HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Emergency Services (ED) Paramedic - Full Time (Evenings) in Salem VA, Virginia
/An Emergency Services Paramedic is Needed at Lewis Gale Hospital! This a highly desirable 11a-11p shift with our facility in Salem./
SPECIFIC ELEMENTS AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS*
Contributes information to a licensed nurse assessment of the health status of Emergency/Chest Pain Center patients.
Participates with the licensed nurse in the development and modification of the patient’s plan of care, including pain management.
Assists the healthcare team in implementation of plan of care and documents in chart from admission to discharge.
Provides for patient safety.
Demonstrates knowledge and skill to perform all patient record, transcription, Meditech, Logicare, ED Dashboard, and Security System activities.
Uses Meditech software proficiently.
Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers.
Maintains competence and effectiveness with EMS communications
Anticipates needs of healthcare team to enhance patient flow.
Insures appropriate test schedules and tracking of patient throughout the system.
Maintains a well-stocked unit.
Contributes to the growth and development of self and department.
Maintains an active involvement.
Functions in an organized and timely manner.
** 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.
Title: Emergency Services (ED) Paramedic - Full Time (Evenings)
Location: Virginia-Salem VA-Lewis-Gale Medical Center
Requisition ID: 00005-16187