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  • Hospital Paramedic, FT, Nights Columbia
  • Prisma Health in Columbia, SC, United States
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

jobs description

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Job Summary...
The Hospital Paramedic works under Prisma Health Ambulance Service with daily direction from the on-duty charge nurse and attending Physician. The Hospital Paramedic will perform all duties identified in their job description including assessing and treating patients according to clinical operating guidelines. They will serve as a member of the Healthcare team through active communication; documentation; feedback and assistance as needed or requested. The Hospital Paramedic will provide for patient safety. Attend meetings and in-services as required by departmental policy. Contributes to the growth and development of self and department. Maintains an active involvement. Maintains good working relationship with patients, visitors, physicians, co-workers, and other hospital staff. Maintains competence with charting system.

Accountabilities
• Collects data and completes patient's orders utilizing appropriate area and/or age specific standards/policies and tools. Completes appropriate forms. - 15%
• Assesses and recognizes subtle or actual changes in patients' status and patient response to intervention. – 15%
• Identifies patient priorities for patient plan of care and validates these priorities with the healthcare team members and documents appropriately. - 15%
• Performs specific tasks based on organizational, departmental and/or unit policies and procedures within the Paramedic scope of practice. – 15%
• Assumes responsibility for patient safety by maintaining a safe environment to include awareness of safety procedures, protocols and adherence to patient care standards. – 10%
• Provides care based on patient and unit priorities, coordinating and organizing tasks as appropriate, utilizing known resources internal and external to the unit. - 10%
• Utilizes appropriate technology in daily practice (EHR, Pyxis, Telemetry, Emergency equipment). - 5%
• Indentifies/assesses patient/family learning needs - 5%
• Participate in continuous quality improvement (CQI) initiatives. - 5%
• Attend meetings and in services as required by departmental policy. - 5%

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

This is a non-management job that will report to a supervisor, manager, director, or executive.

Minimum Requirements
• Education - Certification Program. Current certification as a Paramedic per state requirements (The required active South Carolina and National Registry EMS certification meets the educational requirements for this role).
• 1 yr experience as a field paramedic with an EMS agency and/or clinical experience in a hospital

Required Certifications, Registrations, Licenses
• Paramedic, State and National Registry Certified
• BLS, ACLS, and PALS

Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
• Must possess knowledge and skills for State Medical Board Approved Medications for Credentialed Paramedics
• Must possess knowledge and skills for State Medical Board Approved Skills for Credentialed Paramedics

Work Shift
Evening (United States of America)

Location
Parkridge

Facility
1560 Baptist Parkridge Hospital

Department
15606780 Emergency Department

Share your talent with us! Our vision is simple: to transform healthcare for the benefits of the communities we serve. The transformation of healthcare requires talented individuals in every role here at Prisma Health
Columbia SC USA

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