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Salary Breakdown

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Average

$35,430

ANNUAL

$17.03

HOURLY

Entry Level

$27,900

ANNUAL

$13.42

HOURLY

Mid Level

$35,230

ANNUAL

$16.94

HOURLY

Expert Level

$42,560

ANNUAL

$20.46

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

20

Current Available Jobs

5,220

Projected job openings through 2024


Sample Career Roadmap

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Job Titles

Entry Level

JOB TITLE

EMT-Basic

Mid Level

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EMT-Intermediate

Expert Level

JOB TITLE

EMT-Paramedic

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 Northern Arizona University

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Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

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Medicine and Dentistry

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Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

SKILL

Critical Thinking

SKILL

Coordination

SKILL

Active Listening

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Speaking

SKILL

Social Perceptiveness

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Inductive Reasoning


Job Opportunities

Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics

  • Emergency Department Technician
    Banner Health    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 1 day    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Chandler, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Emergency Ctr-Hosp

    **Work Shift:**

    Varied

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    You have a place in the health care industry. At Banner Health, caring for people is at the core of all we do. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. If that sounds like something you want to be a part of - apply today!

    Be a part of our growth at Banner Ocotillo Medical Center in Chandler, AZ. As a ED Tech, you will bring your experience and passion for health care to our Emergency department! You will have the opportunity to build relationships with the goal of making an impact on our patients at such an important time in their lives. You will be an active and engaged change agent; dedicated to the needs of our patients and families. Steadfast to safe, kind, effective, efficient, evidenced-based and high quality clinical care, outcome focused and solution oriented.

    BOMC Emergency Services is dedicated to serving our community with a state-of-the-art department consisting of 12 ED bays and 2 major treatment rooms, every bay is eICU capable and Smart phone, CareAware connect technology will be utilized. Successful candidates will become part of a team focused on developing a people centered culture with a one team approach. A mastery of communication and wiliness to teach peers are considered essential skills. We are committed to providing an excellent work environment where our team will be able to grow and expand their areas of expertise.

    Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

    The new state of the art Banner Ocotillo Medical Center is located on the southeast corner of Alma School Road and Loop 202 Santan Freeway. It is a four story, 245,000 square foot comprehensive medical care center situated on an 18-acre campus. We are a 96 bed facility with room for expansion utilizing innovative technology to provide excellent inpatient and outpatient care, services include imaging, surgery, labor and delivery, intensive care and emergency room services.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Advanced skills and functions: Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; phlebotomy; saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. After training in these advanced skills the ED Tech may perform these functions per state and facility guidelines on adult patients and pediatric patients twelve years of age and older upon direct delegation of the task.

    2. Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, to include pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction.

    3. Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.

    4. Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patients’ condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized.

    5. Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed.

    6. Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new ED Technicians.

    7. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician and other appropriate licensed health professionals. Position uses problem solving skills and provides effective communication with patients, patient families, health care providers and ancillary departments within the organization to provide quality patient care.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Either Emergency Medical Technician–Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification, or Certified Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. In Colorado: Either Emergency Medical Technician–Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification.

    Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Emergency Department Technician
    Banner Health    Chandler, AZ 85286
     Posted 1 day    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Chandler, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Emergency Ctr-Hosp

    **Work Shift:**

    Night

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    You have a place in the health care industry. At Banner Health, caring for people is at the core of all we do. We are committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. If that sounds like something you want to be a part of - apply today!

    Be a part of our growth at Banner Ocotillo Medical Center in Chandler, AZ. As a ED Tech, you will bring your experience and passion for health care to our Emergency department! You will have the opportunity to build relationships with the goal of making an impact on our patients at such an important time in their lives. You will be an active and engaged change agent; dedicated to the needs of our patients and families. Steadfast to safe, kind, effective, efficient, evidenced-based and high quality clinical care, outcome focused and solution oriented.

    BOMC Emergency Services is dedicated to serving our community with a state-of-the-art department consisting of 12 ED bays and 2 major treatment rooms, every bay is eICU capable and Smart phone, CareAware connect technology will be utilized. Successful candidates will become part of a team focused on developing a people centered culture with a one team approach. A mastery of communication and wiliness to teach peers are considered essential skills. We are committed to providing an excellent work environment where our team will be able to grow and expand their areas of expertise.

    Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

    The new state of the art Banner Ocotillo Medical Center is located on the southeast corner of Alma School Road and Loop 202 Santan Freeway. It is a four story, 245,000 square foot comprehensive medical care center situated on an 18-acre campus. We are a 96 bed facility with room for expansion utilizing innovative technology to provide excellent inpatient and outpatient care, services include imaging, surgery, labor and delivery, intensive care and emergency room services.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Advanced skills and functions: Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; phlebotomy; saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. After training in these advanced skills the ED Tech may perform these functions per state and facility guidelines on adult patients and pediatric patients twelve years of age and older upon direct delegation of the task.

    2. Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, to include pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction.

    3. Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.

    4. Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patients’ condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized.

    5. Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed.

    6. Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new ED Technicians.

    7. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician and other appropriate licensed health professionals. Position uses problem solving skills and provides effective communication with patients, patient families, health care providers and ancillary departments within the organization to provide quality patient care.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Either Emergency Medical Technician–Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification, or Certified Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. In Colorado: Either Emergency Medical Technician–Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification.

    Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Donor Intake Nurse – RN, LPN, or EMT-P (Immediate Benefits)
    Biolife Plasma Services    Mesa, AZ 85201
     Posted 3 days    

    By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.

    Job Description

    About BioLife Plasma Services

    Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we'll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.

    BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

    OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

    The Donor Intake Nurse (Medical Support Specialist) determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor adverse events, review of laboratory test results, donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues. Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment. The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).

    ACCOUNTABILITIES

    Donor Eligibility (85%)


    * Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, blood testing, and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) as required.
    * Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs. Follow applicable SOPs for medical emergencies including the execution of Center Physician's standing orders and donor transport to emergency care facilities.
    * Manage donor deferral; reviews test results and notify donors of unsuitable test results per applicable SOPs.
    * Initiation and investigation of Post Donation Information (PDI).
    * Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility.
    * Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs.

    Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager (5%)


    * Conduct pre-placement evaluation of new hires to include assessment of medical history questionnaire.
    * Support the Hepatitis B and Seasonal Flu vaccination programs for employees as applicable.
    * Maintain applicable employee medical records.
    * Member of EHS site committee and assist in training of employees, as required.
    * Manage employee incidents and determine whether further evaluation is required by occupational health/ER. Refer to EHS guidance regarding employee incidents.
    * Administer first aid to employees as needed.
    * Act as Pandemic Coordinator when authorized by EHS.
    * Supports investigations associated with pandemic threats within local community as indicated by EHS or Medical Affairs.

    May perform all required duties in the area of Medical History (including, but not limited to): (10%)


    * Greet donors as they enter and exit the donor floor.
    * Take and record donor pulse, blood pressure, and temperature measures and monitor electronic donor questionnaire system.
    * Perform finger stick, test sample, and record other donor measures to include hematocrit, total protein and weight.
    * Enter donor information into the Donor Information System (DIS).

    DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

    Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise


    * Currently licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Paramedic (EMT-P), Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse (LPN or LVN), Registered Nurse (RN), Nurse Practitioner (NP), or Physician Assistant (PA).
    * Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required
    * Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy
    * Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist
    * Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred
    * Effective communication skills
    * Detail-oriented
    * Customer service oriented
    * Basic computer skills
    * Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours

    Leadership


    * Integrity
    * Fairness
    * Honesty
    * Perseverance
    * Putting the patient at the center
    * Building trust with society
    * Reinforcing our reputation
    * Developing the business
    * Effective coaching and counseling skills.

    Decision-making and Autonomy


    * Routinely makes decisions determining donor eligibility.
    * Seeks guidance from Center Physician and Center Management (including Quality) for medium to high impact decisions and urgent matters.
    * Regularly advises and consults with donors/customers (External)
    * Coordinates with Center Management team and Quality to ensure successful operation standards are met (Internal)

    Interaction


    * Responsible for providing exceptional customer service to donors (external) and fellow employees (internal)
    * Attend staff meetings and other team meetings as required.
    * Ability to multi-task and work as a team player.
    * Attention to detail and ability to work independently
    * Effective coaching and counseling skills.

