Advanced EM- Full Time- Nights
Company: Trinity Health Corporation
Posted on: June 6, 2021
I Accountability Objectives:
Assist in providing patient care in collaboration with the
health care team as directed and supervised by an Registered Nurse.
Works as a member of an identified emergency medical team,
contributes to the assessment of patient status, planning of care,
implementation of nursing care activities, patient/family teaching
and evaluation of patient response to treatment through observation
of the patient.
II Position Qualifications:
Minimum Education, Licensure / Certification and Experience
- Graduation from an accredited Advanced EMT Program.
B. Licensure / Certification
- Current State of Michigan Paramedic License.
- Current Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)and Basic Life
Support (BLS) certification.
C Special Skill / Aptitudes
- Interpersonal skills necessary to effectively communicate with
patients, family, staff, physicians, and a variety of hospital
- Ability to maintain confidentiality of patient information, as
well as the ability to be tactful, diplomatic, and flexible in a
- Ability to take direction as a member of the healthcare team,
and anticipate the needs of the patient, staff, and physician in
the care of the patient
- Excellent customer service orientation skills necessary in
order to deal effectively with various levels of hospital
personnel, outside customers and community groups.
- 1 year of road experience as a paramedic.
III Duties / Responsibilities:
According to hospital policy and as directed by the RN and
physician, performs selected therapeutic and preventative emergency
care measures such as taking patients' vital signs, restoring
breathing by performing cardiopulmonary resuscitation, controlling
bleeding by applying compresses with pressure, assisting the RN or
physician in treating patients for shock, applying splints to
immobilize injured limbs, performing extremity venipuncture for
blood specimen collection and IV catherization (locks, and IV
solutions without additives). Contributes to the assessment and
identification of patient's basic problems and needs through
observation and questioning of patient., relatives and/or
associated medical personnel. Assists in the transfer of patients
within the Emergency Department. Reports patient care events and
changes in patient condition to the RN in a timely manner. Seeks
guidance as needed to make adjustments to care based on evaluation
of treatments and response data to the plan. Collects overt data
relative to the patient's knowledge, motivation and skill for
self-care. Identifies resources of patient to meet overt self-care
deficit needs. Reports observed patient needs to the RN and
physician. Contributes to plan of nursing care with the RN and
considers patient request in plan for care. Assists patients to
meet learning needs relative to maintenance of self within hospital
environment. Teaches correct procedures and techniques of health
care based on established protocols to patient while encouraging
patient to meet own care needs. Maintains records of information
such as nature and extent of injury/illness, treatment provided,
etc for inclusion in medical record. Records results of
intervention in the electronic health record (EHR). Assists RN as
indicated in research activities, special projects, and other
duties as assigned. Additional duties may include duties consistent
with meeting the needs of the patient and care team. Acts as a
preceptor/resource for new employees/students in order to orient
and train new associates in appropriate hospital procedure.
Maintains clinical expertise through self-study, continuing
education programs and formal education as necessary. Preps the
patient care room prior to the next patient occupying the room.
- Demonstrates and actively promotes an understanding and
commitment to the mission of St. Joseph Mercy Oakland through
performing behaviors consistent with the Trinity Health
- Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State, and
Local laws and regulations, the Trinity Health Organizational
Integrity Program, including the Standards of Conduct, Code of
Ethics, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure
adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and
- Supports and conducts one's self in a manner consistent with
customer service expectations.
- In accordance with unit or departmental practice, determines
that appropriate charges have been entered for the correct patient,
encounter, date/time of service, with any required modifiers. Make
corrections as needed per charge capture policy/practice.
- In accordance with unit or departmental practice, actively
participates in on-going education and communication regarding
- In accordance with unit or departmental practice, assists with
tracking and monitoring of equipment assigned to the unit. Requests
services for maintaining equipment as needed.
- In accordance with unit or departmental practice, proficient
with the electronic health records for documentation, assessment,
and care management, performing these activities concurrently with
provision of care throughout the shift.
IV Dept/Unit Specific:
V Working Conditions:
- Ability to lift, bend, push and pull in order to care for
- Working in the patient care environment may result in exposure
to communicable diseases and hazardous substances.
- Working weekends and holidays is necessary to meet staffing
needs. Work in other units and on different shifts may be assigned
as necessary to also meet staffing requirements.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of
hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we
serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize
the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and
health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that
knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize
that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our
world and that these differences often lead to innovative
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified
workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention
and development), commitment and accountability, communication,
community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
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