Tracking Code: 203772

Emergency Clinical Assistant - Emergency Department - Evening - FT

Location: Ephrata Community Hospital, Ephrata, PA
Schedule: Full Time
Tuesday, July 23, 2024
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Schedule:
Evening Shift
11am to 11pm 3 X per week
Ephrata Community Hospital
Certified EMT or Paramedic

General Summary

Performs patient care activities, skilled tasks, and prescribed procedures in the care of patients, under the direction of a licensed professional nurse.

Essential Functions:

  • Checks patient's vital signs.
  • Prepares and initiates IV and normal saline locks.
  • Performs 12-lead electrocardiography. Possesses the ability to recognize abnormal cardiac rhythms.
  • Performs venipuncture for the purpose of obtaining blood specimens.
  • Inserts urinary catheter, gastric tubes. Performs gastric suctioning.
  • Cares for patients by assisting them with feeding, bathing, shaving, dressing/undressing and toileting. Assists patients into/out of bed, with standing or walking/crutch walking.
  • Lifts, moves and positions patients.
  • Restrains/holds patients as directed. Assists in the application of physical restraints.
  • Prepares patients for procedures.
  • Administers oxygen by mask or cannula. Performs airway suctioning.
  • Applies heat/cold, non-sterile and sterile dressings, support hose, ace bandages, and casts/splints (under the direct supervision of nurse/physician).
  • Applies and discontinues traction and other orthopedic equipment.

Common Expectations:

  • Prepares and maintains written documentation as required by the profession and the department.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span of the assigned patient population. Assesses and interprets patient age specific data and provides appropriate, age specific treatment. Provides direct patient care to assigned patient age group(s).
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.
  • Participates in educational programs and in-service meetings.
  • Performs scribe function as needed.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (50lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Occasionally
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Occasionally
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Occasionally

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Occasionally
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • 3 years Relevant experience. Required

Licenses:

  • Certified Emergency Medical Technician Upon Hire Required and
  • Certified Paramedic Upon Hire Required and
  • Heartsaver CPR/AED Upon Hire Required and
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support Upon Hire Required and
  • Ped Adv Life Support Upon Hire Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to use the following equipment: Patient lifting devices, Bedrails, Specialty bed, Non-invasive blood pressure monitor, Cardiorespiratory monitor, Sequential compression device, Continuous passive motion device, K-pad, Pulse oximetry.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

Paula Hosler
Paula Hosler
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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