Adeptus Health

ER Tech/Paramedic

US-TX-Haslet
2 weeks ago
Type
PRN
Job ID
10903
Shift
Varied
Haslet - 421
Texas Health Emergency Room

Company Overview

Texas Health Emergency Room: Texas Health Emergency Room is a joint venture between Texas Health, the largest health care system in North Texas, and Adeptus Health, the nation’s leading operator of freestanding emergency rooms. Strategically located within communities for optimal access, Adeptus operates more than 30 First Choice Emergency Rooms in Dallas, Denton, Tarrant, and Collin counties. These will now become Texas Health Emergency Rooms. Each equipped with a full radiology suite, including CT scanner, digital X-ray and ultrasound. The ERs also have on-site laboratory capabilities and are staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency-trained registered nurses.

About Adeptus Health

Adeptus Health is a leading patient-centered healthcare organization expanding access to the highest quality emergency medical care through its network of freestanding emergency rooms and partnerships with premier healthcare providers. All Adeptus Health freestanding facilities are fully equipped emergency rooms with a complete radiology suite of diagnostic technology, on-site laboratory, and staffed with board-certified physicians and emergency trained registered nurses. For the last four years, Adeptus Health has exceeded the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction according to patient feedback collected nationwide by Press Ganey Associates Inc. Adeptus Health also was named a 2016 and 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare by Great Place to Work® and Fortune Magazine.  For more information, please visit adpt.com.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Capability to perform vital signs, including pulse ox
  • Venipuncture and IV placement
  • Clean wounds
  • Operate lab equipment; perform point of care testing and quality controls (in the free standing ED)
  • Knowledgeable of operation of lab instruments, including but not limited to: Medonic, Triage, Piccolo, ISTAT, UA instruments (turning on/shutting down, running samples, reporting results).
  • Document corrective action when QC is out of range for lab equipment
  • Monitor and restock supplies
  • Report equipment issues to the nurse manager
  • Act as a team member of the code team
  • Charting/documentation in the medical record
  • Various other tasks as directed by the physician on duty
  • Assist the Facility Resource Specialist role as needed. This includes but is not limited to the following:
    • Obtaining complete and accurate demographic, insurance and financial data to complete patient registration.
    • Update and maintain patient database according to established procedures.
    • Ability to effectively communicate with patients during check-in and discharge.
    • Complete and balance all daily transactions and cash flow paperwork

 

Qualifications

  • EMT- Paramedic required, 2 years’ experience required
  • 1 year ED hospital experience, preferred
  • BLS, ACLS, and PALS certifications required through American Heart Association
  • Must be dependable, responsible, and interested in assisting with quality emergency patient care
  • Ability to relate well with all levels of the hospital/facility and medical staff
  • Ability to care for patients of all nationalities and age groups
  • Computer Experience
  • Knowledge of The Joint Commission accreditation process and requirements

Language Skills

  • Skilled in written and verbal communication

Reasoning

  • Ability to work under pressure and stress
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

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