Paramedic - Emergency Department - Rincon Campus - Days
Come join our new TMC Rincon Campus opening in 2024!
TMC Health, located in Tucson, Arizona will be opening its’ newest campus in 2024. TMC Rincon, located in southeast Tucson, will serve a growing population within Tucson as well as the nearby city of Vail. TMC Rincon will have 55-beds, full-service emergency services, imaging, laboratory, operating suites, cath lab as well as other services. The obstetrics floor includes 3 OB triage rooms and 6 labor/delivery/recovery/post-partum suites and a C-section room. Each room will enjoy panoramic views of the Rincon Mountains. The TMC Rincon campus also includes a medical office building as well as new ambulatory surgery center.
Tucson Medical Center (TMC) is Tucson’s only non-profit community owned hospital. Employees choose to work at TMC because of our of integrity, community, dedication, and compassion which we show through the exceptional care we provide to our patients and our community. Our passion for caring for the Tucson community has expanded over the last to include community partnerships, new medical specialties, and medical clinics to further provide the care our community deserves.
Why Join Tucson Medical Center?
We don’t only care for our patients, we care for our TMC family too. As a member of our family you can expect to enjoy a wide variety of benefits. In addition to all the benefits you would expect from a leading medical facility (medical, dental, vision, 401K with match) we also provide:
· Family Style Atmosphere with a Supportive Team
· Competitive Pay
· Career Growth Opportunities
· Tuition Reimbursement
· Health and Wellness Coaching
· Extensive Onsite Gym for $12.00 a Month
Certified Emergency Medical Technician-Paramedics render emergency assistance such as first aid, bandaging and splinting to injured or ill patients. Applies artificial respiration or administers oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation. Administers antiseptic solution to prevent infection until patient can receive more extensive professional care as needed. Starts and administers intravenous fluids. Assists in lifting patient onto wheeled cart or stretcher and into and out of ambulance. Work is performed under the review of administrative medical direction and follows communication protocols.
Maintains direct and general patient care, provides on-going patient assessments and implements appropriate intervention, under Emergency Department (ED) Physician or intermediary staff orders.
Administers IV medications during a procedure, under the direction of an ED physician, and in accordance with established protocols.
Assesses patient’s status pre, during and post procedure and communicates accurately and timely any concerns or changes to ED Physician or intermediary staff.
Takes vital signs, weighs patients, collects routine urine specimens, cleans catch specimens, stool specimens, and sputum specimens in accordance with established procedures.
Administers and controls State approved medications; prepares, hangs, monitors and discontinues intravenous fluids.
Applies/administers O2 flow as prescribed by ED Physician.
Assists physicians and nursing staff with procedures utilizing aseptic/sterile techniques including but not limited to IV set-up, intubation, suturing, arterial lines, and chest tubes .
Cleans and prepares rooms between procedures and after discharges; monitors and restocks supplies.
Collects information through history, physical examination and records ensuring information is accurately documented and reported.
Takes care of the body after death.
Cooperates with other personnel to achieve department objectives and maintains good employee relations, interdepartmental objectives, and infection control policies.
Adheres to TMC organizational and department-specific safety, confidentiality, values, policies and standards.
Performs related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
EXPERIENCE: Six (6) months of paramedic-EMT experience.
LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION: Basic Life Support (BLS), Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS), and Pediatric Advances Life Support (PALS) certification required. Current Arizona Emergency Medical Technician Certification to the Paramedic level (National Registry preferred) required. Crisis Prevention Instruction (CPI) certification required within 6 months of hire.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of EMT-Paramedic best practices.
Skill in performing emergency assistance such as first aid, bandaging and splinting, applying artificial respiration or administering oxygen in cases of suffocation and asphyxiation.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
Ability to complete routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to listen and accurately interpret others’ communication or instructions to take appropriate action.
Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.
Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers; and ability to read a clock and accurately document time.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.