The Paramedic Technician functions semi-independently, under the direction of the Transfer RN, as integral part of the transfer team. Responsible for overflow calls that consist of patient intake calls, transport set up, acquiring bed assignment and ER outbound calls, data entry, faxing, discharge follow up, reporting, projects that impact and improve transfer center process and patient flow. Facilitate transfers, transport and provide reporting in an accurate and timely manner. Knowledge and necessary communications skills will be utilized to effectively meet the needs of transferring patients of all age groups and developmental levels
Must possess ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships within the transfer center and any community outreach. Communication skills, hearing, multitasking Requires the ability to effectively plan; must be able to follow directions and to perform work according to department standards when no directions are given. Requires enthusiasm, initiative and the ability to work independently/cooperatively with other personnel. Requires the ability to function effectively in a fast-paced environment with multiple demands/deadlines. Must be emotionally mature and able to function effectively under stress.
SPECIAL SKILLS: Must be able to read, write, follow instructions and document care given in English. Must have knowledge and understanding of the entire aging process
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Graduate of an EMT-P training course approved under Arizona 9 A.A.C. 25, Articles 2, 4, and 5 are required. Triage course must be completed prior to 6 months and prior to taking the triage assignment.
PREFERRED EDUCATION: Associate Degree, Diploma or Bachelorï¿½s Degree in pre-hospital/emergency medical service, CCEMT-P
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Previous work experience in an Emergency Room.
REQUIRED CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSURE: ADHS Paramedic Certification or Arizona State Certified, BLS and ACLS. PALS within 9 months of hire.
REQUIRED COURSE(S) TRAINING: Knowledge of the principles of growth and development and the ability to assess data and identify patients' age-specific requirements and provide age-appropriate care is required. Splinting, EKG and Chest Tube competencies, as well as all other department check off lists must be completed within three months of hire. Triage course must be completed prior to 6 months and prior to taking the triage assignment.
PREFERRED CERTIFICATIONS/REGISTRATION: Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), Basic and Advanced Trauma Life Support. National Licensure by the NREMT Board.
Primary Location: Phoenix, Arizona
Facility: Abrazo Region
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005009426
About Tenet Healthcare
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.