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Emergency Medical Technician

Company: HCA Healthcare
Location: Texas City
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:

Description POSITION SUMMARY:

  • Manages all assigned supplies and equipment in the ED.
  • Performs minor wound cleansing, splint application, wound dressing under the direct supervision of a licensed nurse, and as defined on the ED unit specific competency skills checklist.
  • Competently operates patient monitoring equipment and records rhythm strips.
  • Assists with patient care duties, vital signs, bathing, triaging patients, data entry as directed by a licensed nurse.
  • Performs phlebotomy, collects laboratory specimens as ordered and inserts saline lock according to protocol.
  • Runs 12 lead ECGs, biomarkers and glucometer readings on patients as directed by nurse.
  • Assists in maintenance of a safe and clean environment under the direction and supervision of a licensed nurse.
  • Maintains clear and respectful communications with patients, family, physicians, and other healthcare providers.
  • Transports patients to Radiology or inpatient nursing unit utilizing appropriate transport and monitoring equipment.
  • Assumes responsibility for remaining current on job-related knowledge and skills and ongoing education/inservice/credentialing/certification/licensure requirements.
  • Appropriately documents all interventions in a clear and legible manner in patients medical record under the supervision of the licensed nurse.
  • Adheres to and complies with HCA's ethics and compliance policies and procedures in the Code of Conduct. Attends annual training sessions. This represents the major duties and responsibilities of this position but is not to be construed as including every task inherent in this job. Employees are subject to reassignment of duties not specifically covered in their job description based on skill level, regulatory requirements and supervisor.HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland - Texas City, TX HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland has been an integral part of Galveston County for more than 60 years. We offer 223 beds and services in emergency medicine, obstetrics and gynecology, surgery, physical therapy, radiology, total joint replacements, hyperbaric medicine diagnostic/imaging services and wound care facilities. HCA Houston Healthcare Mainland is affiliated with HCA Houston Healthcare, part of the HCA Healthcare Gulf Coast Division. The division is a comprehensive network of hospitals, outpatient surgery centers, emergency centers and diagnostic imaging facilities in greater Houston, Corpus Christi and South Texas. Facilities include: 17 hospitals, nine ambulatory care centers, 13 off-campus emergency centers, and a regional transfer center. HCA Houston Healthcare offers an excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program, and student loan repayment.
    POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
    • Experience: One year experience as EMT or Paramedic
    • Education: Current Certification as EMT or Paramedic Special Qualifications:
      • Current CPR certification
      • ACLS & PALS preferred
      • NVCI preferred
      • Current Registry with the Texas Dept. of Health and/or the National Registry of EMT/Paramedic
      • Able to deal with stressful situations and able to stand for long periods of time
      • Must be able to interact well with patients and peers
      • Possesses knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate for meeting the age-specific needs of the patients assigned in the ED HCA Healthcare ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years and HCA ranks 63rd on the fortune 500 list. In addition Ethisphere named HCA as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies. We want you to join our tradition of excellence. Intrigued? We'd love to hear from you.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.

Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Texas City , Emergency Medical Technician, Professions , Texas City, Texas

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