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Advanced Emergency Medical Technician - A-EMT

Job: 126824

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Facility: Clark County Detention Center

Type: Full-Time

Shift: Night 12 hour

Recruiter: Pamela Barkowski

Email: Pamela.Barkowski@Wellpath.us

Compensation Information: $18 - $22 / hour

Why Wellpath

Here at Wellpath, everything that we do is about taking care of people – our patients, our staff and our partners. We are committed to making a difference by providing hope and healing to vulnerable patients in challenging clinical environments. Our talented, compassionate team thrives in an autonomous environment, is empowered and supported by education, training and the resources to practice healthcare the way it is meant to be and strives to “Always Do The Right Thing!”


 

 

 

About this role

Our Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) provides general emergency care to patients including initial examination upon in-take and responding to day-to-day medical issues with patient patients and responding to medical emergencies

Additional Details

Advanced EMT certification required.Generous benefit package included!"NOW is your moment to make a difference! Join our Wellpath family and make a difference everyday providing care to society’s most vulnerable and often overlooked individuals. Our team has the distinct honor and responsibility to show up with non-judgmental compassion to provide hope and healing to those who need it most. For those of you whose calling it is to serve others, we get it, it is ours too. This is your moment not only to advance your career, but to join a mission that aligns with your own. We are Wellpath. We are the right people, striving to do the right thing. We will continue to create healthier communities — wherever we go, wherever we grow — one patient at a time."

What you bring to the table

Education:

  • Requires successful completion of an Emergency Medical Technician or Paramedic course

Experience:

  • Prior experience in a correctional or jail setting preferred

Licenses/Certifications:

  • Requires unrestricted current certification or registration in state of practice

What you will do

  1. Provides rapid response to apparent medical emergencies throughout the correctional facility.
  2. Must be proficient in CPR and recognizing needs to use this technique.
  3. Must be competent in handling emergencies utilizing basic life support equipment.
  4. Assesses and identifies health problems of new patients and develops medical record.
  5. Administers prescribed treatment and medication to patient patients as needed and medically required, and within licensing authorization.
  6. Documents all prescription drug use for patient patients according to established drug recordkeeping practices.
  7. Prepares equipment and assists physician and/or physician extender during examination and treatment. Sterilizes and maintains equipment so it is ready for the next use.
  8. Documents medical history and treatment of patient patients, using standard medical record procedures.
  9. Maintains confidentiality and security of health records and protected health information (PHI) in compliance with HIPAA requirements.
  10. Is aware of emergency procedures in the event of emergency or crisis situations and the appropriate plan of action governed by triage and written guidelines.
  11. Willing to assist coworkers in job duties and work overtime if required. May act as a resource to other coworkers.
  12. Provides clear and concise communication (written and verbal) to coworkers, supervisors, jail administration and patients.
  13. Provide/participate in monthly continuing education meetings within the correctional facility.
  14. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance.
  15. Must be able to apply principles of critical thinking to a variety of practical and emergent situations and accurately follow standardized procedures that may call for deviations.
  16. Must be able to apply sound judgment beyond a specific set of instructions and apply knowledge to different factual situations.
  17. Must be alert at all times; pay close attention to details.
  18. Must be able to work under stress on a regular or continuous basis.
  19. Post orders, if applicable, per site contract.
  20. Perform other duties as assigned.

Wellpath is an EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Employer

Our investment in you

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance plan options
  • Time off & leave benefits
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Parental benefits
  • Perks and discounts
  • And more available here https://wellpathcareers.com/
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