Adeptus Health

  • ER Tech/Paramedic

    Job Location US-TX-Mesquite
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/6/2018 10:57 AM)
    Type
    PRN
    Job ID
    12419
    Shift
    Mid
    Facility
    Mesquite - Samuell Farm
    Company
    Texas Health Emergency Room
  • Company Overview

    First Choice Emergency Room: Tired of the hospital grind? Looking for a change from the constant chaos of the typical ED? Well look no further! At First Choice Emergency Room™, we pride ourselves on our work and our ability to give each patient the time they need and deserve. Our practice model is very different from a traditional hospital based emergency room and gives our staff the ability to spend quality time with each patient. When you join First Choice Emergency Room™, you become a valuable member of our healthcare team and your contribution is vital in providing the highest quality patient care. First Choice Emergency Room™, the nation’s leading freestanding emergency room system, is revolutionizing the delivery of emergency medical services for adult and pediatric emergencies. We were named one of the 2013 & 2015 Best Companies to Work for in Texas and according to Press Ganey, we provide the highest quality emergency medical care.

    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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