York, PA | Nursing Support | Tracking Code: 94163

Emergency Clinical Assistant -(Paramedic) - York Hospital - FT - Day

Paula Hosler
Paula Hosler
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EMT or Paramedic

Full Time

Day Shift

York Hospital Emergency Department

12-hour shifts

 

Job Description:

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

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Checks patient's vital signs.
  2. Prepares and initiates IV and normal saline locks.
  3. Performs 12-lead electrocardiography. Possesses the ability to recognize abnormal cardiac rhythms.
  4. Performs venipuncture for the purpose of obtaining blood specimens.
  5. Inserts urinary catheter, gastric tubes. Performs gastric suctioning.
  6. 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.
  7. Lifts, moves and positions patients.
  8. Restrains/holds patients as directed. Assists in the application of physical restraints.
  9. Prepares patients for procedures.
  10. Administers oxygen by mask or cannula. Performs airway suctioning.
  11. Applies heat/cold, non-sterile and sterile dressings, support hose, ace bandages and casts/splints (under the direct supervision of nurse/physician).
  12. Applies and discontinues traction and other orthopedic equipment
 

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 3-5 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Required Certification:
    • Current certification as Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedic, CPR, ACLS and PALS.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking
    • Lifts, positions, pushes and/or transfers patients
    • Lifts supplies/equipment
    • Occasional reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching
  • Skills:
    • 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


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