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EMT-B-Ambulance-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (Nights)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/26/2017
Job Title: 
EMT-B-Ambulance-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (Nights)
Job Category:   Clinical:Emergency/EMT/ER/Paramedic
Location:   Des Moines
Job Description:   **EMT-B-Ambulance-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (Nights)** **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** **MINIMUMKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + High School Diploma, or GED. + Certified as an EMT in the State of Iowa. + One year recent experience functioning as anEMT-B providing direct patient care preferred. + Valid driver’s/Chauffeurs License required. Must meet Mercy’s Motor Vehicle SafetyStandards, be at least 18 years of age, and be eligible to drive per Iowa statelaw. + Basic Life Support certified within six (6)weeks of hire. Acceptable credentialingbodies and certifications include American Red Cross CPR/AED for the ProfessionalRescuer and American Heart Association Basic Life Support for HealthcareProviders. + Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abusetraining specific to population served within 3 months of hire. **Job** Licensed/Registered Medical Professionals (Non-Nursing) **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-R0126211
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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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