    Innovation


    * Coordinates will all other center roles to effectively problem solve, ensure safety of staff and donors, and provide an exceptional customer experience.
    * Supports the center management team in identifying operational opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to center processes as needed, through use of company approved procedures (including but not limited to 5S, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen).

    Complexity


    * Maintain general cleanliness of work area and assist other work areas as needed to ensure a clean and professional environment.
    * Willingness to travel preferred. (less than 10%)

    EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

    Essential: Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent graduate of a recognized educational nursing program.

    Desired: Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    * FLSA Classification (US) - Non-Exempt
    * Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Locations

    USA - AZ - Mesa

    Worker Type

    Employee

    Worker Sub-Type

    Regular

    Time Type

    Full time


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Donor Intake Nurse – RN, LPN, or EMT-P (Immediate Benefits) Full Time
    Biolife Plasma Services    Avondale, AZ 85323
     Posted 3 days    

    By clicking the "Apply" button, I understand that my employment application process with Takeda will commence and that the information I provide in my application will be processed in line with Takeda's Privacy Notice and Terms of Use. I further attest that all information I submit in my employment application is true to the best of my knowledge.

    Job Description

    About BioLife Plasma Services

    Every day at BioLife, we feel good knowing that what we do helps improve the lives of patients with rare diseases. While you focus on our donors, we'll support you. We offer a purpose you can believe in, a team you can count on, opportunities for career growth, and a comprehensive benefits program, all in a fast-paced, friendly environment.

    BioLife Plasma Services is a subsidiary of Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd.

    OBJECTIVES/PURPOSE

    The Donor Intake Nurse (Medical Support Specialist) determines donor eligibility to donate plasma, management of donor adverse events, review of laboratory test results, donor notification of unsuitable test results. The Medical Support Specialist works under the direct supervision of the Center Manager (or Assistant Manager as applicable) for operational guidance and under the supervision of the Center Physician for medical issues. Ideally, the Medical Support Specialist will be familiar with regulations of the plasma collection industry and/or a manufacturing environment. The Medical Support Specialist follows guidance provided by BioLife Medical Affairs and provides center level support of environmental, health and safety (EHS).

    ACCOUNTABILITIES

    Donor Eligibility (85%)


    * Determine donor eligibility accurately and in a timely manner, to include, proper management of informed consent, AIDS education and confidential self-exclusion, medical history interview and acceptance requirements, physical examination, blood testing, and reviewing Serological Protein Electrophoresis (SPE) as required.
    * Evaluate and manage donor reaction(s), which occurs at the facility as outlined in the SOPs. Follow applicable SOPs for medical emergencies including the execution of Center Physician's standing orders and donor transport to emergency care facilities.
    * Manage donor deferral; reviews test results and notify donors of unsuitable test results per applicable SOPs.
    * Initiation and investigation of Post Donation Information (PDI).
    * Refer to the Center Physician or Medical Affairs (as applicable) when in need of providing unacceptable findings to donors, problem solving, or guidance concerning medical or technical issues, including donor safety and eligibility.
    * Demonstrate continued competency in the performance of job responsibilities and complete periodic assessment with the Center Physician per applicable SOPs.

    Assist the EHS program as required per SOPs or as requested by the EHS Manager (5%)


    * Conduct pre-placement evaluation of new hires to include assessment of medical history questionnaire.
    * Support the Hepatitis B and Seasonal Flu vaccination programs for employees as applicable.
    * Maintain applicable employee medical records.
    * Member of EHS site committee and assist in training of employees, as required.
    * Manage employee incidents and determine whether further evaluation is required by occupational health/ER. Refer to EHS guidance regarding employee incidents.
    * Administer first aid to employees as needed.
    * Act as Pandemic Coordinator when authorized by EHS.
    * Supports investigations associated with pandemic threats within local community as indicated by EHS or Medical Affairs.

