The EMT, under the direction of the Registered Nurse, act as a member of the healthcare team to perform delegated patient care duties in the department assigned. The EMT holds shift accountability for providing care to patients in accordance with RN direction, Physician direction, and recognized techniques, standards of practices and hospital policy and procedures.Assists with admissions, discharges, and transfers of patients. Performs a variety of routine patient care procedures, treatments and care activities for patients in assigned area according to hospital policy and procedures. Treatments performed may include simple dressing changes, wound care, enemas, urinary catheter insertion and care, ice and elevation of wounds, placement on or removal from bedpan, providing food to/or feeding of patients, other duties as assigned by supervisor.
Skills and Knowledge
Demonstrates ability to assist and care for others by providing personal assistance, medical attention, and/or emotional support to patients and family members.?Demonstrates proficiency in the use of computers and patient therapeutic equipment/machines.?Demonstrates proficiency in providing basic patient care including vital signs, application cold/heat, and basic emergency training.?Possesses knowledge of Medical Terminology.?Demonstrates ability to perform phlebotomy as needed. ?Possesses ability to prepare and chaperone patient during examination, procedures and treatments.?Demonstrates ability to accurately document patient care in all assigned medical records in a timely manner. ?Demonstrates knowledge of patients privacy and need for confidentiality of information and record.s
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: Bartlett, Tennessee
Facility: Saint Francis Hospital - Bartlett
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Evening
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: 2105020427
About Saint Francis Hospital - Bartlett
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.