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EMT / ED Tech

Huggins Hospital | Wolfeboro, NH 03894

Huggins Hospital
Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Services, is responsible for performing various duties and tasks as requested. Adheres to the scope of practice as dictated by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians; does not practice independently as they would in prehospital setting. Must function under the direct supervision of registered nurse or paramedic.

This is a per diem position.

1 Under direct supervision of a registered nurse or paramedic assists with patient care activities and promptly reports any observed changes in patient's condition to RN/Medic or physician
2 Performs and documents vital signs, height, weight, intake and output and reports any changes out of range of normal
3 Obtains laboratory specimens as appropriate, i.e., finger stick glucose testing, urine specimens and transports to lab as necessary
4 Within scope of practice, assists with dressing changes, casting and splinting as necessary
5 Performs 12 lead EKGs per protocol and in keeping with departmental EKG metrics
6 Responsible for timely turnover of exam rooms, with attention to best practices of infection prevention for decontamination and cleaning
7 Responsible for timely restocking of exam rooms and departmnet supplies
8 Carries out roles assigned as part of the care team during emergency department trauma cases and resuscitation efforts (CPR, runner, order entry, documentation, etc.)
9 Cross trained to perform ED clerical duties; computer work, imputing orders, filing of patient charges, answering phones as needed, transporting imaging files and other medical records as appropriate
10 Performs safe transportation of patients within the facility, utilizing safe lifting and transport adjunct equipment and good body mechanics
11 Performs post-mortem care and aids in the transportation of the body to the morgue
12 If AEMT; can start IVs within the department after education and demonstrated competency with the house educator; may d/c IVs

Job Code: 1900761
Posted On: 06/15/192019-06-15
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Education, Healthcare
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