    May perform all required duties in the area of Medical History (including, but not limited to): (10%)


    * Greet donors as they enter and exit the donor floor.
    * Take and record donor pulse, blood pressure, and temperature measures and monitor electronic donor questionnaire system.
    * Perform finger stick, test sample, and record other donor measures to include hematocrit, total protein and weight.
    * Enter donor information into the Donor Information System (DIS).

    DIMENSIONS AND ASPECTS

    Technical/Functional (Line) Expertise


    * Currently licensed or certified in the state where duties will be assigned: Paramedic (EMT-P), Licensed Practical or Vocational Nurse (LPN or LVN), Registered Nurse (RN), Physician Assistant (PA), or Nurse Practitioner (NP)
    * Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and AED certification required
    * Fulfillment of state requirements (in state of licensure) for basic IV therapy
    * Able to satisfactorily complete the FDA approved training requirements for BioLife Medical Support Specialist
    * Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred
    * Effective communication skills
    * Detail-oriented
    * Customer service oriented
    * Basic computer skills
    * Willingness to work with other Center Medical Team members to ensure coverage of all operating hours

    Leadership


    * Integrity
    * Fairness
    * Honesty
    * Perseverance
    * Putting the patient at the center
    * Building trust with society
    * Reinforcing our reputation
    * Developing the business
    * Effective coaching and counseling skills.

    Decision-making and Autonomy


    * Routinely makes decisions determining donor eligibility.
    * Seeks guidance from Center Physician and Center Management (including Quality) for medium to high impact decisions and urgent matters.
    * Regularly advises and consults with donors/customers (External)
    * Coordinates with Center Management team and Quality to ensure successful operation standards are met (Internal)

    Interaction


    * Responsible for providing exceptional customer service to donors (external) and fellow employees (internal)
    * Attend staff meetings and other team meetings as required.
    * Ability to multi-task and work as a team player.
    * Attention to detail and ability to work independently
    * Effective coaching and counseling skills.

    Innovation


    * Coordinates will all other center roles to effectively problem solve, ensure safety of staff and donors, and provide an exceptional customer experience.
    * Supports the center management team in identifying operational opportunities for continuous improvement, initiating changes to center processes as needed, through use of company approved procedures (including but not limited to 5S, Value Stream Mapping and Kaizen).

    Complexity


    * Maintain general cleanliness of work area and assist other work areas as needed to ensure a clean and professional environment.
    * Willingness to travel preferred. (less than 10%)

    EDUCATION, BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:

    Essential: Graduate of a recognized educational program.

    Desired:


    * Bachelor's Degree preferred.
    * Minimum of two years in a clinical or hospital setting preferred.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


    * FLSA Classification (US) - Non-Exempt
    * Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

    Locations

    USA - AZ - Avondale

    Worker Type

    Employee

    Worker Sub-Type

    Regular

    Time Type

    Full time


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • EMT/Tech
    Neuropsychiatric Hospitals LLC    Prescott, AZ 86304
     Posted 4 days    

    HEALING THE BODY AND MIND Founded fifteen (15) years ago, Neuropsychiatric Hospitals is the largest hospital system in the nation providing care to patients with both neurological and medical needs. We are unique in that we serve a population which others have been previously been unable to, largely due the patient’s underlying medial issues. Our facilities throughout the nation maintain an inter-disciplinary focus using a multi-specialty approach for both neuropsychiatric and complex medical care issues. This proven approach provides unrivaled quality care for all of our patients. We have multiple locations throughout the United States and are continuing to add locations to ensure better access to our unique model of care.

    Medical Behavioral Hospital of Northern Arizona, a NeuroPsychiatric Hospital, is looking for a detailed oriented, prudent and professional AIDES & EMT'S for our DAY and NIGHT Shifts who understand the importance of patient care!

    A disciplined professional who can work efficiently in this sometimes fast-paced environment while maintaining quality patient care that complies to hospital policy and procedure at all times. Someone who is there for our patients.

    Someone who is willing to follow the direction of the nurses, including breaks and lunches. If you are compassionate, have outstanding attendance and most of all, have a passion for patient care that is EXCEPTIONAL – we would like to meet you!

