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Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)- South Jordan Health Center Emergency Department

Company: University of Utah Health
Location: South Jordan
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

OverviewAs a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AAThis position performs basic emergency medical techniques in the care and treatment of patients under the supervision of a professional licensed staff member. This position may be required to access and administer medications within their scope of practice and according to state law.Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.ResponsibilitiesPrepares patients for examinations and diagnostic procedures according to departmental procedures.Obtains and records patient temperatures, pulse rates, blood pressure, weight and height measurements, review of medications, allergies, past medical history, and places patient on pulse oximetry and cardiac monitors as per department protocols, or as directed.Reports and records all observed or verbalized patient concerns and changes in condition to a member of the nursing or physician staff.Performs specialty skills and delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member.Accompanies providers examining patients in examination rooms as needed and/or assists physicians/licensed staff with procedures.Performs delegated procedures under the direct supervision of a licensed staff member.Accompanies providers examining patients in examination rooms as needed and/or assists physicians/licensed staff with procedures.Attends and completes mandatory department in-services and trainings.May perform phlebotomy in accordance with department procedures, and physician orders, after specialized training.May clean and stock areas as needed.May perform POC testing in accordance with ambulatory clinic and physician orders, after specialized training.May work with manager/designee to reconcile unit charges.May assist in orienting new employees regarding the clerical functions of the unit.May schedule patient appointments.May admit, discharge, and transfer per unit standard.Knowledge / Skills / AbilitiesDemonstrated human relation and effective communication skills.Demonstrated proficiency in reporting department's baseline skills.Demonstrated knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her assigned unit.Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development and the ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.QualificationsQualifications Licenses RequiredCurrent RQI Healthcare Provider eCredential through the University of Utah Health RQI system. The eCredential is to be obtained within 30 days of hire.Current EMT Certification in the State of Utah.Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.Qualifications (Preferred)PreferredOne year of health-related experience.ACLS may be required by some departments.PALS may be required by some departments.Working Conditions and Physical DemandsEmployee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.This position involves intensive work that may exert up to 100 pounds and may consistently require lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects, such as medical equipment, or patients while providing medical care.Physical RequirementsCarrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, WalkingEEO StatementThe University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.Requisition Number 45872 Reg/Temp Regular Employment Type Part-Time Shift Rotating Work Schedule TBD Location Name South Jordan Health Center Patient Care? Yes City SOUTH JORDAN State UT Department UCC OPC 80S SJHC EMERGENCY Category Emergency Department / ERThe University of Utah Health Care is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. The University of Utah Health Care is committed to diversity in its workforce. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: University of Utah Health, South Jordan , Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)- South Jordan Health Center Emergency Department, Other , South Jordan, Utah

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