Phoenix Children's Hospital UC Paramedic in Mesa, Arizona
Department: PCMG-MAIN | EV Amb Urgent Care
Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)
Posting #: 709380
Date Posted: 11/16/2022
Employee Type: PRN
This position works under the direction of the administrative medical director to assist in the implementation of selected portions of the care plan and perform a variety of direct patient care services through defined protocols/standing orders approved by the administrative medical director.
Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
As directed and supervised by the healthcare professional, performs patient care interventions.
a.Obtain and report abnormal vital signs to the RN immediately
b.Perform point of care testing
e.Physical growth measurements
f.Document intake and output
g.Administer medications outlined on the Arizona Paramedic Scope of Practice
h.Safety monitor as assigned
i.Assist with application of restraints
j.Assist with procedures and equipment setup
l.Perform 12 lead EKG
m.Supplemental oxygen administration
n.Assist with immobilization devices
o.Venipuncture/capillary blood collection
p.PIV Insertion and Removal
q.Priming of IV tubing including use of syringe and large volume IV pumps
r.Perform CPR in accordance with AHA BLS standards
s.Visual Acuity testing
t.Insertion and removal of OG/NG tube for gastric decompression
u.Straight catheter urine specimen collection
Performs focused assessment of their interventions.
a.Patency of IV lines
b.Pre- and post-medication pain scores
c.Perform focused assessments based on patients’ chief complaints in the absence of an immediately available RN.
Performs administrative duties that include but are not limited to:
a.Utilize medication reconciliation tools within the EHR
b.Clean and restock patient rooms
c.Serve as witness for cycle counting and wasting of controlled substances
d.Follow legal and ethical conduct including HIPAA
Performs a variety of activities to provide for the ongoing maintenance of the department`s environment and patient care needs.
Participates in a variety of in-service programs, meetings, and rounds as indicated.
Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.
Phoenix Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Phoenix Children’s also provides aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.