    The AIDE/EMT will:

    + Assist patient’s in performing daily activities and ADL's per the plan of care and as directed by the Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse.

    + Perform basic patient care within their scope of practice.

    + Maintain an orderly environment in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.

    We offer exceptional compensation with the opportunity for advancement. We are looking for exceptional talent who demonstrates exceptional compassion.

    ** NEUROPSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS/CAPELLA UNIVERSITY PARTNER TO GIVE ALL EMPLOYEES THE OPPORTUNITY FOR AFFORDABLE DEGREE ADVANCEMENT **

    Education: High School or GED

    Licensure: Plus but not required.

    Experience: One (1) Year prior experience as an AIDE or EMT.

    #INDEEDMED

    ID: 2021-1409

    External Company URL: www. neuropsychiatrichospitals.net

    Street: 181 S. Whipple St


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paramedic
    Gila River Health Care    Gila River Districts, AZ
     Posted 4 days    

    Administers advanced life support care to sick and injured persons to stabilize, evacuate and transport them to an appropriate medical facility by performing the following duties personally. Responsible for ensuring that all critical tasks are fulfilled on a timely basis.

    + Maintains proficiency in cardiology, pharmacology, acute medicine, advanced airway and respiratory therapies, trauma, burns, orthopedic injuries, triage, extrication, and fluid resuscitation.

    + Adheres to Universal Precautions when dealing with patients and all other individuals.

    + Accurately assesses nature and extent of illness or injury to establish and prioritize medical procedures to be followed, or need for additional assistance.

    + Utilizes a wide array of diagnostic, treatment and monitoring equipment/materials to assure accurate pre-hospital diagnoses and safe transport of all patients.

    + Restores and stabilizes heart rhythm on pulseless, nonbreathing patients.

    + Monitors trauma, critical and cardiac patients while responding to symptoms and data palliatively and appropriately prior to hospital arrival.

    + Initiates intravenous fluids to administer medication or drugs, or to replace fluids lacking in body.

    + Performs endotracheal intubation to open airways and ventilate patient.

    + Administers injections of medications and drugs when appropriate and necessary.

    + Inflates pneumatic anti-shock garment on patient to improve blood circulation.

    + Ensures that all medications are used properly and without error.

    + Maintains control of response locations and coordination of activities as the primary provider at emergency locations.

    + Coordinates work with other emergency medical team members and police and fire department personnel.

    + Administers initial treatment at emergency scene and takes and records patient's vital signs.

    + Assists in extricating trapped victims and transports sick and injured persons to treatment center.

    + Observes, records, and reports on patient's condition and reaction to drugs, treatments, and significant incidents.

    + Decontaminates emergency vehicles following treatment of patients, particularly those with infectious diseases, and reports such cases to proper authorities.

    + Keeps current on treatment techniques, protocol changes, and application of new drugs, material, and equipment.

    + Prepares required reports and maintains records of activities.

    + Provides ongoing patient and family medical/health education and advocacy outside of emergency care.

    + Requisitions and restocks supplies, material, and equipment.

    + Provides capability and skill development to Emergency Medical Technicians.

    + Performs all responsibilities in a highly safe manner by staying aware of hazards including vehicle traffic, dangerous conditions, and combative and/or dangerous individuals.

    + Demonstrates ability to regularly change priorities to accomplish all tasks despite frequent interruptions.

    + Demonstrates ability to clearly communicate, both orally and in writing, while performing all essential functions.

    + Performs other special projects and duties as assigned.

    + High school graduation at a minimum.

    + National Registry Paramedic Certification and/or AzDHS Paramedic state license.

    + ACLS, PALS, ICS 100, 200, 700, 800 certifications.

    + ITLS or AMLS course completion is preferred as well as MAG300 and 400 advanced NIMS training.

    + Demonstrated ability to relate to diverse cultures and specifically the Gila River Community and/or other Native American cultures.

    + Interest in medical subjects, patient services/care, and customer service.

    + Prior medical environment work experience is preferred.

