(located at 136th Avenue and McDowell Road in Goodyear) is a 188-bed acute care hospital serving the healthcare needs of the residents of the southwest Valley since September 2003. Abrazo West Campus has been recognized for high standards of quality and safe patient care by being named a recipient of the Womenï¿½s Choice Award as one of Americaï¿½s Best Hospitals in Emergency Care. They are also accredited by The Joint Commission and are a Joint Commission-designated Primary Stroke Center and accredited Chest Pain Center. Most recently, Abrazo West Campus has achieved a grade A for Leap Frog. As a state designated Level 1 Trauma Center, Abrazo West Campus serves the critically injured patients in the Western Region of Arizona. Abrazo West Campus continues to enhance service lines which already include comprehensive orthopedics, neurosurgery, plastics, hand, cardiovascular with open-heart surgery, obstetrics, womenï¿½s health, wound care with hyperbaric treatment and therapy as well as 24-hour emergency plus trauma care.
The Paramedic Technician functions semi-independently, under the direction of the Physician, RN, and/or PA-C, as part of the integrated healthcare team. Responsible for providing comprehensive quality patient care in an accurate and timely manner according to established patient standards and practice. Knowledge and necessary skills will be utilized to effectively meet the needs of patients of all age groups and developmental levels 2.Must possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the public. Requires the ability to effectively plan; must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Requires enthusiasm, initiative and the ability to work independently/cooperatively with other personnel. Requires the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands/deadlines. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Must be able to read, write, follow instructions and document care given in English. Must have knowledge and understanding of the entire aging process
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate of an EMT-P training course approved under Arizona 9 A.A.C. 25, Articles 2, 4, and 5 are required. Triage course must be completed prior to 6 months and prior to taking the triage assignment.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Associate Degree, Diploma or Bachelorï¿½s Degree in pre-hospital/emergency medical service, CCEMT-P
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Previous work experience in an Emergency Room.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: ADHS Paramedic Certification or Arizona State Certified, BLS and ACLS. PALS within 9 months of hire.
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: Knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the ability to assess data and identify patients' age-specific requirements and provide age-appropriate care is required. Splinting, EKG and Chest Tube competencies, as well as all other department check off lists must be completed within three months of hire. Triage course must be completed prior to 6 months and prior to taking the triage assignment.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Basic and Advanced Trauma Life Support. National Licensure by the NREMT Board.
Primary Location: Goodyear, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo West Campus
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905031028
About Abrazo West Campus
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.