintains good working relationship with patients, visitors, physicians, co-workers, and other hospital staff.
Maintains competency with electronic medical record documentation system.
Communicates effectively with internal and external customers.
Maintains a neat, organized, and well-stocked work place.
Completes tasks in an organized and timely manner.
Presents self in a professional manner.
Maintain clear communication with ER provider and registered nurse assigned to patient about all patient care issues.
Assist registered nurse with preparation of patient for exam.
Participate in Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) projects.
Transport monitored and non-monitored patients to inpatient units and diagnostic areas.
Tag and report broken equipment according to department policy.
Demonstrates clinical competence with department scope of service.
EDUCATION REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED:
High School Graduate or equivalent. Successful completion of a Paramedic training course. Must have and maintain a Virginia Division of EMS EMT-Paramedic certification (required)
American Heart Association Basic Life Support (BLS) Health Care Provider (required)
Previous ER or comparable experience. (required)
Three (3) years’ field experience as a certified EMT-Paramedic. (preferred) HOURS:
Title: Paramedic PRN
Location: Virginia-Richmond-Henrico Doctors Hospital Retreat
Requisition ID: 00448-34768