To provide Emergency Room technical support for physicians and nurses to optimize patient care. To assist physicians and nurses in exams and to transport patients to other departments as needed.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND SKILLS Acts as preceptor for new employees. Assists with related clerical duties such as order entry, answering phones and other administrative functions. Assumes responsibility for cleanliness of room and stocking supplies needed for ED patients or procedures. Washes and cleans instruments for re-sterilizing. Cleans all rescue equipment and secures it in storage. Assumes responsibility for fracture immobilization and splint application. Performs wound care and dressing changes when needed. C onducts POC testing and maintains annual competencies. Performs venipuncture, blood cultures or other lab sample collections. Performs EKGs, cardiac monitor application and identifies lethal dysrhythmias. Recognizes abnormal vital signs and reports all irregular findings to a registered nurse or physician. Prepares patient for evaluations and procedures. Arranges sterile trays for ED procedures and assists physicians by passing instruments or with sutures. Transports patients to/from other departments using stretchers, wheel chairs or other methods
Required: Graduate of an Emergency Medical Technician Program
Preferred: Emergency Medical Technician experience
Required: Current EMT-Basic (EMT-B) or EMT-Intermediate (EMT-I) certification. BLS.
Primary Location: Birmingham, Alabama
Facility: Walker Baptist Med Ctr
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: 2105005440
About Walker Baptist Med Ctr
Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.