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EMT (Emergency Medical Services) Full Time - Variable Shifts (2525002258)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/28/2017
Job Title: 
EMT (Emergency Medical Services) Full Time - Variable Shifts (2525002258)
Job Category:   Clinical:Emergency/EMT/ER/Paramedic
Location:   Chattanooga
Tennessee
 
Job Description:   **EMT (Emergency Medical Services) Full Time - Variable Shifts (2525002258)** **Description** Job Summary: The Emergency Medical Technician is responsible for delivery of patient care. The EMT-IV provides patient care in the pre-hospital environment under the supervision of the EMS Director and EMS Supervisor Essential Duties: + Adheres to State and Departmental protocols. + Practices in accordance with Public Health EMS guidelines and FCC guidelines. + Assesses patient condition and implements proper treatment within scope of EMT-IV training. + Recognizes and identifies critical changes in patient acuity and implements appropriate treatment. + Evaluates patient response to care provided and intervenes appropriately. + Evaluates effectiveness of medication and treatment (i.e., splints, IV infusions, dressing changes, etc.). + Able to efficiently select infant/pediatric/adult emergency equipment needs for the paramedic to use in emergency care. + Evaluates appropriateness of IV type and site in conjunction with the Paramedic when providing emergency care. **Qualifications** Education: + High school graduate or equivalent required. + Graduate of an accredited EMT-IV program required. Experience: + One year experience preferred but not required. License/Certification: + Currently licensed in this state + ITLS / PHTLS Preferred + American Heart Association (AHA) BLS certification required + EVOC preferred + Current valid State driver's license with 'F' endorsement . 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_ **NOTICE** _This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position._ **Job** Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing) **Primary Location** TENNESSEE-CHATTANOOGA-MEMORIAL HOSPITAL **Daily Schedule** Variable Shifts **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 72 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0130985
Job Features:   

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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