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Patient Care Partner- Emergency- Full Time

Company :
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
GENERAL OVERVIEW:
Augment the ED nursing Staff by assuming role of assisting the nurse in a particular zone, or acting as the pre-triage greeter.
ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs phlebotomies, IV's, EKGs, pulse oximetry, vital signs and applies oxygen/monitor and prepares and sends lab specimens by pneumatic tube. Collects medication history, social history, past medical history and chief complaint.
Transports monitored and unmonitored patients to and from departments. Transfers of the following patients will be prohibited ICU/CVU unless accompanying an RN. May not transfer patients with vasoactive or other potent medications administered via intravenous infusion or blood products.
Performs special procedures in assisting emergency department and private physicians and nurse practitioners; assists in cardiac arrest and critical care patients.
Provides clinical documentation for accurate medical and legal purposes.
Provides patient care by preparing patient for physician and testing.
QUALIFICATIONS:
Minimum
Prior experience of 3+ years
Prior job-related work experience as a paramedic
Knowledge normally acquired through graduation from high school plus additional specialized knowledge and skills typically acquired by attending training programs of 13 to 24 months in duration
ACLS, PALS, EMT, Paramedic
CPR Certification
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