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Company: Northwest Medical Center
Location: Margate, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Description

SHIFT: PRN
SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Emergency Medical Technician

Emergency Department PRN , 0.001 FTE
Northwest Medical Center 

Margate, FL   Facility Description:  

Northwest Medical Center is a 289-bed medical center and healthcare complex, continuously expanding and incorporating the latest technology in the delivery of care. Awarded the Gold Seal of Approval™ from the Joint Commission which indicates our high standards in performance providing the highest level of services to the population to our community.  Northwest Medical Center is also certified by the Joint Commission as primary stroke center and an accredited chest pain center by the American College of Cardiology. We are recognized as a Comprehensive Bariatric Center of Excellence by the American College of Surgeons Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program.

 

Our facility continues growing to meet the needs of the community we serve and features expanded capabilities in emergency, critical care, as well as women's and children's services. Out state of the art maternity care includes the only Level III NICU in northern Broward County. The breadth and depth of these service lines translates to increased professional opportunities for our colleagues. We invite you to join a dynamic team of dedicated healthcare professionals and explore your grow potential.

    Job Summary: Working under the supervision of the charge nurse, the Emergency Room Technician performs various patient care activities necessary in caring for the personal needs and comfort of patients.  The position's tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Transports, positions  and drapes patients for exams and treatments.
  • Takes and records vital signs, weights and I & O.
  • Responsible for stocking rooms with supplies.
  • Collects urine drug and breath alcohol screens.
  • Provides encouragement, support and comfort to patients and family members.
  • Monitors, records and communicates patient condition as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. 
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Qualifications

  •  Current BLS Healthcare Provider certification from the American Heart Association
  • Certification as an EMT or PMD required.
  • Working knowledge of medical terminology.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to quickly make decisions to report patient condition with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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