Critical Care Unit Tech - Paramedic /

  • Novant Health UVA Culpeper Medical Center
  • Culpeper, VA 22701, USA
  • Mar 06, 2021
Technician Technologist

Job Description

The Critical Care Unit Technician Paramedic is to assist with patient care ranging from minor injury and illness to initiating advanced life support measures within the scope of practice under the direct supervision of the registered nurse and CCU provider. Integral member of the Critical Care Department performing specific technical tasks as outlined on the technician’s skills competency check list Accurately documents care provided in patient medical record Assists with secretarial duties Stocks patient supplies and assists with inventory Monitors equipment to ensure working order and cleanliness. Enters work orders for broken equipment Cleans patient rooms and equipment between patients Perform IV/IO access Operate mechanical IV Pumps Operate Defibrillator to include cardioversion and cardiac pacing Management of non-displaced gastrostomy tube Invasive hemodynamic monitoring NG/OG placement Administer ACLS and PALS medications Other medications ordered by provider per our Advanced Technician Program policy. Other duties as assigned under scope of practice of Virginia as a Paramedic EXEMPTION STATUS Non-Exempt REQUIREMENTS Education: High School Diploma or GED preferred. Experience: EMTs – 1 year of current documented field experience or one year current healthcare experience Knowledge, skills and abilities required: Basic patient assessment skills including primary survey Basic knowledge of primary interventions Demonstrated effective communication skills High level of compassion, desire to help others, and self-confidence Basic computer knowledge with demonstrated administrative skills Licensure/Certification: EMT-P Refer to Life Support Training Policy #636

Schedule

12-Hour Days

Employment Type

Full-Time