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Paramedic - Emergency Room

Company: Covenant Health
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

--Paramedic, Emergency RoomFull Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Night Shift--At Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center we strive to provide outstanding patient care during emergent situations. The brand new Emergency Department at our hospital consists of 50 beds for providing such care. Nurses in our emergency department work in a very fast paced environment to quickly assess conditions and stabilize patients in life-threatening emergencies such as strokes, heart attacks or severe injuries as well as less urgent medical issues.--Fort Sanders Regional has the longest running comprehensive stroke certification in the region, meaning that our ED is trusted to care for a large portion of the areas stoke patients. If you are passionate about saving lives and caring for the members of your community, apply for our ER today. --Position Summary:Provide patient care as assigned, under the direction of a registered nurse (RN) or a physician.

Practices in compliance with regulatory standards and adheres to hospital policy and procedures in the performance of duties.Performs ongoing patient observations per patient acuity.Recognizes, responds and reports changes in patient condition to RN.Recognizes need for interventions and implements appropriate processes to meet patients age specific needs while under the direction of an RNPerforms, prioritizes and documents patient care tasks with education and competency documented. Refer to Covenant Health Delegation Grid.Accurately follows the plan of care and pertinent medical orders in collaboration and under direction of RN.Facilitates timely physician evaluation and intervention.Participates in unit specific quality assurance activities as requested.Demonstrates principles of infection control; collaborates with infection control nurse to ensure safety of patients, visitors, and personnel.Assists in orienting new employees or students to unit routines.Demonstrates competence in performing critical skills to include appropriate delivery of care according to the age-specific needs of the population served.Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.Performs other duties as assigned.Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.--Minimum Experience: One (1) year of continuous experience as an EMT-P. --Licensure Requirement: Must have and maintain paramedic licensure with the State of Tennessee.-- CPR required.

Keywords: Covenant Health, Knoxville , Paramedic - Emergency Room, Healthcare , Knoxville, Tennessee

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