The most qualified candidate will be expected to provide physical assistance to help a patient out of a vehicle — heavy lifting may be required.
Minimum one-year emergency/urgent care experience required or college education equivalent
Maintains BCLS certification
EMT licensure preferred
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Must possess the ability to evaluate the criticality of patient needs
Must possess superior customer relation skills
ORGANIZATION: Under the general supervision of the Department Director. Works under the direction of a Registered Nurse and department coordinators. Work subject to frequent interruptions.
SPECIFIC DUTIES: Maintains professional working relationship with patients, families, nursing staff, physicians and the rest of the health care team. Works within the guidelines of nursing and hospital standards of practice, policies and procedures. Performs direct patient care activities under the supervision of a registered nurse. Recognizes and reports pertinent change in health care status of patients to a registered nurse. Communicates with families concerning patients and provides support as needed. Assists patients with comfort measures. Observes, records and reports pertinent information accurately and promptly. Assists other health care professionals with procedures. Maintains confidentiality of patient information. Utilizes standard precautions and applies infection control procedures employing medical asepsis principles. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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