Paramedic - Saint Luke's Community Hospital Legends - PRN - Night
Company: St. Luke's of Kansas City
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: November 22, 2021
* Obtains/records vital signs (temperature, pulse, respiration,
blood pressure, and weight).
* Monitors patient's respiratory status and initiates oxygen
therapy and treatments per protocol and as ordered by physician.
Performs oral, nasal and ET tube suctioning
* Performs additional skills which may include, but not limited to:
phlebotomy, IV initiation, medication administration, and
maintenance,12- lead ECG, waived laboratory testing per unit
* Initiates cardiac monitoring; demonstrates ability to detect
dysrhythmias and notifies registered nurse/physician.
* Administers approved medications as ordered by the physician.
* Applies orthopedic appliances including but not limited to:
extremity splinting, clavicular, straps, cervical collars, ace
wraps, ankle air splints, knee immobilizers, slings, simple
splints, and adjustments to crutches.
* Assists in C-spine stabilization/immobilization, placing patient
on backboard while maintaining cervical alignment.
* Reports adverse treatments or medications in accordance with
current policies and procedures
* Demonstrates the ability to collect laboratory samples and
perform lab testing in accordance with CLIA and TJC regulations and
established policies and procedures
* Ensure proper supplies, appropriate medical equipment and
medications are available for patient care and par levels meet
* Prepare patient meals
* Paramedic Certification in good standing in the state of
* Current BLS and ACLS required
* Current Pediatric Life Support (PALS) preferred
* Experience using Electronic Medical Record preferred
* Collaborative teamwork skills within an interdisciplinary group
focused on patient care
* Demonstrates expertise in emergent and non-emergent patient care
across the lifespan continuum
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
* Strong communication skills
* Ability to perform while under stress
* Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
* Ability to document accurately and concisely
* Ability to follow hospital policies, goals and procedures
Advanced Cardiac Life Support - American Heart Association or Red
Cross, Basic Life Support - American Heart Association or Red
Cross, Paramedic (KS) - Kansas Board of Emergency Medical
Night (United States of America)
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