    Department: Emergency Med Serv

    Job ID: 2021-7784

    Shift: Varied

    Email Address: asuor@GRHC.ORG


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Emergency Department Technician
    Banner Health    Page, AZ 86040
     Posted 4 days    

    Primary City/State:
    Page, Arizona

    Department Name:
    Banner Staffing Services-AZ

    Work Shift:
    Night

    Job Category:
    Clinical Care

    Banner Staffing Services offers a world of opportunities to make an impact on one of the country's leading health systems. If you're looking to leverage your abilities to make a difference - you belong at Banner Staffing Services

    As the internal staffing (registry) provider for Banner Health, Banner Staffing Services (BSS) provides opportunities within one of the country's leading health systems. The BSS team is dedicated to providing personal attention and professional support for its employees. Registry opportunities are a great way to market your skills within Banner Health. As a BSS employee, you are eligible to apply (at any time) as an internal applicant to any regular full-time or part-time opportunities within Banner Health.

    In addition, registry employment through BSS offers:

    Competitive wages

    Paid orientation

    Flexible Schedules (select positions)

    Fewer Shifts Cancelled

    Weekly pay

    403(b) Pre-tax retirement plan

    Employee Assistance Program

    Employee wellness program

    Discount Entertainment tickets

    Restaurant/Shopping discounts

    Auto Purchase Plan

    BSS Registry positions do not have guaranteed hours and no medical benefits package is offered. BSS requires: Completion of post-offer Occupational Health physical assessment, drug screen and background check (includes; employment, criminal and education).

    POSITION SUMMARY
    This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.

    CORE FUNCTIONS
    1. Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Advanced skills and functions: Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; phlebotomy; saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. After training in these advanced skills the ED Tech may perform these functions per state and facility guidelines on adult patients and pediatric patients twelve years of age and older upon direct delegation of the task.

    2. Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, to include pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction.

    3. Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.

    4. Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patients' condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized.

    5. Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed.

    6. Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new ED Technicians.

    7. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician and other appropriate licensed health professionals. Position uses problem solving skills and provides effective communication with patients, patient families, health care providers and ancillary departments within the organization to provide quality patient care.

    Performs all functions according to established policies, procedures, regulatory and accreditation requirements, as well as applicable professional standards. Provides all customers of Banner Health with an excellent service experience by consistently demonstrating our core and leader behaviors each and every day.

    NOTE: The core functions are intended to describe the general content of and requirements of this position and are not intended to be an exhaustive statement of duties. Specific tasks or responsibilities will be documented as outlined by the incumbent's immediate manager.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Either Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification, or Certified Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. In Colorado: Either Emergency Medical Technician-Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification.

    Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paramedic
    Cardiac Imaging, Inc.    Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405
     Posted 4 days    

    Cardiac Imaging, Inc. (www.mobilecardiacpet.com) has brought together advanced nuclear medicine technology with convenient care through our turnkey mobile clinics. Our service allows physicians to treat their patients for cardiac disease with the most cutting edge tools in nuclear medicine, without leaving the comfort of their practice. We exclusively perform mobile cardiac PET imaging exams, the recognized gold standard across the United States in detecting early coronary artery disease before it is evident on other imaging tests.

    We are currently seeking a Paramedic to assist our Nuclear Medicine Technologist on our Mobile Cardiac Imaging Program. Travel may be required, including overnight stays. The right candidate will have extensive experience with stress testing procedures, be enthusiastic and patient friendly.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    + Preparation of patient for stress testing procedure including patient interviews, obtaining medical history, obtaining patient consent and required signatures, and conducting patient teaching related to nuclear imaging procedure, including risks and complications.

    + Assess patients’ blood pressure, pulse, respirations, lung sounds, and establish Peripheral Intravenous (IV) access.

    + Set up and monitor patient through 12 lead EKG stress testing including application of 12 lead EKG monitor pads and application leads.

    + Identify EKG rhythm and interpretation.

    + Preparation of pharmacological stress agents, dose calculation and administration.

    + Under the direct supervision of the site physician, application of ACLS algorithms if patients experience heart problems or cardiac arrest during procedure including administration of resuscitation pharmacological agents, oropharyngeal and nasopharyngeal airway placement and suctioning.

    + Completion of daily paperwork at customer site to include obtaining physician signature(s), photocopying, and faxing.

