Paramedic / EMT

US-TX-Amarillo
1 month ago
Type
PRN (Per Diem)
Hours
PRN (Weekdays)

Overview

Paramedic / EMT

 

Preferred Imaging is changing the perception of diagnostic testing. Committed to providing excellence in diagnostic imaging, Preferred Imaging is on a mission to be the preferred provider.  Our facility is currently looking for an experienced Paramedic to join our team.

 

The Paramedic holds shift accountability for providing care to patients by utilizing the Medical Emergency Management Plan in accordance with the state medical policies and procedures. The registered Paramedic demonstrates critical thinking skills, scientific judgment and leadership in the anticipation and planning for safe delivery of care; maintains clinical competencies through continuing education; delegates patient care priorities commensurate with the education and experience of the staff available; provides assistance with patient care preparation.

 

 

 

 

Responsibilities

Paramedic / EMT

  • Greeting patients and visitors in a courteous and helpful manner;
  • Escorting patients to patient dressing rooms and instructing the patient how to dress out for their procedure.
  • Explaining exam procedures to patients as needed.
  • Starting IV access on patients as needed using universal protection equipment and aseptic techniques
  • Properly disposing of contaminated medical supplies in the biohazard waste containers.
  • Restock scan rooms with linen and contrast. Empty and replace linen bags as needed.
  • Restock IV room and O2 tank.
  • Unload supply boxes when they arrive. Report any shortages of supplies to Chief Tech.
  • Replace robes on hangers making sure dirty robes are placed in special linen bag for dry cleaning. Check dressing rooms for cleanliness, clearing used gowns.  Restock gowns in cabinet.
  • Make sure saline flushes are ready for the next day.
  • Assist Technologist with patient requests as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Clinic Administrator

 

Qualifications

 

Paramedic / EMT

 

Education and Experience:

  • High School graduation or GED equivalent.

 

Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Working knowledge of first aid.
  • Ability to learn the operation of fire suppression and other emergency equipment.
  • Ability to perform strenuous or peak physical activities during emergency
  • Ability to act effectively in emergency and stressful situations.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with employees, other agencies, and the general public.
  • Ability to make independent judgments which have considerable impacts on the organization.

 

LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION

  • Paramedics/EMT License
  • ACLS Required

 

 

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