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EMT Basic-Mercy Ambulance-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (Nights) Occ wknd

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/28/2017
Job Title: 
EMT Basic-Mercy Ambulance-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (Nights) Occ wknd
Job Category:   Clinical:Emergency/EMT/ER/Paramedic
Location:   Des Moines
Iowa
 
Job Description:   **EMT Basic-Mercy Ambulance-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (Nights) Occ wknd** **Description** **GENERAL SUMMARY** **:** Provides direct patient care prior to and during transport for all patient populations including neonate, infant, child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric, guided by protocols. **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Ability to assess patients with medical conditions with findings reflected in the patient record. + Prioritizes and anticipates patients’ needs and develops a plan of care. + Implements interventions consistent with protocols and documents response to treatment. + Provides ongoing evaluation, altering the treatment plan as needed. Documents findings and interventions. + Prepares equipment and supplies. Checks medical equipment and supplies on a daily basis. Restocks and cleans unit after each mission. + Knowledgeable in the use of radios and communication systems. + Assists in the orientation of new EMT’s. + Operates required vehicle(s) in a safe manner to perform required duties of the position. + Participates in staffing special events as required **Qualifications** **MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + High School Diploma, or GED. + Completion of an EMT program. + Certified as an EMT in the State of Iowa. + One year recent experience functioning as an EMT-B providing direct patient care preferred. + Valid driver’s/Chauffeurs License required. Must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle Safety Standards, be at least 18 years of age, and be eligible to drive per Iowa state law. + Basic Life Support certified within six (6) weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialing bodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the Professional Rescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers. + Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within 3 months of hire. **ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES** **:** + Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times + Adheres to and exhibits our core values: **Reverence** : Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. **Integrity** : Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. **Compassion** : Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. **Excellence** : Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times + Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines + Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members + Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community _Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers_ _cbchi_ **Job** Patient Care Support **Primary Location** IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** nights **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0118309
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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