The Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic (EMT-P) is responsible for assisting with medical services for children in an on-site children’s residential facility. Responsible for assisting the nurse RN or PA in the assessment, intake, triage, shadowing and daily medical needs of the children during their stay at the facility. They ensure contractual requirements and client expectations are met at the on-site residential facility.
- Fully unencumbered Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) License-P
- 3 years of paramedic experience
- Certifications in ACLS Bilingual in English and Spanish (Read, Write and Speak)
- Must be able to multi-task, be detail-oriented, be organized and have excellent verbal and communication skills
- Proficient in use of computer and basic office equipment
- Clean criminal background check
- Clean Child Abuse and Neglect (CA/N) or child protective services check
- Certifications PHTLS, PALS and BLS
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provides EMT services to preserve the health of employees and client personnel.
- Systematically assesses the urgent or emergent health needs of patients, analyzes data, and formulates a plan of care, with other members of the medical team, which is realistic in relation to the employee’s capabilities and job requirements.
- Recognizes and treats illnesses and injuries according to established operating instructions within the scope of licensure and regulations of state employment or practice.
- Records and maintains patient information in accordance with standard protocols, and the Privacy Act.
- Identifies and records signs and symptoms of physical and mental conditions.
- Thoroughly exercises skill in initiative, judgment, problem-solving and decisionmaking on a daily basis.
- Makes independent judgments and prioritizes workload.
- Demonstrates proven success in stressful environments. Pursues professional development activities and continuing education to ensure currency with present practices and trends in healthcare and specifically in the practice of emergency medical treatment.
- Monitors reconciliation of financial transactions and ensures contract charges are applied uniformly.
- Protects patients' privacy through confidentiality, infection control procedures, assuring consistent medication administration, and assuring proper storage and maintenance procedures for all equipment and supplies.
- Other duties and projects as assigned.