Emergency Medical Technician Lenox Clinic FT Job Listing at Alegent Health in Lenox, IA (Job ID alegenthealth-46331&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1)

Alegent Health

Location: Lenox, IA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Not specified
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
Relocation Available: No
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Description
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

**Must obtain and maintain State of Iowa Limited Practice Radiographer Certification within 12 months**

PRINCIPLE RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Incorporates Alegent Health¿s mission, vision and values in all aspects of daily work.

2. Functions within the scope of practice of a Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) or Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (AEMT) as defined within state regulations.

3. Performs/directs patient care services including, but not limited to, admission interview, assessment, accurate documentation and maintain timely patient flow.

4. Provides patient care and performs patient care procedures, including wound cleansing and dressing, immobilization, and re-assessment of patient condition and status. AEMT may medical administration under medical direction and IV insertions.

5. Provides any and all BLS interventions including but not limited to oral-tracheal intubation and automatic cardiac defibrillation.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience
¿ Minimum 6 months experience in pre-hospital setting is preferred.
¿ Previous hospital experience as a nurse extender within past 48 months helpful

Education and/or Licensure-Certification:

Required:

¿ Must be at least 21 years of age. Must posses a current EMT, EMTI, or EMTP certification. Must possess a current Type D (Chauffeur) Drivers License or a Nebraska type O Drivers License and provide a copy.

¿ BLS certification is required upon hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include the following: American Red Cross: CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer, American Safety and Health Institute: CPR, PRO, must say ¿Professional Level-with AED¿, and American Heart Association: Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers.

¿ Must obtain and maintain State of Iowa Limited Practice Radiographer Certification

Knowledge/Skill/Abilities:

Knowledge of:
¿ Have knowledgeable of applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and professional standards.
¿ Must demonstrate high level of motivation, team orientation; professionalism and place a high value on treating other with dignity and respect.
¿ Possess strong assessment and prioritization in skills; BLS certification, good communication skills, problem solving abilities and professional trust.
¿ Has ability to function in a fast paced dynamic environment.
¿ Must understand common safety hazards and precautions to establish safe work environments and patient care environment.
¿ Must understand organizational policies, procedures, and regulations.
¿ Organizational policies, regulations and procedures
¿ Medical equipment and instruments
¿ Risk management, quality improvement and infection control
¿ ICD-9 and CPT coding skills
¿ Insurance protocols
¿ Radiology equipment
¿ Radiology safety hazards
¿ Body mechanics and patient movement

Skills as demonstrated through:

¿ Knowledge of medical assistant theory and practice
¿ Continuous accurate verbal and written communication
¿ Establishing and maintaining cooperative and collaborative working relationships with patients, medical staff and the public
¿ Continuous time, resource and task management
¿ X-ray patient positioning

Ability to:

¿ Provide compassionate, empathetic patient care

¿ React calmly, professionally in emergency situations, and in times of conflict resolution
¿ Work closely with the providers responding appropriately and timely to provider(s) requests
¿ Willingness to learn and apply computer processes to daily operations
¿ Apply all knowledge and skill requirements

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