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Certified Emergency Medic

Company: Aiken Regional Medical Centers
Location: Aiken
Posted on: July 6, 2024

Job Description:

Responsibilities

Certified Emergency Medic - ED/Fulltime 7pm-7am -Aiken Regional Medical Centers, located in Aiken, South Carolina, is a 273-bed acute care facility providing quality healthcare to the residents of Aiken and surrounding communities. Aiken Regional Medical Centers has been ranked a top hospital in South Carolina by the Carolina Center for Medical Excellence for its treatment of heart attack, heart failure and pneumonia. Services provided at the hospital include emergency medical care, orthopedic surgeries, maternity, and behavioral health services.Visit us online at: -Certified Emergency Medic works in a full service Emergency Department (ED), treating all ages. This roles assumes the responsibility for assisting with the implementation of supportive nursing care under the direction of the Registered Nurse and Medical Director. The Certified Emergency Medic provides patient care within a defined scope of practice that includes patient care/observation, specified treatments and procedures; provision of environmental and personal safety, and effective communication. The Certified Emergency Medic will also be responsible to collect pertinent data within their certification of responsibilities and report these clinical, psychosocial, etc., findings to the RN or ED Medical Director and charts appropriately. Works in collaboration with RNs and Medical Providers to provide patient care to adult and trauma patients utilizing advanced skills and judgment. Certified Emergency Medic will be responsible for ECG interpretation, IV therapy, airway patency, and initiation of approved protocol orders and guidelines of care for patients in the ED setting. Demonstrates service excellence at all times. Other duties as assigned. -Duties:

Adheres to safety guidelines for patients and staff as evidenced by compliance with policies. ( Standard precautions, recognizing and reporting signs of abuse/neglect in all patient populations, isolation with high-risk patients when identified, and National Patient Safety Goals (two patient identifiers, Hand Hygiene, etc. ) May discharge patients as requested by the RN after ensuring all orders, treatments, and documentation have been completed. (repeats vital signs, pain score, assists with getting dressed, removes IV as necessary, and escorts patient to checkout.) Reports equipment malfunctions, environmental and housekeeping issues to the appropriate department in a timely manner. Complies with established policies and guidelines for Midas risk entry completion and reporting of events, employee exposures, and/or injuries. Manages routine problems, prioritizes activities, and utilizes effective time management skills. Addresses resolution of interpersonal conflicts: person to person first, then use of managerial resources. Participates in efforts to minimize cost and waste. Communicates effectively with patients, physicians, and co-workers. - - - - - - - - - - - -Benefit Highlights
Challenging and rewarding work environmentCompetitive Compensation & Generous Paid Time OffExcellent Medical, Dental, Vision and Prescription Drug Plans401(K) with company match and discounted stock planCareer development opportunities within UHS and its 300+ Subsidiaries!Loan Forgiveness Program if offered. -About Universal Health ServicesOne of the nation's largest and most respected providers of hospital and healthcare services, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Growing steadily since its inception into an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, annual revenues were $13.4 billion in 2022. During the year, UHS was again recognized as one of the World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune; and listed in Forbes ranking of America's Largest Public Companies. Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has approximately 94,000 employees and continues to grow through its subsidiaries. Operating acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities, outpatient facilities and ambulatory care access points, an insurance offering, a physician network and various related services located all over the U.S. states, Washington, D.C., Puerto Rico and the United Kingdom. - -
Qualifications

-Requirements: - - - - - - - - - - Education requirements: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - High School Diploma or equivalent. Completion of an approved EMT-P program - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Work experience requirements: - - - - - One year experience in a hospital setting as a Paramedic or two years experience as a Paramedic in a pre-hospital setting. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Required licenses/ certifications/courses - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Completion of an approved EMT-P program and current certification as a Paramedic in the State of South Carolina and National registry required. BLS required on hire; ACLS and PALS within 90 days and - PHTLS within 6 months of hire. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Required skills, knowledge and abilities: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Completion of a basic arrhythmia or monitor tech class within 90 days or successfully passes dysrhythmia testing with 100%. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - EEO Statement All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success. -Notice At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: https://uhs.alertline.com or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Augusta , Certified Emergency Medic, Other , Aiken, Georgia

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