    + Must comply with established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program, safety and environmental standards.

    Requirements

    + Active Paramedic License or Credentialed by CCI (CCT) REQUIRED

    + ACLS Certified

    + One or more years of prior experience as a paramedic

    + Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, and Practice Management Systems.

    + Ability to work well with others in a professional manner in a team oriented environment.

    Benefits

    + Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)

    + Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)

    + Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

    + Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)

    + Short Term & Long Term Disability

    + Training & Development


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Paramedic or AEMT - Amazing Benefits
    Biomat USA, Inc.    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 5 days    

    Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world. Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions.

    Paramedic or Advanced EMT

    Great Schedules, Competitive Wages, Growth Potential, Amazing Benefits!

    For more information call or text Brian at 501 605 6923 or Email at Brian.Cullan@Grifols.com

    **Center Medical Specialist**

    **Primary responsibilities for role:**

    * Promote customer satisfaction through appropriate interaction and responsiveness to customer needs.

    * Builds rapport with donors to ensure overall customer satisfaction with the center to support long term donation.

    * Selection of suitable plasmapheresis donors by performing physical examinations and taking medical histories on all donors through the use of FDA approved Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) Manual, current State and Federal guidelines, OSHA, CLIA, CGMP, all internal company procedures and personal education and experience.

    * Responsible for donor awareness to potential hazards .

    * Administration of donor consent form.

    * Provides Donor education on trends identified regarding general health assessment completed at the Center.

    * Provides counseling to Donors regarding unacceptable test results.

    * Evaluates and manages donor injuries and adverse events.

    * Performs evaluations of any history of illness or medications to ensure continued donor suitability.

    * Ensures Donor medical information is complete and accurate prior to donation.

    * Review of donor screening test to ensure eligibility of continued donation.

    * Assists in employee training and coaching regarding medical SOPs as necessary.

    * Assists with the administration of employee Hepatitis Vaccine program.

    * Maintain supplies necessary to perform job duties.

    * Maintains and ensures proper sanitation and cleaning of equipment and work areas between donors.

    * Ensures Donor and Staff confidentiality.

    * Reports all unsafe situations or conditions to Center Management.

    * Perform other duties as required.

    **Job Requirements**

    * Educated and currently certified/licensed in the state of employment and according to state requirements as an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician (or equivalent) , Licensed Practical Nurse, Licensed Vocation Nurse, Paramedic or Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioners or Physician Assistant.

    * Current CPR certification required.

    **Attributes:**

    Work is performed in a plasma center. Exposure to biological fluids with potential exposure to infectious organisms. Exposure to electrical office and laboratory equipment. Exposure to extreme cold below 32 degrees F while performing functions in plasma freezers. Personal protective equipment required such as protective eyewear, garments, gloves and cold-gear. Work is performed both standing and sitting for up to 2 to 4 hours per day each. The position does require bending and twisting of neck up from 1 to 2 hours per day. Frequent hand movement of both hands with the ability to make fast, simple, movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Ability to make precise coordinated movements, of the fingers to grasp and manipulate objects. Frequent foot movement; may squat, crouch or sit on one's heels on rare occasion. Occasionally walks, bends and twists at waist. Light lifting of 15lbs. with a maximum lift of 50lbs. May reach below shoulder height. Hearing acuity essential. Color perception/discrimination, near vision and far vision correctable in one eye to 20/30 and to 20/100 in the other eye. Able to communicate information and ideas so others will understand; with the ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences. Works independently and within guidance of oral or written instructions. Performs a wide range of tasks as dictated by variable demands and changing conditions. Relates sensitive information to diverse groups.

    **EEO Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans**

    **\#Biomatusa**

    Learn more about Grifols

    **Req ID:** 272707

    **Type:** Regular Full-Time

    **Job Category:** Nursing/Healthcare


    Employment Type

    Full Time

  • Emergency Department Technician EDT
    Banner Health    Casa Grande, AZ 85193
     Posted 5 days    

    **Primary City/State:**

    Casa Grande, Arizona

    **Department Name:**

    Emergency Ctr-Hosp

    **Work Shift:**

    Evening

    **Job Category:**

    Clinical Care

    Your Journey with us began the moment you made the choice to seek a career with Banner Health. Whether you are just beginning your career or your Journey has spanned 30 years, Banner's employer commitment is: "We'll help make a difference in your life and career so you can make a difference in the lives of others.”

