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Huggins Hospital | Wolfeboro, NH

Huggins Hospital
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Under the general supervision of the Director of Emergency Services, is responsible for safe, effective and quality patient and family centered care in the Emergency Department, and if so designated, works in the Paramedic Intercept Program.

A. Paramedic Clinical Competency
1. Plans, evaluates, directs and renders care per established standards of care
2. Manages patient specimens per hospital policy
3. Performs medication reconciliation and administers medication safely and appropriately using the 5 rights of medication administration
4. Participates in Emergency operations preparedness training and response as required
5. Facilitates learning experiences, assists peers with care and participates with orientation of new employees and precepting students
6. Ability to rapidly problem solve and deliver care in a calm and efficient manner in high stress situations
7. Functions at the Paramedic level with knowledge and experience when called out for a Paramedic Intercept
8. Safe operation of Intercept vehicle
9. Proper operation of emergency response equipment and supplies in the field
B. Patient Advocacy
1. Develops and/or implements an individualized plan of care, including developmental and cultural needs
2. Utilize appropriate resources for non-English speaking patients, hearing and sight impaired individuals, and/or healthcare illiteracy
3. Take proactive steps to recognize and report suspected abuse including child abuse, sexual abuse, spousal abuse, report to your supervisor and appropriate authorities
4. Clear communication of the patient's plan of care and education at a level the patient family and caregiver can comprehend
5. Advocates for the patient when called in for a Paramedic Intercept

Job Code: 1803509
Posted On: 2019-03-07 11:00:18
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Telecommute: No
Categories: Healthcare
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