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HonorHealth Paramedic Days - Emergency Dept - Shea Medical Center in SCOTTSDALE, Arizona

Overview HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers. HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve. Responsibilities Job Summary The Paramedic Technician functions semi-independently, under the direction of the Physician, RN, and/or PA-C, as part of the integrated healthcare team. Responsible for providing comprehensive quality patient care in an accurate and timely manner according to established patient standards and practice. Knowledge and necessary skills will be utilized to effectively meet the needs of patients of all age groups and developmental levels. Provides and collaborates direct patient care services under the direct supervisor of a licensed caregiver. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to personal care, activities of daily living, vital signs, intake and output, ambulation, initiation of peripheral intravenous, phlebotomy, eye irrigation, urinary catheterization, interventions, and implementation of selected portions of the patient care plan as directed under supervisor of licensed caregiver. Duties may include administrating medications under the supervision of licensed personnel in accordance with approved medication list. Assisting with patient transport, maintaining a safe environment by cleaning equipment, stocking supplies, and turning over rooms as required. Position requires compliance with department specific competencies. Assists, observes and reports changes in patient condition to licensed caregiver and maintains accurate medical record documentation in relation to the care delivered. Reinforces patient education under the direction of licensed personnel to ensure the continuum of care. Addresses and/or directs questions or concerns from patients, families, caregivers, or health care team members. After training may answer patch phone, under the direction of licensed caregiver. Performs other duties as assigned. Qualifications Education High School Diploma or GED Required Experience Graduate of an EMT-P training course approved under Arizona 9 A.A.C. 25, Articles 2, 4, and 5 are required. Required Licenses and Certifications ADHS Paramedic Certification or Arizona State Certified Required Basic Life Support (BLS) Required Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Required Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) 180 Days Required

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