Company: Catholic Health Initiative
Posted on: June 6, 2021
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic
Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700
care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to
home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is
accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our
world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need
caring and our families need protection. With our combined
resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities
advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how
and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in
Personal, crew, patient and bystanders safety: scene size up,
emergency scenes are dynamic events; EMT should always look out
first for their safety and then the safety of others. Patient
Assessment and delivery of care: provides patient care functions
according to protocol, procedure and written directives to level of
certification. Performs a patient assessment throughout a call on
every patient encountered, providing appropriate treatment and
transportation decisions. Maintains and improves skill level and
knowledge base: attendants/participates in 75% of annual
departmental training and completion of annual Skills Competency
Fair. Transport and Transfer of Care: verifies patient
identification prior to transport, contacts receiving facility
prior to delivery along with providing a patient care report, also
providing safe delivery to or from the hospital and aircraft.
Transfer the patient to the appropriate facility and health care
provider giving complete/accurate verbal patient care report.
Assures geographic knowledge of service area (communities, towns,
cities and counties), utilizing appropriate map/GPS reading skills.
Record keeping and data collection: neatly and accurately completes
written and electrical Patient Care Reports (ePCR), leaves a copy
of the transported patient's report in every facility - ED. Patient
Advocacy: assist patient with special concerns that will need to be
brought to hospital personnel's attention (i.e. geriatric patient
who may require additional home care). Completes daily equipment
checks and maintenance: Assures equipment readiness, including
cleaning as needed or required, along with proficiency in equipment
operation safely, repairs within scope of abilities, and reports
deficiencies when noticed to supervisor and relief crew. Checks
Email, ESO, AMBUTRAK and other information devices while on duty
- Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s
- Required: High school diploma or equivalent (GED)
- Preferred: Associate Degree or equivalent (EMT)
- Required: N/A
- Preferred: Health Science
- Required: N/A
- Preferred: Six months 911 previous EMS experience
- Demonstrates proper body mechanics when performing job.
Demonstrates correct use of supplies, equipment, tools and
chemicals after training. Demonstrates the ability to work with,
clean-up spills and/or dispose of body fluids, blood, secretions as
defined in the organization policies and procedures. Dispose of
hazardous materials, chemicals or wastes in accordance with
department policy. Utilizes BSI when performing tasks. Shows
willingness to read, understand and follow all safety policies and
procedures according to organizational and departmental policies.
Performs essential work duties.
- PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Sits, stands and walks for long periods of time. Transports
and/or maneuvers items/people/equipment weighing up to 200 pounds.
Carries, pushes/pulls, lifts up to 125 pounds. Operates electrical
devices with keyboard and push buttons. Requires full range of body
motion including handling and lifting patients, manual and finger
dexterity eye hand coordination. Must be able to communicate
fluently and clearly in the English language both verbally and
Written. Requires working under stressful conditions and irregular
hours. Requires frequent exposure communicable diseases and
blood/body fluids. May require working in confined spaces or in the
elements (rain, heat, cold, etc.) Hears normal conversation with
others and normal use of the telephone. Visualizes with accuracy,
with or without glasses or contacts lenses up to twenty (20) feet,
recognizing color, shape and size
- MENTAL REQUIREMENTS
- Understands and follows oral and written
instructions/directions. Practices communication skills to exchange
ideas and/or information. Functions in high intensity environment.
Adapts to change in work environment. Exhibits effective decision-
making skills as appropriate. Recognizes and responds to age
specific needs of the population served. Communicates potential
problems according to departmental and organizational guidelines.
Organizes, prioritizes, and/or completed workload within designed
time. Participates in quality improvement activities-assesses and
- Required: Texas Dept. of State Health Services EMT-B
Certificate AND Valid Texas Drivers License. CEVO (Certified
Emergency Vehicle Operator) Certification.
- Preferred: American Heart Health Care Provider CPR
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