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Company: Medical City Denton
Location: Denton, TX
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Advanced Care Technician Medical City Denton   Position Summary: The Advance Care Technician will be able to provide quality care to patients under the direction of the Medical  Director in accordance with the philosophy, goals, and objectives of Medical City Healthcare. Reports to the charge nurse for shift assignments and direction of shift duties assigned. Each RN decides on a case-by-case basis what nursing tasks may be delegated to the unlicensed personnel in accordance with Rule 224 (relating to RN delegation in acute care settings or for patients with acute conditions).   Job Duties:
  • Facilitates the flow of patients through the emergency care system, ensuring timely evaluation according to the health care needs of the patients.
  • Demonstrates knowledge and skills in the care of the emergency department patient. Considers principles of emergency care while assisting the RN to formulate an appropriate plan of care for the patient.
  • Documentation is consistent, complete, thorough and legible.
  • Patient care is administered based on Hospital and Departmental specific standards of care and practice.
  • The Paramedic involves the patient and/or significant other(s) in the patient's care. Education/instruction are provided specific to the patient's health care needs and age requirements.
  • Administers prescribed medications to patients in accordance with Hospital policies and practice guidelines.
  • Physician orders are carried out accurately in providing direct patient care within scope of practice. Assures that other departments are notified of orders and services are needed.
  • Notifies the Charge Nurse and/or physician of changes of patient status as appropriate.
  • Considers age-related factors/limitations in the education of patients. Applies knowledge and principles of agerelated factors appropriately in teaching situations.
  • Ensures patient's right to privacy and confidentiality.
  • Assumes responsibility for the care of assigned patients. Patient care activities are organized and prioritized.
  • Contributes to the smooth functioning of the Unit by offering help to other staff members. Assists with patient are functions beyond those assigned within the Paramedic scope of practice.
  • Provides accurate and pertinent patient information reports too the Charge Nurse and to the oncoming shift to ensure continuity of care.
  • Performs Unit-specific responsibilities such as crash cart checks and cleaning of equipment and work areas
  • Performs venipuncture, administers and maintains IV fluids and medications in accordance with Hospital practice guidelines. Correctly labels, calculates and regulates the flow of IV solutions. Documents pertinent information related to IV therapies.
  • Prepares patients for surgical and other invasive procedures.
  • Maintains competencies required by Hospital, Unit and position.
  • Maintains safe, effective working knowledge of equipment.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of the crash cart, emergency equipment and code procedures.
  • Performs basic life support (CPR) when necessary.
  • Takes into consideration the spiritual, psycho-social, cultural and religious preferences of the patient and family when participating in care.
  • Demonstrate understanding of HCA's strict compliance to all safety protocols and procedures and Excellence Always.
  • Organizes and maintains cleanliness of patient rooms and work environment.
 

Qualifications

Education:
  • Required Paramedic Certification or Licensed Paramedic
  Experience:
  • Required 1 year of 9-1-1 System or Hospital ED Experience required
  Licensed:
  • Current Texas Department of State Health Services Emergency Medical Technician – Paramedic/Licensed Paramedic
  • Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS)
  • Preferred Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) within 6 months of hire.
  At Medical City, you have options. You can choose from a variety of benefits to create a plan just for you. You can enroll in several different medical plans, if eligible, which includes vision and dental. You can even select additional à la carte benefits to meet all your needs. Enroll in our Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401k (100% annual match – 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service), flex spending accounts for medial and childcare needs, participate in our tuition reimbursement/assistance and student loan repayment programs, paid personal leave, identity theft protection discounts; auto, home, and life insurance options, and adoption assistance.    About Medical City Denton: Medical City Denton is a 208-bed full-service hospital that serves the growing population of Denton, Wise, Cooke and Montague Counties. Offering the full spectrum of healthcare, including advanced open-heart surgery and trauma programs, Medical City Denton's more than 850 employees and 300 physicians are constantly striving to offer the highest quality service to the North Texas area.   We are a family 270,000 strong! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications immediately. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted promptly for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  

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