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Company: Billings Clinic
Location: Townsend, MT
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

This position's primary responsibility is 911 response, standby support at mass gatherings, inter-facility transports, public assistance, and assistance throughout the hospital as needed.

Essential Job Functions

 Responsibilities:

 
Provide thorough assessment, and treatment of medical, trauma, and environmental emergencies.
Supervise and promote cohesive patient care management as part of a prehospital multidisciplinary team. Respond to emergency  non-emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the ill and injured. Safely operating emergency vehicles in high-stress situations, within a variety of responses and road / traffic conditions.
Assist and provide clinical and technical assessments and treatments as needed, for patient care in the Emergency department and within the hospital facilities.
Provides immediate course of treatment en route to the hospital or at the scene.
Frequent use of technical equipment to include but not limited to IV infusion pumps, patient monitors, defibrillators, ECG machines, ventilators in order to treat, resuscitate, and stabilize patients.
Carry out certain invasive procedures when necessary, and within scope of practice, such as Intubation, IV insertion, Medication administration, Cardioversion, Cricothyrotomy, Needle Thoracotomy, etc.
Calculation and administration of medication dosages and medication infusion rates in response to dynamic patient conditions.
Collection and interpretation of diagnostic date, coupled with clinical decision making, with the goal of promoting and restoring patients' health.
Continuous monitoring of the patient's conditions.
Liaise with members of other emergency services, such as law enforcement, fire departments, Quick response units, search and rescue, and other ambulance services to ensure the appropriate patient care.
Positive interaction with members of the public and family members present at the scene.
Clean, decontaminate, and check vehicles and equipment to maintain a state of operation readiness.
Perform routine maintenance of EMS equipment, in coordination with the maintenance department.
Produce timely and thorough Patient Care Reports regarding relevant patient history, condition and treatment.
Interact with the community under the premise of promoting prevention and wellness.
Remain abreast of current and changing practices with the contest of evidence-based medicine.
Assisting in the Emergency Department and hospital is expected and allowed under the Nursing Delegation Rule and will be within the scope of practice to the level of the Paramedic or Critical Care Paramedic.
Availability should be directed to the Charge Nurse. Such duties may include but not limited to vital signs, IV insertions, preparations of rooms, direct observation of patients, procedure assistance, medication administration, wound cleaning and dressing, splinting, admitting patients into the computer, stocking and various jobs that can assist in patient care and the patient flow. Specific department policies and procedures should be followed. Attendance in hospital training opportunities are encouraged as they arise with the hospital. These expectations and job assignments are subject to change as the needs of the hospital deem appropriate. Assignments that inhibit prompt ambulance response times should be limited and avoided.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Billings Clinic policy and procedures, both organizational and departmental
    Personal computers, hardware and software
    Billings Clinic Code of Conduct
    Billings Clinic's Compliance and Integrity Program
    HIPAA and confidentiality requirements
    Patient's rights
    Customer service techniques and Personal Service Excellence (PSE)

    • Compassion,
    •  interpersonal skills,
    • communication,
    • physical strength,
    • problem-solving,
    • reading comprehension,
    • writing composition,
    •  arithmetic.
    • Achieve cognitive,
    • organizational,
    • emotional maturity to effectively manage multiple tasks, stresses, deadlines, difficult situations, and / or customers.
    • Possess interpersonal / communications skills necessary for effective, non-judgmental, and empathetic patient care, customer, and staff relations.
    • Open to feedback and a changing environment, which requires flexibility in scheduling and department assignments.


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