    At Banner Casa Grande Medical Center, Emergency Department we are proud to service our patients as we focus on fulfilling Banner’s mission to make a difference in people’s lives through excellent patient care. With 26 beds we see approximately 40,000 patients annually. We are looking for Emergency Department Technicians who want to work in a fast-paced environment. You will work with our professional care givers to provide great customer service to the East Valley. As an Emergency Department Technician, you will have the opportunity to use your experience and skills in a well diverse population. If you are looking to gain experience with all patients and a wide range of patient acuity levels, this is the place for you.

    This is a full time (36 hours/week) mid shift position: 3P-3:30A

    Weekend rotations are required in this role. Enjoy a flat rate $1/hour weekend shift differential and an 18%-night shift differential when applicable.

    Banner Casa Grande Medical Center is a 150+ bed acute-care hospital located midway between Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz. The communities around Banner Casa Grande are experiencing significant growth and our hospital is growing with it. In the past five years, a $25 million expansion was completed. Departmental renovations and updates are ongoing, the newest addition being our Interventional Cardiology program. As the newest addition to Banner Health, one of the largest nonprofit health systems in the country, you'll have access to a vast network of colleagues and expanded access to career opportunities.

    POSITION SUMMARY

    This position is responsible for providing patient care and assists health care providers in performing assigned patient procedures within scope of training. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician in providing patient care.

    CORE FUNCTIONS

    1. Under general supervision of the RN, APN, PA, or Physician, performs assigned procedures including, but not limited to: electrocardiogram testing (EKG); wound cleansing; initial, repeat and orthostatic vital sign measurements; application of monitor leads, specimen collection, and transports stable telemetry or non-monitored patients to nursing units. Advanced skills and functions: Where state statute permits, performs blood glucose testing; phlebotomy; saline lock insertion; IV discontinuation; bladder (Foley) catheterization. After training in these advanced skills the ED Tech may perform these functions per state and facility guidelines on adult patients and pediatric patients twelve years of age and older upon direct delegation of the task.

    2. Sets up, prepares patient and assists with patient exam and minor surgical or health procedures within scope of training such as, but not limited to: lumbar punctures; sterile instrument and field preparation, suturing lacerations, chest tube insertion, closed fracture reduction, gastric lavage, pelvic examinations, restraint application, and cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Applies orthopedic devices, to include pre-manufactured and plaster splints under physician direction.

    3. Performs specimen collection, ensuring accuracy in identification and integrity by using appropriate techniques for all age criteria as required by Lab. Where state statute permits, performs point of care testing for blood glucose, hemoccult and gastroccult or other tests, and performs quality control checks on point of care equipment as required.

    4. Provides communication and updates to RN, Physician or other providers related to perceived reactions or changes to patients’ condition. Accurately records information in the patient record, documents vital signs and procedures completed, as well as the equipment and techniques utilized.

    5. Monitors supply stock levels and reports needs. Notifies housekeeping, maintenance, biomedical engineering, and others to ensure proper equipment and a safe environment is maintained. Maintains appropriate levels of stock in medication room, exam room bedside carts, and specialty carts. Assists with health unit coordination tasks and reception responsibilities as needed.

    6. Attends department meetings and educational sessions; Assists in orienting and training of new ED Technicians.

    7. Position receives general supervision from RN, APN, PA, or Physician and other appropriate licensed health professionals. Position uses problem solving skills and provides effective communication with patients, patient families, health care providers and ancillary departments within the organization to provide quality patient care.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge.

    Requires Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. Either Emergency Medical Technician–Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification, or Certified Nursing Assistant in state of practice is required for new hires and transfers. In Colorado: Either Emergency Medical Technician–Basic (EMT-B) with state licensure or certification.

    Position requires basic computer skills, effective communication (written and verbal) skills, and problem-solving ability.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

    Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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