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Emergency Room Paramedic

Company: Franciscan Health Indianapolis
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

WHAT WE NEEDEfficient emergency room techsWHO WE ARE LOOKING FORThere's a lot going on in an emergency department. Patients need triage. The environment must be kept clean and hazard free. Waiting rooms must be monitored. And nearly everyone there is at a fairly high level of stress. The Emergency Department Technician steps in and calmly handles all these duties and more.Can you stay calm and focus in emergency situations? Are you able to analyze a situation and follow proper procedures to handle it? Are you good at helping others compassionately? Would you like to administer patient care in a faith-based environment? We have a special place to utilize your skills.WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Assist with CPR on full arrest patients.
  • Complete assignments and reports to the responsible nurse.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the hospital safety plan and acts accordingly during codes/drills.
  • Gather equipment to start an IV when requested (secure IV pump, tubing, IV start kit, IV catheter).
  • Label and transport specimens to the laboratory.
  • Orient patient/family to surroundings and instruct on how to call for assistance.
  • Performs EKGs
  • Perform hand washing between patient contact.
  • Perform wound care and prepare the patient for wound closure.
  • Properly identify patient before providing care.
  • Provide equipment for lumbar puncture, Central line, I.V. insertion, and chest tube insertion.
  • Receive report/instructions from the nurse before rendering any direct patient care.WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
    • Adapt to high volume and high stress areas.
    • Basic knowledge of computer software, hardware, and communication devices to perform tasks.
    • Knowledge of biohazard waste procedures.
    • Customer service skills.
    • Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
    • Emergency Response and Preparedness.
    • Equipment maintenance and repair.
    • Handle multiple responsibilities simultaneously.
    • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, EPA, DNREC, and JCAHO safety codes, regulations, and requirements.
    • Prioritize and delegate tasks.
    • Show sincere interest in others and their concerns.
    • Time management.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERIt is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.--Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.--Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.

      Company Description:

      A trusted leader in healthcare. Twelve hospitals. Numerous medical practices. Nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. All focused on providing care for everyone who comes through our doors. Our Healing Ministry Throughout our 12 hospitals and many medical practices, we offer a number of nationally recognized Centers of Health Care Excellence. For 140 years, Franciscan Alliance has stayed true to our founding mission to care for everyone who comes through our doors. We treat our patients with the best possible care by following the guiding ethical values embodied by our founding congregation, the Sisters of St. Francis of Perpetual Adoration. Always mindful of our Christian stewardship to the Roman Catholic Church, we minister with joy, care and compassion according to the ideals of St. Francis of Assisi and our founder, Mother Maria Theresia Bonzel. Our healthcare system carries forth Christ's healing ministry and strengthens the Catholic health care mission by:
      • Providing a broad, coordinated continuum of health care services with an emphasis on improving the health of persons and communities.
      • Treating the mind, body and spirit with holistic and comprehensive medical options.
      • Developing creative structures for health care delivery.
      • Being advocates for those in need.
      • Identifying and developing our sisters and laity for Franciscan lead

Keywords: Franciscan Health Indianapolis, Indianapolis , Emergency Room Paramedic, Healthcare , Indianapolis, Indiana

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